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News & Events: October 2013

Adjudication: a Pioneering decision – by Anna Laney October 2013

Articles | 15th Oct 2013

Written by Anna Laney and Posted by Practical Law Construction on 15 October 2013. The Wimbledon v Vago principles to be applied on an application for a stay of execution of an adjudicator’s decision are familiar to all. Indeed, most practitioners would consider there was nothing left to be worked out by the courts, click […]

Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate: Success for Richard Sage in the Court of Appeal

News | 4th Oct 2013

Richard Sage appeared for the successful Respondent in Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1173. The Court of Appeal confirmed that where a proposal form contains a “basis of contract” clause, (i) the proposal form has contractual effect, even if the policy contains no reference to the proposal form; and (ii) […]

Pioneer v Graham: stay of execution in adjudication

News | 4th Oct 2013

Anna Laney (instructed by Barton Legal Limited) appeared for the Defendant. Anna Laney successfully resisted the enforcement of an Adjudicator’s award in an “unusual” circumstance where a sub-contractor “misled” the main contractor into thinking that they were a much more substantial and successful entity than they actually were. Issues arose under two separate heads: the effectiveness or […]

Success for Crown Office Chambers at Chambers Bar Awards 2013

News | 4th Oct 2013

We are delighted to announce the following winners of the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2013: Ben Quiney – Insurance Junior of the Year Simon Antrobus – Health & Safety Junior of the Year The event, which was held at The London Hilton on Park Lane yesterday (Thursday 3 October 2013) is the only ceremony to […]

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