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Adjudication: are "smash and grabs" a thing of the past?

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has looked at several "smash and grab" construction adjudication cases recently. Have "smash and grabs" had their day?
25 January 2017

Construction adjudication: "Everybody has won and all must have prizes"

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: the right to adjudicate construction disputes has now been enshrined in law for 20 years. What has changed? 
15 December 2016

Construction and engineering Pre-Action Protocol – revised and revitalised

The second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for construction and engineering disputes came into force on 14 November. It aims to create a more proportionate, quicker and cheaper process. 
29 November 2016

Is domestic arbitration set for a resurgence?

Domestic arbitration has been overtaken by adjudication and the efficiency of the TCC. With uncertainty over Brexit and the increased cost of litigation is arbitration set for resurgence?
28 September 2016

Costs in adjudication: can you recover using the Late Payment Act?

Does the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 provide a way of claiming costs in adjudication? The recent case of Lulu v Mulalley has reignited debate.
28 September 2016

Public procurement: when is a development agreement not a public works contract?

A review of R (Faraday Development Ltd) v West Berkshire Council and another which offers guidance on how development agreements can be structured to fall outside the scope of public procurement law.
22 September 2016

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Quaystone newsletter ; April 2015

This Construction and Engineering newsletter considers priority clauses and new rule changes and judgments that will impact cost and process of pursuing construction disputes.
31 March 2015

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Quaystone newsletter ; February 2015

In this month's Quaystone, we reflect on milestones reached by unconventional energy projects in 2014 and the lessons they hold for the successful delivery of infrastructure projects in all sectors.
28 January 2015

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A-Z of issues in renewable energy projects (I to L)

In this series, our Energy team provides an "A-Z" of key legal and practical issues in renewable energy projects. The third instalment covers construction, energy, environment and insurance issues.
13 January 2015

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Quaystone newsletter ; March 2014

Our construction and engineering newsletter highlights the Court of Appeal's decisions' relevance to the construction industry and an update on 'Health and Safety Executive' thinking.
24 February 2014

Contractual arbitration clause binds in decision on criminal activity

Many commercial contracts divert certain disputes about their interpretation or performance to arbitration. Interprods v De La Rue looked at the scope of an arbitration agreement. 
04 February 2014

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Quaystone newsletter ; February 2014

This month our Construction and Engineering newsletter focuses on intellectual property issues in construction.
28 January 2014
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