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Following the important decision of Coulson J at first instance in Grove Developments Ltd v S&T (UK) Ltd in February of this year (which we considered in an earlier article), the eagerly awaited Court of Appeal decision following S&T (UK) Ltd's appeal has now been handed down.
Claims Portal have released their data for the month of October which shows that despite the Civil Liability Bill obtaining its Third Reading and moving towards Royal Assent via Ping Pong on 20 November, new claims volumes remain resilient.
This article looks at the most significant change to the Solicitors' Minimum Terms and Conditions applicable to the indemnity period 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019, which broadens the existing arbitration provisions.
We consider the cost consequences of issuing proceedings in a higher court where the value of a claim comes within the monetary jurisdiction of a lower court.
So the saga continues in the matter of SSE Generation Ltd v Hochtief Solutions AG, with the most recent decision of 10 April 2018 giving some much needed insight to the Courts interpretation of the NEC form of contract, as well as warning for insurers as to what protection "reasonable skill and care" will afford contractors involved in design and build projects.
A review of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2018
An overview and commentary of the Central Bank (National Claims Information Database) Bill 2018
This article discusses third party litigation funding and a recent Supreme Court decision that considers the jurisdiction of the courts to make cost orders against a non-party to litigation.