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Your conduct prior to court proceedings
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2009

The usual rule in court proceedings is that the losing party pays the winner’s legal costs


Small claims an overview
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2009

Any court proceedings that you commence with a financial value of less than £5000 will be dealt with by the courts as a ‘small claim’


Claiming compensation for management time
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2009

The recent decision in the case Bridge UK Com v Abbey Pynford affirms the principle that courts are willing to allow claims for management time, especially when they are fully documented


Concurrent delay: back to basics (again)
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2010

During a construction project, a number of events are likely to have arisen that appear to have delayed completion


Competition Appeal Tribunal slashes OFT construction fines
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2011

A number of construction companies were successful in their appeal to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) to reduce the fines imposed by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in its "Bid rigging in the construction industry" decision


Abolition of expert witness immunity by the Supreme Court implications for the resolution of constructions disputes
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2011

Until now, expert witnesses who gave evidence in court could not be sued for giving evidence negligently or for the negligent content of a report on which their evidence is based


Be careful what you say the erosion of the sanctity of the ‘Without Prejudice’ rule
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2011

When parties enter discussions to try and resolve a dispute they may state that such discussions are "without prejudice", preventing the other party from later raising them in evidence in any proceedings


CPA model conditions fail to protect owner of construction plant
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2010

The Construction Plant Hire Association's Models Conditions for Plant Hire 2001 (CPA Model Conditions) are widely used throughout the construction industry


Getting back the cost of going to court- reforms are in the pipeline
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2009

A comprehensive report on the cost of court proceedings will emerge at the end of the year


Statutory right to adjudicate extended as the TCC adopts a narrow approach to exclusions
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2009

A recent Technology and Construction Court decision has confirmed that the ‘construction operations’ which are excluded from the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the "Construction Act") should be interpreted narrowly to ensure that non-specialist contractors and subcontractors down the contractual chain are not unfairly excluded