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News & Events: March 2019

“Practical completion” considered by Court Appeal for first time in 50 years

News | 29th Mar 2019

Andrew Rigney QC and Dermot Woolgar (who successfully appeared for PNSL and were instructed by Silver Shemmings Ash LLP) discuss the Judgment handed down today by the Court of Appeal in Mears Ltd v Costplan Services (South East) Ltd and others for Practical Law Companies construction Blog.  

Crown Office Chambers pick up LexisNexis Chambers of the Year Award 2019

News | 15th Mar 2019

We are delighted to have been voted Chambers of the Year at last night’s LexisNexis Legal Awards. This is yet another proud moment for Crown Office Chambers in a 12 month period which has also seen us named Chambers of the Year at the British Claims Awards, have a number of cases highlighted in The […]

Michele De Gregorio to speak to the Insurance Institute of London at Lloyd’s

News | 14th Mar 2019

Michele De Gregorio has been invited to speak to The Insurance Institute of London (IIL) at The Old Library, Lloyd’s on 13 March 2019.  Further details of the event, which is open to members of the IIL, are found here. A podcast of Michele’s talk – Burning the house down: liability for escape of fire […]

Are liquidated damages payable even when the contractor does not complete the works?

Articles | 8th Mar 2019

Published by Thomson Reuters Practice Law Construction Blog. Following Sir Rupert Jackson’s judgment in Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Co. Ltd, the short but hardly definitive answer to the question I’ve posed is, it all depends on the precise wording of the liquidated damages (LDs) clause. Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd […]

Court considers failure to serve medical report in personal injury case (Mark v Universal Coatings & Services Ltd and another company)

Articles | 1st Mar 2019

Robert O’Leary, interviewed by Kate Beaumont of LexisNexis, advises that what appeared to be mandatory requirements in all personal injury claims will not necessarily be applied as rigorously in complex cases. To read the full interview, please click here. This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Personal Injury on 12 December 2018.  

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