Introduction and background The ICC Arbitration Rules permit parties to seek interim relief before courts in support of an arbitration. But it is a breach of any exclusive arbitration clause to seek a substantive ruling from a court on issues which should be referred to an arbitration. Where, then, is the dividing line between interim […]
12th November 2020
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  EWCA Civ 230. In this case, the Court of Appeal gives comprehensive guidance as to the […]
30th May 2019
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 QC and Gideon Shirazi represented the successful respondent. To view the full […]
2nd January 2019
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
Grove Developments Limited v S&T (UK) Limited  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
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
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27th March 2017
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