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"Manifestly Unjust" - JRT Developments Ltd v TW Dixon (Developments) Limited [2020]

United Kingdom - November 20 2020 A stay of execution of summary judgment proceedings enforcing an adjudicator's decision will rarely be given. One example of where it may be given is…

Connor Guinea.

Courts confirm Construction Act "Pay first, argue later" regime once again

United Kingdom - July 30 2020 In the current climate, "smash and grab" adjudications - where a party seeks payment based not on the true value owed to them, but on the basis that…

Amy Pairman.

COVID-19 and construction: Health and safety guidance for open sites

United Kingdom - April 7 2020 07.04.20 Construction remains an area where the guidance on whether or not to keep sites open during the COVID-19 outbreak is not as clear cut as the…

Kate Donachie.

Insolvency: a high, but not absolute bar, to adjudication enforcement

United Kingdom - November 27 2019 The English Court of Appeal in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (In Liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd settled that insolvency will not…

Kirsty Shaw.

Milestone Payments - an adequate mechanism for payment

United Kingdom - September 9 2019 In a Court of Appeal decision handed down last week the court considered whether milestone payments in a construction contract constituted an…

Claire Rice.