We’ve selected a number of this month’s construction adjudication stories from around the web

 


 

TCC rules against cost recovery in adjudications

In a recent decision, the Technology and Construction Court has overruled the growing practice of claiming adjudication costs under the Late Payment …

Singapore court rules on apparent bias in construction adjudication

Singapore engineering company UES had applied to set aside an adjudication that it claimed had been determined on the basis of bias on the …

Adjudication – when taking part counts

The defendant, Harding, was a building contractor; no stranger to adjudication and the Technology & Construction Court (TCC) after earlier battles …

Resolving Disputes under NEC4

As reported in the last issue of Under Construction, the new NEC4 suite of … of negotiation by the Senior Representatives followed by adjudication.

Formalities requires for the service of adjudication proceedings Lobo v Corich [2017] EWHC 1438 …

The Court made clear that in relation to an adjudication all that was … All that is required pursuant to the Construction Act is that they be served “by any …

Breyer Group Plc v RBK Engineering Limited 2017 Petition No: CR-017-003348

A Winding-Up Petition is rarely appropriate as a method to recover monies due under a construction contract. Here the Judge struck-out the …

Imperial Chemical Industries Limited v. Merit Merrell Technology Limited

In Adjudication 1, MMT sought payment of the sum claimed in its Interim … It is less the decision in this case which is of interest to construction …

Recovery of adjudication costs under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998

Prior to the 2011 amendments to the Construction Act, the position with regard to contract clauses permitting the recovery of such costs was uncertain.

Construction disputes in complex projects: getting your dispute resolution procedure right

Complex construction projects involve a lot of interfacing parties. … Adjudication will be a primary consideration for parties to UK construction contracts …

Adjudication “Responses” – Mailbox (Birmingham) Limited v Galliford Try Building Limited 2017

This case acts as a warning to Responding Parties that the Adjudicator’s jurisdiction cannot be restricted by limiting the issues addressed in the Response