Episode 5: Standard Forms

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Episode 5: Standard Forms


In this episode, John Denis-Smith discusses his chapter on standard form contracts with Paul Darling QC, looking at developments in the law in respect of JCT and NEC forms and… Read more »

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John Pugh-Smith co-ordinates launch of MHCLG/PINS Planning Mediation Service


In this video, John Pugh-Smith FCIArb explains how mediation can resolve, often bitter and intractable, planning disputes following the Planning Inspectorate’s  launch of  its joint “Pathfinder” initiative with the MHCLG… Read more »

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John Pugh-Smith co-ordinates launch of MHCLG/PINS Planning Mediation Service


On 19th July the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) launched its joint “Pathfinder” initiative with the MHCLG following the  Chief Planner’s July Newsletter announcement. Its purpose is to help manage its current… Read more »

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The rise of incrementalism


British politics has another -ism. After Socialism, Liberalism and Thatcherism, we now have incrementalism. Incrementalism was used by the Lord Chancellor to explain why his changes to judicial review are… Read more »

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Reflections on Secretary of State for Health v Servier Laboratories Ltd: Keeping economic torts within their proper bounds


On 2 July 2021, a seven-judge panel of the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Secretary of State for Health v Servier Laboratories Ltd[1] (“Servier”). The appeal concerned the tort… Read more »

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Part 2: Paul Darling OBE QC summarises the decision of the Supreme Court in Triplepoint v PTT on liquidated damages


In this, the second of two parts, Paul Darling QC reports on the Supreme Court’s decision in Triplepoint  v PTT on the meaning of the word ‘negligence’ in a limitation… Read more »

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Episode 4: Certificates and Payment


In this episode, David Sawtell discusses his chapter on payment and certificates with Paul Darling QC: The impact of the decision of the Supreme Court in Braganza v BP Shipping… Read more »

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Part 1: Paul Darling OBE QC summarises the decision of the Supreme Court in Triplepoint v PTT on liquidated damages


On 16th July, the Supreme Court issued judgement in the case of Triple Point Technology and PPT. The appeal raised three main issues, firstly the provision of liquidated damages when… Read more »

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Issues in Unfair Prejudice Petitions 1: What constitutes conduct of the company’s affairs?


In this series of blog posts, Anna Lintner analyses aspects of unfair prejudice petitions. Section 994(1) of the Companies Act 2006 provides a mechanism for obtaining relief where a shareholder… Read more »

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Episode 7: Fatal Accident Act Claims Part 3 – complicated financial dependency claims, wealth creators and section 4 disregard


In the last of this trilogy of episodes, Emily Formby QC and Romilly Cummerson conclude their discussion about Fatal Accident Act claims by considering the more complicated financial dependency claims… Read more »

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