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Scottish court recalls interim orders restraining adjudication (Mars Black Sheep Hotels v Douglas & Stewart)

Published on: 27 August 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Scottish court recalls interim orders restraining adjudication (Mars Black Sheep Hotels v Douglas & Stewart)
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Article summary

Construction analysis: The Scottish Court of Session, Outer House recalled (set aside) an interim interdict (injunction) and interim suspension which had prevented a contractor from pursuing an adjudication against its employer (in circumstances where the employer alleged that it had been induced to enter into the contract by misrepresentation). In the view of the court, the employer did not have a strong prima facie case in relation to misrepresentation, and the balance of convenience favoured recall. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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