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On 20th September 2022 we held the first in a series of adjudication practical workshops designed to raise and debate the practicalities of various topics which arise during adjudication proceedings. The topic was ‘Adjudicator’s Terms and Conditions’.

This Report has the potential to alert the adjudication community to perceived problems so it can respond to change and ensure that the current success of the process is built upon, and the process responds to wider societal changes.

The UK faces a difficult winter with inflation and the soaring cost of energy putting a very real squeeze on incomes for the foreseeable future. Everyone is having to do more with less or do without entirely and the construction industry is no exception.

Notes from the Chairman, Hamish Lal

We are sad to report the passing of John Redmond at the start of November.

Earlier this year I acted as adjudicator in four related adjudications that ran simultaneously, and I thought it would be worthwhile sharing my experience as I think there are some interesting points for parties and their representatives who might be considering using adjudication for multiparty disputes.

In this article Carly Thorpe discusses the Technology & Construction Court and the Court of Appeal's approach to dealing with allegations of fraud relating to adjudication.

[2022] SAC (Civ) 3
Key terms:
Liquidation; Guarantee Bond; Termination; Liability; Settlement; Final Account; True Value.
[2022] EWHC 1465 (TCC)
Key terms:
Liquidation; Guarantee Bond; Termination; Liability; Settlement; Final Account; True Value