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Rob Stokell is successful in the Court of Appeal

News | 3rd May 2019

Summary In Calonne Construction Limited v Dawnus Southern Limited the Court of Appeal held that a Part 36 offer which had been made by Dawnus in respect of both the claim and a proposed counterclaim which had not yet been pleaded, and contained provision for interest to accrue at a particular rate after the expiry […]

Robert Stokell, Anna Laney, Daniel Shaw, and Athena Markides to lecture on advocacy at the University of Cambridge

News | 1st Dec 2017

Robert Stokell, Anna Laney, Daniel Shaw, and Athena Markides have been invited to deliver a lecture to post-graduate students on effective oral advocacy in the construction industry. The lecture will be given to students undertaking the Construction Engineering Masters programme at the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology (a partnership between the Department of […]

Rob Stokell appointed to the Technology & Construction Bar Association (TECBAR) committee

News | 25th Jul 2017

Crown Office Chambers are pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Stokell to the Technology and Construction Bar Association (TECBAR) committee. Containing over 350 members, TECBAR is the specialist bar association for employed or self-employed barristers who practise in the London or provincial Technology and Construction Court or before adjudicators, arbitrators and other tribunals. Claims […]

Structure Consulting v Maroush Food Production

News | 24th Jan 2017

Robert Stokell acted for Maroush, the employer, who was the defendant in an enforcement claim and the claimant in a Part 8 claim for declarations mainly relating to whether or not the parties had agreed a JCT contract, and whether a pay less notice served by the employer was valid. Mrs Justice O’Farrell held that […]

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 […]

Andrew Bartlett QC and Robert Stokell successfully resist Eden Park appeal

News | 5th Jul 2012

On 5 July 2012 the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in Harrison v Shepherd Homes Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 904. 94 houses on the Eden Park estate in Hartlepool were built on defectively designed piled foundations. In July 2011 Ramsey J gave judgment in favour of the homeowners in 10 lead cases: [2011] EWHC […]

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