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Lexis®PSL Construction weekly highlights—28 January 2016

Published on: 28 January 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Construction weekly highlights—28 January 2016
  • In this issue:
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Adjudication—issue of bias and use by adjudicator of an assistant considered (Sisk v Duro Felguera)
  • In brief—consultant ordered to provide collateral warranty (Kier v WM Saunders)
  • Relevant updates from other practice areas
  • Cases
  • Queens Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court
  • High Court of Justice, Queens Bench Division
  • Outer House, Court of Session
  • More...

Article summary

Welcome to the weekly Construction highlights from the Lexis®PSL Construction team for the week ending 28 January 2016. This week’s edition of Construction highlights includes analysis of Sisk v Duro Felguera, where the TCC considered an alleged breach of natural justice and whether adjudicators are permitted to use assistants, and also a review of a Scottish case in which a consultant was, despite its best efforts, ordered to provide a collateral warranty years after a project had been completed. We highlight analysis of interest to Construction practitioners from other practice areas, particularly in relation to public procurement this week, including analysis of the European Single Procurement Document, plus Lightways (Contractors) v Inverclyde Council which is the first instance of a UK court applying the remedy of ineffectiveness in respect of an awarded public contract, and a recent challenge to a public contract awarded by the Home Office. Updated content this week includes our Practice Note on the Scheme for Construction Contracts. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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