Construction Case Law Update: Part 1 of 2021

February 10, 2021, By

The Enforcement of Adjudicators’ Awards under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: Part 1 of 2021
Kenneth T. Salmon

This article forms Part 1 of 2021 of the series of articles continuing the reporting and review of cases on the enforcement of adjudicators’ awards begun in the Journal of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Construction Adjudication Part 1 of 2021


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D McLaughlin & Sons Ltd v East Ayrshire Council [2020] CSOH 109 Lord Clark   Counterclaim – final determination of issue on enforcement

Hochtief Solutions A G and others v Maspero Elevatori S.p.A [2020] CSOH 102 Lord Clark   Jurisdiction – excess of and failure to exhaust – reservation of position

Aqua Leisure International Ltd v Benchmark Leisure Ltd [2020] EWHC 3511 (TCC) HHJ Bird   Jurisdiction to award interest – waiver – severance

Barhale Ltd v SP Transmissions plc [2021] CSOH Lord Tyre   Jurisdiction – failure to exhaust – no distinction between deliberate and inadvertent failure

Global Switch Estates Ltd v Sudlows Ltd [2020] EWHC 3314 (TCC) O’Farrell J   Natural Justice – wrongful exclusion of defences