International Arbitration Newsletter

In the latest edition of our International Arbitration Newsletter, Robert Scrivener focuses on two recent updates from the English Court of Appeal regarding international arbitration. The first comes from Kabab-Ji S.A.L. v Kout Food Group [2020] EWCA Civ 6 and the law that is applicable to an arbitration clause. The second relates to A & B v […]

23rd April 2020

Construction Newsletter – The TCC throws a spanner in the works of expert witness firms

Summary In what is likely to be a significant blow to firms providing expert witness services, the TCC has recently issued a judgment that may heavily curtail their activities. In a decision issued last week in A Company v X, Y, Z [2020] EWHC 809 (TCC) the claimant succeeded in continuing an injunction restraining the […]

9th April 2020

Maritime Bulletin – State of the Market, February 2020

Club renewal time provides a useful time to review the state of the market, and to compare what commentaries say with our own experience. 2020 IMO Low Sulphur has been the long tail news item. Owners are facing increased costs of compliance, whichever route they have decided to take for their vessels. There are reports […]

25th February 2020

Maritime Bulletin – Infectious diseases and shipping contracts

With recent news events in mind, owners, charterers, shippers and cargo interests might well find themselves wondering what their rights and obligations are when it comes to viral infections in ports and amongst crew. There is currently little sign that the recent outbreak of coronavirus will have much, if any, widespread effect on shipping affairs. […]

11th February 2020

Maritime Bulletin – Challenging arbitral awards for breach of procurement laws

The latest edition of our Maritime Bulletin is now available. In this edition, James Leabeater KC and Jennie Gillies discuss a new decision from Mauritius which set aside an arbitration award where the contract was alleged to have been agreed in breach of procurement laws. They wonder whether the decision is consistent with the general […]

11th July 2019

Construction Newsletter – How long do the Liquidated Damages continue?

The latest edition of our Construction Newsletter is now available. This edition, written by Quentin Tannock and Jonathan Schaffer-Goddard, features the recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Triple Point Technology, Inc. v PTT Public Company Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 230. In this case, the Court of Appeal gives comprehensive guidance as to the […]

30th May 2019

Construction Newsletter Issue 34 – Ndole Assets Ltd v Designer M&E Services UK Ltd

The latest edition of our Construction Newsletter is now available online. This issue focuses on the recent Court of Appeal judgment in Ndole Assets Ltd v Designer M&E Services UK Ltd and the practical concequences this judgment will have going forwards. Fiona Sinclair KC and Gideon Shirazi represented the successful respondent. To view the full […]

2nd January 2019

Construction Newsletter – Issue 32

The latest edition of our Construction Newsletter features yesterday’s decision of the Court of Appeal in North Midland Building Limited v Cyden Homes Limited in which Mr Justice Fraser’s first instance judgment that contracting parties may effectively allocate the risk of concurrent delay to the contractor was robustly upheld. You can view the newsletter here. […]

31st July 2018

Construction Newsletter: The End of ‘Smash and Grab’ Adjudications?

Grove Developments Limited v S&T (UK) Limited [2018] EWHC 123 (TCC) In a significant decision, Mr Justice Coulson has held that, contrary to the decision in ISG v Seevic, an employer is entitled to run a second adjudication to determine the ‘true’ value of an interim application for payment, even if the employer’s payment notice […]

27th February 2018

Construction Newsletter – Contracting Away Concurrent Delay

Please find below the 30th edition of 4 Pump Court’s Construction Newsletter. Foreword by George Woods: This edition features yesterday’s decision of Mr Justice Fraser in which he issues a forceful approval of an employer’s right to rely on a contractual provision which makes the contractor bear the risk of delays when there is a […]

3rd October 2017

4th Maritime Bulletin

Click here to download our fourth maritime bulletin. We will be producing bulletins on a regular basis to identify and analyse recent cases of interest to the maritime market.

26th January 2017

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