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Members of Chambers recognised in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar: Construction 2017

News | 28th Apr 2017

Crown Office Chambers is delighted with the praise received in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar: Construction 2017. Andrew Bartlett QC and Roger ter Haar QC are highlighted as some of the most regarded Arbitrators and Chambers received plaudits for its “number of high-profile senior construction silks among its members”. Andrew Rigney QC is regularly involved […]

The Court of Appeal reviews Fire Claims & Claimants’ knowledge

News | 1st Sep 2016

Howmet v EDL, Court of Appeal, [2016] EWCA Civ 847 On 31 August 2016, the Court of Appeal (Jackson LJ, Arden LJ and Sir Robert Akenhead) dismissed an appeal brought by Howmet Limited against the decision of Edwards-Stuart J ([2014] EWHC 3933 (TCC)) dismissing a claim against EDL Limited, the manufacturer of a thermolevel safety […]

Rob Stokell successfully defends an application for summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator’s decision

News | 5th Jul 2016

Judgment was handed down today in the case of Goldsworthy v Harrison [2016] EWHC 1589 (TCC), in which Rob Stokell (instructed by Michelmores LLP) successfully defended an application for summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator’s decision. The defendants were residential occupiers, so there was no statutory requirement for adjudication. The claimants argued before the adjudicator […]

Bloomberg LP v Sandberg & Malling Pre-Cast Limited [2015] EWHC 2858 (TCC)

News | 26th Oct 2015

A party may not be able to rely upon a contractual limitation clause to defeat contribution claims. In his maiden judgment in the TCC, Mr Justice Fraser held that the contractual limitation clause in a warranty entered into between Bloomberg and Malling, which stated “No proceedings may be brought”, was intended only to bar Bloomberg’s […]

Judgment in Aspect v Higgins – Andrew Bartlett QC & Isabel Hitching in the Supreme Court

News | 17th Jun 2015

Aspect Contracts v Higgins Construction Plc FIRST SUPREME COURT DECISION ON CONSTRUCTION ADJUDICATION If a construction adjudicators decision has gone against you, and you have had to pay out money in compliance with it, what is the time limit for you to bring legal or arbitral proceedings to have the dispute finally determined in your […]

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