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Andrew Rigney QC and Patrick Maxwell successful in TCC claim for declaration

News | 31st May 2018

The London Borough of Harrow (“Harrow”) contracted with Engie Regeneration (Apollo) Limited (“Engie”) for works to schools in the Harrow area. Following completion of the works, the parties fell into dispute about a number of issues. Amongst those issues was Engie’s contention that Harrow was obliged to take out Latent Defects Insurance. Engie argued that, […]

Michael Curtis QC to Chair Construction Masterclass

News | 3rd Nov 2016

Michael Curtis QC has been invited to chair the Construction Contracts & Disputes: Preparing for Challenges and Ensuring Success Masterclass arranged by Hill International and The Chartered Institute of Building. The Masterclass will take place on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at Holborn Bars, London, EC1N 2NQ. For further information and if you would like to attend […]

Amey v Herefordshire District Council – TCC considers for the first time how to interpret an adjudicator’s decision that has become final and binding

News | 4th Oct 2016

In a decision handed down today, Mr Justice Fraser has held that Herefordshire District Council are entitled to have an adjudication decision of Mr Matthew Molloy enforced, in the sum of c£10M. The dispute arose out of a long term maintenance contract, incorporating the NEC standard form (2nd edition), made between Herefordshire District Council and […]

David Sears QC & Michael Curtis QC to speak at the White Paper Construction Law: Shaping New Cases into Solution-Focused Advice for Clients

News | 11th May 2016

David Sears QC will be answering the question ‘Given the move towards collaborative forms of contract, what does “good faith” mean; how do you show it has been satisfied?’ Michael Curtis QC will be answering the question ‘When considering concurrent delay, to what extent is the court replacing “dominant cause” with “effective cause”, with reference […]

Michael Curtis QC wins emergency cancellation appeal in the First Tier Tribunal

News | 12th Jan 2016

Michael (instructed by Ridouts) successfully represented the appellant Old Village Care Limited. Old Village owns and operates a number of nursing homes. In August 2015 the regulator, CQC, obtained an ex parte order from Luton Magistrate’s Court under s30 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 immediately closing one of the homes. The magistrate […]

Michael Curtis QC to Chair Construction Masterclass

News | 24th Aug 2015

Michael Curtis QC has been invited to chair the Delay, Disruption, Disputes and the Future of Construction and Engineering Projects Masterclass arranged by Hill International and The Chartered Institute of Building. The Masterclass will take place on Thursday 5th November 2015 at Brewers Hall, Aldermanbury Square, London EC2V 7HR. For further information and if you […]

Continued success for Crown Office Chambers in Chambers UK 2015 Directory

News | 24th Jul 2014

The following members, which includes several new additions, are listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers UK. Silks Richard Lynagh QC – Personal Injury Michael Harvey QC – Insurance and Professional Negligence Michael Spencer QC – Product Liability Christopher Purchas QC – Personal Injury Roger ter Haar QC – Commercial Dispute Resolution; Construction; Energy & Natural Resources; Insurance; International Arbitration […]


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