The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (Arbitration World Jurisdictional and Institutional Comparisons 6th Edition- Sweet & Maxwell)

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The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (Arbitration World Jurisdictional and Institutional Comparisons 6th Edition- Sweet & Maxwell)


Adrian Hughes QC & John Denis-Smith (Arbitration World Jurisdictional and Institutional Comparisons 6th Edition – Sweet & Maxwell). 1. INSTITUTIONAL HISTORY AND ORGANISATIONAL FRAMEWORK 1.1 How is the institution organised and… Read more »

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When the boat comes in: when making a windfall profit does not count as mitigation – John Denis-Smith (Practical Law Construction Blog)


The Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Globalia Business Travel SAU (formerly Travelplan SAU) v Fulton Shipping Inc of Panama on 28 June 2017. It brings to an end… Read more »

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An attack on the past and a guide to the future? Lord Sumption’s latest lecture – John Denis-Smith (Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog)


In a common law jurisdiction, the law proceeds by principle intertwined with precedent. When judges give talks about the law, they often focus exclusively on precedent. Lord Sumption has taken… Read more »

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You say ‘potato’: What do we mean when we call someone an ‘architect’? – John Denis-Smith (Construction News)


The definition of what an ‘architect’ is isn’t always clear – and not setting it down in writing can lead to serious difficulties, John Denis-Smith explains in Construction News (3rd… Read more »

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When pets attack: of puppies, kittens and being careful what you ask for – Practical Law Blog


John Denis-Smith’s blog on proposals to create a questionnaire database of international arbitrators, “When Pets Attack, of Puppies and Kittens”, has been published and can be read here. This piece… Read more »

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Are Oral Variations worth the paper they aren’t written on – John Denis-Smith, Practical Law Construction Blog.


John Denis-Smith’s blog “Are Oral Variations worth the paper they aren’t written on” can be read on the Practical Law Website here. It covers three 2016 cases which have establish… Read more »

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“Preliminary Issues: Test and Testiness”, John Denis-Smith (Practical Law)


The Technology and Construction Court is in favour of preliminary issues hearings. However, that doesn’t mean that things can’t go wrong with them. John Denis-Smith’s blog post covers the latest… Read more »

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Oral Variations Strike Back, John Denis-Smith (Construction News)


Recent Court of Appeal decisions have re-opened the debate on oral variations to contracts containing a no amendment clause. John Denis-Smith’s article covers the latest cases and why they can… Read more »

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Bringing down budgets, but making them pay!


KING & ANOR v THIPTHORP & ORS (2016) John Denis-Smith was successful in this ‘double-whammy’ decision as The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) approved costs budgets advanced by parties to… Read more »

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John Denis-Smith successfully acts for claimant seeking damages arising out of Crane collapse at waste processing plant


John Denis-Smith has recently successfully represented a claimant in a claim for damages for remedial repairs to a processing facility after a serious crane collapse. This was also one of… Read more »

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