Federal Republic of Nigeria v JPMorgan Chase Bank NA – the Quincecare saga continues

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Federal Republic of Nigeria v JPMorgan Chase Bank NA – the Quincecare saga continues


On 14 June 2022, Cockerill J handed down her much-anticipated judgment in the trial of the claim by the Federal Republic of Nigeria (the “FRN”) against JPMorgan Chase Bank NA… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Anna Lintner, Philippe Kuhn Date

Residential building disputes: Reform


In a previous post, I referred to my recent instruction representing the Defendant in a hard-fought five-day trial in Manchester (before HHJ Stephen Davies) featuring five fact witnesses, eight expert witnesses,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Joe-han Ho Date

Energy Infrastructure and Disputes (1): When is power generation, a waste process?


In the first of a three-part series, Juan Lopez considers some important questions which are increasingly arising for energy generation infrastructure – and in particular, the energy-from-waste sector – in the context… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Juan Lopez Date

David Sawtell writes in the University of Oxford’s ‘Housing after Grenfell’ blog on the Building Safety Act 2022 and non-residential buildings


David Sawtell has written an article for the University of Oxford’s ‘Housing after Grenfell’ blog on the Building Safety Act 2022’s impact on the design, construction and in-use operation of… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author David Sawtell Date

PD 57AC – further guidance and sanctions


Since PD 57AC came into force there has been a trickle of cases coming through the courts giving guidance on how parties can comply with the new Practice Direction. You… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Marion Smith QC, Joe-han Ho, Ruth Keating, Philippe Kuhn Date

CPR 3.3(5) & Applications to Challenge Arbitration Awards Dealt with on Paper


In the recent decision of the Commercial Court in WSB v FOL [2022] EWHC 586 (Comm), Calver J. dismissed an application made by one of the parties to set aside an earlier… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author James Bradford Date

Decisions, decisions – re-adjudicating an existing decision?


The recent decision of Morris J in John Graham Construction Ltd v Tecnicas Reunidas UK Ltd [2022] EWHC 155 (TCC) provides some helpful guidance regarding two issues that will be of interest… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Nicholas Higgs Date

Adjudication: Just one (dispute) at a time please!


If it is settled law that an adjudicator can only deal with a single dispute in an adjudication, why does it consistently form the basis of satellite disputes and challenges… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Karen Gough Date

Rawet v Daimler AG: A return to orthodoxy in pre-service amendments


On 10 February 2022, the Divisional Court (Dingemans LJ and Picken J) in Rawet v Daimler AG[1] (“Rawet”) handed down a significant decision in relation to the requirements for pre-service amendments. The… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Philippe Kuhn Date

Practice Direction 57AC: Case update


Our previous article on judicial guidance regarding Practice Direction 57AC was only published earlier this month here. Since then, another High Court case providing further guidance – Prime London Holdings 11 Limited v… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Marion Smith QC, Joe-han Ho, Ruth Keating Date

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