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If you agree a timetable, stick to it (Jacobs v Skanska)

Published on: 03 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • If you agree a timetable, stick to it (Jacobs v Skanska)
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Construction analysis: The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) held that the claimant was entitled to withdraw its adjudication claim part way through the process, and later commence a second adjudication on substantially the same dispute. However, the TCC reiterated that the court will stop such serial adjudications if, on the facts, they are both unreasonable and oppressive. In addition, the defendant was entitled to recover its wasted legal costs caused by a breach of the parties’ adjudication agreement. Luke Wygas of 4 Pump Court Chambers considers the case. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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