Webinar: Insolvency & Payment with Limeslade

Join James Bowling and other industry experts from Opus Restructuring and Womble Bond Dickinson to discuss how to manage the risk and deal with insolvency in the construction industry. What warning signs should you look for, what are the causes and risks? What options are available to firms facing or dealing with insolvency, and how […]

23rd September 2020

John Doyle v Erith Contractors Limited [2020] EWHC 2451 (TCC): Insolvency and Construction – The Construction Act strikes back

Case summary written by Luke Wygas. The case of Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd (Bresco) saw the TCC and the Court of Appeal agree that insolvent referring parties should not reap the rewards of adjudication.  In fact, the TCC said that a referring party facing an adjudication brought by an […]

22nd September 2020

Andrew Stevens to speak on prevention principle and shipbuilding case at LMAA-SMU webinar

Andrew Stevens will be speaking at the first of three LMAA-Shanghai Maritime University webinars on 15 September 2020.  The first webinar is on current shipbuilding topics.  Andrew will be speaking on the recent major decision of Butcher J on the prevention principle and the SAJ form in Jiangsu Guoxin v Precious Shipping [2020] EWHC 1030 […]

SCL Singapore Webinar – Bonds Calls and Interim Relief

Performance bonds are an important feature of construction projects and are often used for tactical purposes, particularly where market conditions are challenging. During a webinar for members of the Society of Construction Law in Singapore, Lynne McCafferty QC and Sanjay Patel will consider recent case law on performance bonds in the common law jurisdictions and […]

Podcast: On Design life claims, COVID, and empty hotels – Simon Hale and Sanjay Patel reflect on the trial in Blackpool BC v VolkerFitzpatrick

Following the launch of our 4PC Podcast last week, in the second episode of the series, Simon Hale and Sanjay Patel who appeared on opposite sides in Blackpool BC v VolkerFitzpatrick, sit down to chat about the law on design life claims and the evidence needed to prove them. For those that do not have a Spotify account, our podcast […]

24th August 2020

International Construction Law Conference

In association with King’s College London, Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution and the Academy of Experts. We are pleased to invite you to join us for an international construction law conference. This conference unites the foremost international construction law practitioners from 24 leading law firms, chambers and expert consultancies, along with a number […]

23rd July 2020

Depots, Design Life and Donkeys

Simon Hale has co-written a short article with Richard Moody and Beth Jenkinson of Clyde & Co on the recent decision in Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick Limited which addresses a range of important issues, including: (i) design life; (ii) contribution claims; and (iii) the instruction of experts. The full article is available on Clyde […]

30th June 2020

Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale – The Supreme Court Judgment

Analysis written by George Woods. The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale [2020] UKSC 25. It has returned the law to where it was before the first instance judgment and has made a firm statement that there is jurisdiction for insolvent construction companies to refer […]

22nd June 2020

Jessica Stephens QC examines the recent TCC judgment in Essex County Council v UBB Waste (Essex) Limited 2020] EWHC 1581 (TCC)

Judgment was issued yesterday in Essex County Council v UBB Waste (Essex) Limited 2020] EWHC 1581 (TCC) following a six week trial heard last year before Mr Justice Pepperall in the TCC. Daniel Churcher of 4 Pump Court appeared as junior counsel for Essex, instructed by Slaughter and May alongside Marcus Taverner QC, Piers Stansfield […]

19th June 2020

Simon Hale and Sanjay Patel Succeed for Main Contractor and Steelworks Subcontractor in the TCC

Following a 5-week trial in February, March and April 2020, 4 Pump Court’s Simon Hale and Sanjay Patel have successfully obtained judgment in the case of Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick Limited and ors [2020] EWHC 1523 (TCC). The case concerned the Starr Gate Tram Depot in Blackpool. Blackpool brought wide-ranging claims that various key […]

18th June 2020

Triple Point Technology, Inc. v PTT Public Company Limited

In a case note written for the Society of Computers and Law (SCL), Quentin Tannock and Jonathan Schaffer-Goddard summarise and analyse the recent judgment in Triple Point and the correct approach towards liquidated damages for delay clauses. Quentin and Jonathan’s case note is now available on the SCL website.

15th March 2019

Construction Newsletter – Important Decision from the Qatar Financial Centre Court of Appeal

Demand guarantees, strict compliance, and preclusion: Qatar Financial Centre Court of Appeal upholds enforcement of guarantees and provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the URDG. Key points The Court of Appeal of the Qatar Financial Centre (part of the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre) has decided its first case relating to […]

13th May 2020

Register for updates

Subscribe to our regular newsletters, bulletins and case updates relating to our core areas of expertise.

Register

Would you like to
 know more?

For help and advice talk to a member of our clerking team. They can advise on the best options for your matter.

Call: +44 (0) 20 7842 5555

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Search

Shortlist close
Title Type CV Email

Remove All

Download


Click here to email this list.