Adjudication practice and procedure

Adjudication practice and procedure guidance:

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...

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Adjudication 1 Any dispute or difference arising under or in connection with this [agreement OR Contract] may be referred to an adjudicator appointed at the request of...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at what an adjudication decision encompasses, whether (and to what extent) reasons for the decision are...

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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 procedures set out in standard form construction contracts and in common...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note considers the timescales for an adjudication under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996...

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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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This Practice Note considers the requirements for a dispute to be capable of referral to adjudication. In summary, a dispute must: • have crystallised—such that the...

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This Practice Note sets out key cases concerning whether there is a dispute capable of referral to adjudication—including whether the dispute has crystallised, is a...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note explains what a Referral Notice (sometimes referred to simply as a ‘Referral’) is and sets out what it should...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at the responding party’s defence to a Referral Notice in an adjudication—typically called the...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at an adjudicator’s entitlement to payment of their fees and expenses, their power to allocate...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at the issues that a referring party will need to consider when seeking the appointment of an...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Parties to a 'construction contract' have the right to refer any dispute that has crystallised to adjudication at any time. For...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at the ability of an adjudicator to make provision for one party to bear the legal costs (in whole or...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court. This Practice Note looks at the types of evidence that may be used in an adjudication, including supporting documents, evidence...

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There are an array of different types of dispute resolution clauses, providing for various mechanisms by which parties' disputes can be resolved. Adjudication clauses...

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[Address/headed paper of responding party] [Date] [Address of adjudicator] Dear [insert name of adjudicator] In the matter of an adjudication between [referring party] v...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note considers whether it is possible to have an adjudication between three or more parties (known as multi-party...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Multiple decisions on the same dispute Section 108 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (HGCRA 1996)...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Generally It is not uncommon to have more than one adjudication arising from a particular contract or sub-contract. Under...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at the ability to have an adjudication between three (or more) parties, for example if an employer...

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IN THE MATTER OF THE HOUSING GRANTS, CONSTRUCTION AND REGENERATION ACT 1996 AND IN THE MATTER OF AN ADJUDICATION [And pursuant to the [insert [‘Scheme for Construction...

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IN THE MATTER OF THE housing grants, construction and regeneration act 1996 And IN THE MATTER OF AN ADJUDICATION BEFORE [Name of Adjudicator] Between [Name of party 1]...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note covers a requirement that applied only...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note explains the different situations where an adjudicator may resign, whether it be of their own volition or...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note provides an overview of the role of the court prior to and during an adjudication, including why and how a...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court The issue of severance normally arises in an enforcement application where the court has upheld a jurisdictional challenge or...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at an adjudicator’s jurisdiction/authority, including how it arises, the ability of an adjudicator to...

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