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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


Just because it might be wrong, that doesn't mean it's unjust: the courts will enforce quick-fire adjudication decisions
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

Statutory adjudication of disputes over construction contracts was introduced to counter unacceptable delays and expense in traditional dispute resolution processes


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