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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 August 2016 and is not maintained. Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses can save parties time and...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note explains that it is possible for a referring party to abandon an adjudication which has already been started,...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Quick summary of CPR Part 8 Before looking at the use of CPR Part 8 in relation to adjudication, a quick summary of this...

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An adjudicator has the ability to correct an accidental error or omission provided they do so within a reasonable time of making their decision. This is known as the...

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This Practice Note provides links to adjudication Precedents available for use by a referring or responding party—both during the adjudication and in enforcement...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at the adjudication procedure set out in standard form construction contracts and in common...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Introduction This Practice Note discusses the following: • further submissions beyond the Response • their contents and form and...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court In this Practice Note, the following abbreviations are used: • HGCRA 1996—the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at the power of an adjudicator to award interest, and the various grounds upon which a party may claim...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Use of insolvency proceedings in adjudication Insolvency proceedings will rarely be the most efficient or appropriate means of...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Requirement to give reasons The requirement of natural justice does not require an adjudicator to give reasons: Multiplex....

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at preventing enforcement of an adjudication through a stay of execution. It considers the key...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Introduction The courts have repeatedly held (see eg Ferson Contractors) that the policy behind the Housing Grants, Construction...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Why a declaration? The construction of a contract can be pivotal to the decision reached in an adjudication but what happens if...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note considers the meaning of ‘dispute’ in the context of an adjudication pursuant to the Housing Grants,...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note uses the following abbreviations: • HGCRA 1996—The Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 •...

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