The effect of foreign jurisdiction clauses on the summary enforcement of UK adjudication awards in construction contracts

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The effect of foreign jurisdiction clauses on the summary enforcement of UK adjudication awards in construction contracts


In the very interesting case of Motacus Constructions Ltd v Paolo Castelli SPA [2021] EWHC 356 (TCC), handed down on 22 February 2021 (see here) Judge Hodge QC determined: “the… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Wasted costs and hopeless jurisdiction claims


Today in the High Court in London Mr Justice Cavanagh dismissed a solicitor’s renewed application for permission to appeal against a wasted costs order made against them in the case… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Expert witnesses and conflicts of interest


Hot on the heels of the Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2020] UKSC 48 on bias and impartiality, the Court of Appeal (on… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Edwin Glasgow CBE QC, Paul Darling OBE QC, David Brynmor Thomas QC, David Bateson *, Karishma Vora, Ruth Keating, Vivek Kapoor Date

Yuanda & Establishing and Ascertaining under the ABI model form of UK Performance Bond: Conceptual & Practical Challenges (Part Two)


In this second part of a two part series, Alexandra Bodnar and James Bradford look at some of the practical implications of the recent decision in Yuanda (UK) Company Limited… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Alexandra Bodnar, James Bradford Date

Rochford v Kilhan-[2020] EWHC 941 – final date for payment cannot be linked to invoices – Rebecca Drake successfully defeated a Part 8 claim in the TCC


In an important decision for the construction industry, Rebecca Drake successfully defeated a Part 8 claim in the TCC in a judgment which stated that under the Housing Grants, Construction… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Rebecca Drake Date

Contracting and Coronavirus (3/3)


This article, the third in a series of three articles, considers the effect of the common law principle of frustration in the context of the impact of Coronavirus on the… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author John Denis-Smith Date

Contracting and Coronavirus (2/3)


This article, the second in a series of three articles, considers the effect of Coronavirus on the contract regimes applicable to NEC forms of contract. Other articles cover JCT terms,… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author John Denis-Smith Date

Arbitration Update – Recent Cases


The Spring edition of TECBAR Review has published an extract from the talk given at the TECBAR Conference on 4 April 2019 reviewing recent developments in arbitration law by Karen… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Karen Gough Date

Why dual qualify? The Caribbean advantage (Karen Gough – Counsel Magazine)


This article was first published by Counsel Magazine on 22 November 2018. Caribbean-qualified counsel Karen Gough took the plunge, got the international edge and benefitted her whole practice. “When I… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Karen Gough Date

Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho comments on The Times’ “Trade war fears: Trump’s legal case for tariffs lack steel”


Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho has commented on The Times’ article on “Trade war fears: Trump’s legal case for tariffs lack steel”, which was published on the 7th June 2018. “One week into… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho Date

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