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Court of Appeal solves collateral warranty adjudication riddle

United Kingdom - June 27 2022 A Court of Appeal decision last week has overturned a TCC decision concerning the right to adjudicate under collateral warranties. The Court’s…

Christopher Hallam, Lauren Ryan, Matthew Taylor

Building Safety Act 2022: a shift in the liability landscape

United Kingdom - June 1 2022 The recently enacted Building Safety Act 2022 (the “Act”) makes profound changes to the liability landscape in the UK construction industry. A number…

Catherine Gelder, Frances Gordon-Weeks, Matthew Taylor

Adjudication enforcement by companies in liquidation: Court of Appeal raises fundamental objections

United Kingdom - November 12 2021 A recent Court of Appeal decision has criticised obiter comments made by the Supreme Court in Bresco v Lonsdale to the effect that adjudication…

Adrian Bell, Liz Game, Matthew Taylor

Adjudicating under collateral warranties

United Kingdom - September 27 2021 A recent TCC decision has concluded that a collateral warranty did not fall within the Construction Act and refused enforcement of an adjudication…

Josh Atallah, Victoria Peckett

Payment notices and pay less notices: genuine belief required

United Kingdom - September 21 2021 A recent TCC decision appears to be the first to consider the subjective requirement for a valid payment notice under the Construction Act. This…

Nick Case, Shona Frame