Time after Time: Amey LG Ltd v Aggregate Industries UK Ltd [2019] EWHC 3488 (TCC)

Amey, the main contractor in relation to refurbishment works of Sheffield’s road network, engaged Aggregate as subcontractor to undertake surfacing, planning and civil engineering works. The court granted two declarations concerning the deadline for submitting a final statement under a subcontract and Aggregate’s right to refer interim payment disputes to adjudication. The subcontract provided that…

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Everwarm Ltd v BN Rendering Ltd [2019] EWHC 3060 (TCC)

The Scottish Government launched the Home Energy Efficiency Programme Area Based Scheme in 2014, aiming to increase funding of external wall insulation and consequently reduce fuel poverty in Scotland. Everwarm, a provider of energy efficiency advice, secured a great deal of work under the scheme and, in order to keep up with demand, outsourced a…

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NIS Regulations – One Year On

‘Smash and grab’ adjudications, is the picture any clearer? – M Davenport Builders Limited v Greer and another [2019] EWHC 318 (TCC) Background The claimant, M Davenport Builders Limited, and the defendants Colin and Julia Greer had entered into a construction contract to which the Scheme for Construction Contracts applied, under the 1996 Construction Act,…

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‘Smash and grab’ adjudications, is the picture any clearer? – M Davenport Builders Limited v Greer and another [2019] EWHC 318 (TCC)

‘Smash and grab’ adjudications, is the picture any clearer? – M Davenport Builders Limited v Greer and another [2019] EWHC 318 (TCC) Background The claimant, M Davenport Builders Limited, and the defendants Colin and Julia Greer had entered into a construction contract to which the Scheme for Construction Contracts applied, under the 1996 Construction Act,…

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Interpreting Practical Completion: University of Warwick v Balfour Beatty Group [2018] EWHC 3230 (TCC)

Background: The University of Warwick (Warwick) contracted Balfour Beatty Group Ltd (Balfour Beatty) under an amended JCT 2011 D&B to design and construct the National Automotive Innovation Centre (the Centre). The works were split into 4 sections. Balfour Beatty took possession of each of these sections on the 20 April 2015. However, the dates for…

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