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Defective work: where can an owner recover the cost of demolition and rebuilding? Liquidated damages: what is the consequence of leaving the amount payable blank?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

A recent Australian decision allowed the award of damages for the cost of demolishing and rebuilding an entire building because a polished concrete


How, and why, adjudicators should stick to the script
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

A developer of a house in Hampstead went to adjudication against its shell and core contractor, claiming liquidated damages. It failed, because the


Court gives adjudicator helping hand with contract formation issues
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

An employer's notice of adjudication asked for a declaration that there was a binding construction contract and that its terms included those of the


Parties bound by arbitration clause that did not surface
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

A clause in a subcontract for painting submarines said that the contractor's standard terms and conditions were incorporated. The clause also said


Top three construction cases: May 2016
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

In Stellite Construction Limited v Vascroft Contractors Limited 2016 EWHC 792 (TCC), Carr J in the Technology and Construction Court severed part


Stellite Construction Ltd v Vascroft Contractors Ltd
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

In these Part 8 proceedings, Stellite Construction Ltd (“Stellite”) sought declarations that an adjudicator’s decision was unenforceable on the basis


Know what you are dealing with: lessons learned from Murphy v Beckton
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

Carr J's judgment in J Murphy & Sons Ltd v Beckton Energy Ltd offers a salutary reminder of the dangers that can befall a contractor when dealing


Doing business in the UK - a guide to the construction industry
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

The UK has been at the forefront of the international construction industry for decades and remains one of the largest construction markets in Europe


Stellite Construction Ltd v Vascroft Contractors Ltd 2016 EWHC 792 (TCC)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

In this case, the court severed an adjudicator's decision where he decided an issue that went beyond his jurisdiction. The dispute arose after the


Ro-Bal Steel Fabrications Ltd v G Jones Site Services Ltd 2016 EWHC 292 (Ch)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

In another case involving a winding-up petition, the petition was dismissed, after the court found there was a dispute as to whether the statutory