Our collective thoughts

Posted May 16, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

Matthew Simson considers the case of Bexheat Limited v Essex Services Group Limited and whether a paying party’s immediate payment obligation trumps its entitlement to commence or rely upon a “true value” adjudication. 

Posted April 22, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

Laura Bowler considers the recent Court of Appeal case Steve Ward Services (UK) Limited v Davies & Davies Associates Limited and an adjudicator’s right to fees if they resign.

Posted April 6, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

With space activities continuing to gather interest and serious business activity, much has happened since the first edition in 2017 of Outer Space Law: Legal Policy and Practice.  In this blog, Nicholas Gould considers what’s new in the second edition, due for publication in April 2022, including a review of his chapter which deals with dispute resolution in relation to outer space activities.

Posted March 24, 2022 | Published in Contracts & documentation

With the battleground set for disputes over inflated prices and delays, Lucinda Robinson considers what parties can do to defend their positions under existing contracts and how to arm themselves for future conflict in contracts being negotiated now.

Posted February 28, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

Roma Patel considers proposed changes and the latest developments in the Building Safety Bill which affect developers who work in the residential development sector.

Posted February 11, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

Sana Mahmud discusses the proposed, upcoming changes to the ICSID rules. 

Posted January 26, 2022 | Published in Dispute resolution

George Boddy looks at the case of John Doyle v Erith in more detail, briefly recaps some of the earlier instalments of adjudication versus insolvency, and considers to what extent insolvent companies are allowed to play the “game” of adjudication.