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Posted June 19, 2023 | Published in Contracts & documentation

The Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in FM Conway Ltd v The Rugby Football Union and ors provides a comprehensive assessment of key issues affecting insurance options for construction projects. Senior Associate Andrew Jeffcoat reports on the decision.

Posted April 18, 2023 | Published in Dispute resolution

Katherine Butler returns to the topic of “expert shopping” with a review of two recent TCC decisions that should serve as cautionary tales for anyone looking to engage in the proscribed practice. 

Posted April 4, 2023 | Published in Dispute resolution

Laura Bowler considers the recent decision of Energy Works (Hull) Ltd v MW High Tech Projects UK Ltd and others [2022] EWHC 3275 (TCC).

Posted February 16, 2023 | Published in Dispute resolution

In December 2022, the Technology and Construction Court handed down its decision in LDC (Portfolio One) Limited v (1) George Downing Construction Ltd and (2) European Sheeting Ltd [2022] EWHC 3356 (TCC), which is only the second substantive decision of the Court concerning cladding defects post-Grenfell after Mulalley & Co Ltd v Martlet Homes Ltd [2022] EWCA 1813 (TCC).

Posted December 7, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

Broad brushstrokes rather than fine lines. Laura Bowler considers the recent decision of Associated Newspapers Ltd v Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd and the recent guidance from the Court in relation to cost budgets and hourly rates. 

Posted November 2, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

Adele Parsons reports on the UK’s plans to remain a world leader in international arbitration.

Posted October 13, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

Matthew Simson considers the case of AM Construction Limited v The Darul Amaan Trust and – again! – the question as to when the paying party’s immediate payment obligation arises in the context of commencing or relying upon a “true value” adjudication.