Articles in the Summer 2023 Newsletter

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John Riches discusses the perils of serial adjudication and overly complex payment provisions, in the context of the Court of Appeal’s decision on payment notices in A&V Building Solutions v J&B Hopkins.

Emma Thompson of Watson Farley Williams reports on the Women in Adjudication’s Meet the ANBs event on 27 April 2023.

Notes from the Editors, Douglas James and Benedict Morillo

John Marshall of Fermata considers how the lack of formal rules for expert reports in an adjudication setting – and adjudicators’ reluctance to appoint their own experts – can lead to reports that are theoretical, non-committal or even disingenuous.

Abigail Walker of Yelland Savage, Niav O’Higgins and Katrina Donnelly of Arthur Cox and Helena Sewell of Burges Salmon discuss the successes of three Equal Representation in Adjudication Pledge events in Edinburgh, Dublin and Bristol.

Notes from the Chairman, Hamish Lal

Emma Healiss of Keating Chambers explains the reaffirmation, in FK Construction v ISG Retail, of the very limited circumstances in which one decision can be set off against another – and the practical requirements to fulfil them.

[2023] EWHC 1042 (TCC)
Key terms:
Adjudicators' decisions; Construction projects; Discretion; Enforcement; Set-off; Sub-contracts; Summary judgments; Validity
[2023] EWHC 278 (TCC)
Key terms:
Adjudication; Adjudicators’ decisions; Stay of execution