Construction Case Update – Adjudication – Part 4 of 2018

September 24, 2018, By

The Enforcement of Adjudicators’ Awards under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: Part 4 of 2018
Kenneth T. Salmon and Katy Ormston

This article forms Part 4 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.

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This Part 4 reports on the following developments and cases:

MI Electrical Solutions Ltd v Elements (Europe) Ltd [2018] EWHC 1472 (TCC) Alexander Nissen QC..
Enforcement set off against adjudicator’s decision; Set-off of claims not in pay less notice—contract terms—compliance with Act.

Breyer Group plc v Adam Michael Scaffolding Services Ltd (Unreported QBD (TCC) 12 June 2018) Joanna Smith QC..
Jurisdiction—excess—power to order refund of overpayment.

DSVG Façade Ltd v Conneely Facades Ltd (Unreported QBD (TCC) 13 June 2018) Joanna Smith QC..
Jurisdiction—failure to exhaust; Natural justice.

Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd v Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (In Liquidation) [2018] EWHC 2043 (TCC) Fraser J. 31 July, 2018.
Jurisdiction—insolvency—company in liquidation cannot commence adjudication claiming further sums are due.

Beach Homes Ltd v Stephen Hazel and Helen Hazell [2018] EWHC 1846 (TCC); [2018] EWHC 1847 (TCC) Jonathan Acton Davis QC..

Vinci Construction UK Ltd v Beumer Group UK Ltd [2018] EWHC 1874 (TCC) Jonathan Acton Davis QC judgment 24 July, 2018.
Natural justice—disclosure and reasons.

CIMC MBS Ltd (formerly Verbus Systems Ltd) v Bennett (Construction) Ltd (Unreported QBD (TCC) 18 July 2018) HHJ Waksman QC..
Payment terms—whether providing an adequate payment mechanism.