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Adjudication—a sensible and commercial approach by the courts should continue when assessing whether multiple disputes have been referred (TSG Building Services v South Anglia Housing)

Adjudication—a sensible and commercial approach by the courts should continue when assessing whether multiple disputes have been referred (TSG Building Services v South Anglia Housing)
Published on: 25 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Adjudication—a sensible and commercial approach by the courts should continue when assessing whether multiple disputes have been referred (TSG Building Services v South Anglia Housing)
  • Practical implications
  • Court details
  • Facts
  • The proceedings
  • Multiple disputes referred
  • Willmott Dixon v Newlon

Article summary

Mr Justice Akenhead took the opportunity to reiterate that previous guidance (that only single disputes can be referred to adjudication) remained correct, notwithstanding recent obiter comments made by Mr Justice Ramsey in Willmott Dixon v Newlon [2013] EWHC 798 (TCC). The watchword from the parties is, however, that the court will not be overly pedantic when considering the nature of the dispute(s) referred and will look for a factual connection. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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