Construction Case Update – Adjudication – Part 3 of 2018

September 6, 2018, By

The Enforcement of Adjudicators’ Awards under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: Part 3 of 2018
Kenneth T. Salmon and Katy Ormston

This article forms Part 3 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 Case Update – Adjudication – Part 3 of 2018

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This Part 3 reports on the following developments and cases:

Victory House General Partner Ltd, Re company [2018] EWHC 1143 (Ch) Morgan J.
Enforcement of judgment debt based on adjudicator’s decision—use of winding up petition

Pentland Investments Limited v Aitken Turnbull Architects Limited [2018] SC EDIN 16.
Jurisdiction – Correct interpretation of the Scottish Scheme

(1) M Hart Construction Ltd and (2) P K Maintenance Ltd v Ideal Response Group Ltd [2018] EWHC 314 (TCC) Jefford J., DBE, 7 March 2018.
Jurisdiction—disputed oral novation—effect of misdescription in adjudication notices

Dacy Building Services Ltd v IDM Properties LLP [2018] EWHC 178 (TCC).
Jurisdiction—oral contracts

E7 Building Services Ltd v R G Carter Cambridge Ltd TCC (unreported 3 May 2018) Alexander Nissen QC.
Natural Justice

Gosvenor London Ltd v Aygun Aluminium Ltd [2018] EWHC 227 (TCC) Fraser J., 28 March 2018.
Stay of execution—effect of allegation of fraud— addition of new (g) to the Wimbledon factors

Energo A.S. v Bester Generacion UK Ltd [2018] EWHC 1127 (TCC) Stuart-Smith J., 13 April 2018.
Stay of execution—financial position of both parties