WEBINAR: Annual Construction Law Review – Key Themes and Lessons from the Past Year – 6th December 2023

30th Nov 2023

In this webinar, Mathias Cheung will present a round-up of the key lessons and themes from the past year. In particular, he will cover:

  • Recent CA decisions on the principle of good faith – Candey v Bosheh and Re Compound Photonics;
  • Enforceability of ADR clauses – Children’s Ark Partnerships v Kajima;
  • Enforceability of liquidated damages where there is ambiguity in drafting – Buckingham Group v Peel;
  • Causation issues in cases of concurrent delay – Thomas Barnes v Blackburn and Energy Works Hull v MW;
  • Pre-BSA TCC decisions on fire safety defects – Martlet Homes v Mulalley and LDC v George Downing Construction;
  • Recent TCC and CA decisions on scope of duty and limitation issues for fire safety defects claims – URS v BDW and Lendlease v AECOM;
  • Questions of validity of payment applications and waiver/estoppel – A&V Building v J&B Hopkins;
  • Serial adjudications – Sudlows Ltd v Global Switch;
  • Set-off of adjudication decisions – FK Construction v ISG;
  • Timing of ‘true valuation’ adjudications – Henry Construction v Alu-Fix;
  • Adjudicator’s ability to demand fees before decision – Nicholas James Care homes v Liberty Homes.

Questions can be sent in advance to bwilliams@atkinchambers.com or asked during the webinar through Zoom’s Q&A function.

Date and Time

Wednesday 6th December, 8.30am – 9.30am (GMT)

Please click HERE to register.

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