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  • Mek Mesfin successful in Adjudication enforcement in the TCC where Judge reiterates adjudicators decisions will be enforced absent a valid complaint regarding an adjudicator’s jurisdiction or the occurrence of a material breach of natural justice

    20 Apr 2017

    In Willmott Partnership Homes Ltd v Bethel Retirement Villages – Herne Bay Court Ltd (2017) TCC, Mr Justice Fraser reiterated the well-known principle that absent ... More »
  • Charles Pimlott acts in adjudication enforcement in the TCC which considers jurisdiction and breach of the rules of natural justice

    12 Apr 2017

    In AECOM v Staptina [2017] EWHC 723 (TCC), Mr Justice Fraser held that an adjudicator had not acted outside of her jurisdiction or in breach ... More »
  • Kim Franklin QC to address the Manchester SCL on 6 March 2017

    6 Mar 2017

    Kim Franklin QC is presenting a seminar to the Manchester SCL on 6 March 2017 entitled Middle East or Wild West? Tips for the unwary ... More »
  • Kim Franklin QC and Charles Pimlott have been confirmed as Chair and speaker at the forthcoming MBL Construction law Conference 2017

    6 Mar 2017

    Kim Franklin QC and Charles Pimlott have been confirmed as Chair and speaker at the forthcoming MBL Construction law Conference 2017. From an assessment of ... More »
  • New case on when corrections to a pleading amount to a new cause of action

    6 Feb 2017

    New case considering the application of the dictum in the CA case of Berezovsky v Abarmovich [2011] 1 WLR 2290 para 59 as to when ... More »
  • TCC considers interplay between adjudication enforcement and insolvency

    24 Jan 2017

    South Coast Construction v Iverson Road [2017] EWHC 61 (TCC) This is believed to be the first reported decision to consider the interplay between the ... More »
  • Structure Consulting v Maroush Food Production [2017] QBD (TCC)

    24 Jan 2017

    Robert Stokell acted for Maroush, the employer, who was the defendant in an enforcement claim and the claimant in a Part 8 claim for declarations ... More »
  • Charles Pimlott acted for the successful claimant in this adjudication enforcement claim

    23 Jan 2017

    This case represents the latest word from the TCC in a long line of cases about serial adjudication.  The issue was whether an adjudicator's second ... More »
  • Guidance from the Court of Appeal on the Party Wall Act and neighbouring basement construction

    14 Nov 2016

    Gray v Elite Town Management Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 1318 (Court of Appeal, 3 November 2016) The Appellant, Mr Gray, had constructed a basement at ... More »
  • Michael Curtis QC to Chair Construction Masterclass

    3 Nov 2016

    Michael Curtis QC has been invited to chair the Construction Contracts & Disputes: Preparing for Challenges and Ensuring Success Masterclass arranged by Hill International and ... More »
  • Andrew Rigney QC nominated as Silk of the year for Construction and Energy: Legal 500 UK Awards 2017

    21 Oct 2016

    Chambers are delighted that Andrew Rigney QC has been nominated as Silk of the year for Construction and Energy at the Legal 500 UK Awards ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers nominated as Set of the year for Construction and Energy: Legal 500 UK Awards 2017

    21 Oct 2016

    Chambers are delighted to have been nominated as Set of the year for Construction and Energy at the forthcoming Legal 500 UK Awards 2017 alongside ... More »
  • David Sears QC - ‘Faith without doubt is nothing but death’ - The role of good faith in current commercial contract law

    12 Oct 2016

    David Sears QC writes article for expert guide - Constructions & Real Estates 2016  There has been much discussion recently as to the extent to ... More »
  • Rob Stokell will be speaking at the Hill International, Inc. Law Forum Series on 13 October 2016

    16 Sep 2016

    Rob Stokell will be speaking at the Hill International, Inc. Law Forum series on 13th October 2016. Rob will be presenting a talk on ‘Frustration, ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers credited as a Leading Set in the 2016 Edition of the Legal 500

    15 Sep 2016

    Crown Office Chambers are delighted to be recognised as a leading set of Chambers again in this year’s Legal 500 UK Directory, Described as ‘a ... More »
  • Harding v Paice: the latest instalment in a long-running saga

    31 Aug 2016

    In a decision handed down 26th August, Ms Finola O'Farrell QC (sitting as a deputy High Court Judge) has held that Mr Paice and Ms ... More »
  • Jack Macaulay successfully defeats novel limitation argument

    27 Jul 2016

    A recent TCC decision provides clarity that a claim issued in time will not subsequently become time-barred if an amendment to the claim form, after ... More »
  • Andrew Rigney QC is successful in test case defending a claim against a water undertaker under statute and in negligence

    14 Jul 2016

    Judgment has been handed down in Southern Gas Networks plc v Thames Water Utilities Limited [2016] EWHC 1669, a test case which has wide-ranging implications ... More »
  • Rob Stokell successfully defends an application for summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator’s decision

    5 Jul 2016

    Judgment was handed down today in the case of Goldsworthy v Harrison [2016] EWHC 1589 (TCC), in which Rob Stokell (instructed by Michelmores LLP) successfully ... More »
  • MBL: Construction Law Conference 2016 – London

    13 Jun 2016

    MBL's popular annual Construction Law Conference, chaired by Ben Quiney QC Crown Office Chambers and with a panel of expert speakers, returns with a revised ... More »
  • Construction Insurance and UK Construction Contracts – 3rd Edition - Roger ter Haar QC, Anna Laney and Marshall Levine

    7 Jun 2016

    The 3rd Edition of Construction Insurance and UK Construction Contracts was published on 31st May 2016. Authored by Roger ter Haar QC, Anna Laney and Marshall ... More »
  • David Sears QC and Michael Curtis QC to speak at the White Paper Construction Law: Shaping New Cases into Solution-Focused Advice for Clients

    11 May 2016

    David Sears QC will be answering the question 'Given the move towards collaborative forms of contract, what does "good faith" mean; how do you show ... More »
  • May 25, 2016: Dubai - Roger ter Haar QC from Crown Office Chambers will be the key note speaker

    10 May 2016

    May 25, 2016: Dubai - Roger ter Haar QC from Crown Office Chambers will be the key note speaker for the Navigant Great Delay Debate ... More »
  • Ben Quiney QC and Michele De Gregorio acting in Rolls Building dispute in the TCC

    6 May 2016

    Carillion Construction Ltd v Woods Bagot Europe Ltd & ors [2016] EWHC 905 (TCC) Ben Quiney QC and Michele De Gregorio, instructed by BLM, appeared ... More »
  • On 11 May 2016 David Sears QC and Charles Pimlott to present seminar to the Society of Construction Law and CIArb Milton Keynes

    26 Apr 2016

    David Sears QC and Charles Pimlott will be looking at the recent effects of the decision from the Court of Appeal case Harding (t/a M J ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans to speak at Construction Law Summer school, 5 - 8 September 2016

    25 Apr 2016

    Jane will address attendees on: Negotiating Contracts for International Construction Projects: A practical guide to negotiating contracts for international construction projects Key terms and conditions ... More »
  • The Law of Construction Disputes - 2nd Edition - by Dr Cyril Chern

    10 Mar 2016

    Now in a fully updated second edition, The Law of Construction Disputes  is a leading source of authoritative and detailed information on the whole area ... More »
  • Andrew Smith, Kim Franklin and James Maxwell-Scott appointed as Queen's Counsel

    11 Jan 2016

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that Andrew Smith, Kim Franklin and James Maxwell-Scott have been successful in their applications for Silk. They will be formally appointed as ... More »
  • Athena Markides writes article on Interplay between Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978

    9 Dec 2015

    Athena Markides writes article on Interplay between Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 and limitation of liability clause following the TCC decision in the case of ... More »
  • David Sears QC and Charles Pimlott successful in the Court of Appeal in Harding v Paice

    7 Dec 2015

    David Sears QC and Charles Pimlott have been successful in the Court of Appeal in Harding v Paice, in which the court had to consider ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching speak at The Society of Construction Law

    1 Dec 2015

    Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching to lecture on the Implications of Aspect v Higgins on Tuesday 1 December 2015 at The Society of Construction Law.  ... More »
  • Bloomberg LP v Sandberg and Malling Pre-Cast Limited [2015] EWHC 2858 (TCC)

    26 Oct 2015

    A party may not be able to rely upon a contractual limitation clause to defeat contribution claims. In his maiden judgment in the TCC, Mr ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers to host the In House Lawyers Forum Autumn seminar on Wednesday 30 September 2015

    21 Sep 2015

    Crown Office Chambers to host the In House Lawyers Forum Autumn seminar on Wednesday 30 September 2015: Andrew Rigney QC: Construction InsuranceIsabel Hitching: Implications of ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers welcomes Daniel Shaw

    10 Sep 2015

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to welcome Daniel Shaw as a tenant. Daniel was called to the bar in 2007 and undertook pupillage at a leading ... More »
  • Michael Curtis QC to Chair Construction Masterclass

    24 Aug 2015

    Michael Curtis QC has been invited to chair the Delay, Disruption, Disputes and the Future of Construction and Engineering Projects Masterclass arranged by Hill International ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans spoke at the Construction Law: Contracts and Dispute Management 2015 conference in London on 1 July 2015

    1 Jul 2015

    Jane Davies Evans spoke at the Construction Law: Contracts and Dispute Management 2015 conference in London on 1 July 2015
  • Crown Office Chambers are sponsors of the upcoming CIArb London Centenary Conference

    30 Jun 2015

    Crown Office Chambers are sponsors of the upcoming CIArb London Centenary Conference which will be held at The London Guildhall between the 1st – 3rd ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching appointed to AG Panel

    25 Jun 2015

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that Isabel Hitching has been appointed by the Attorney General to the Treasury B Panel.  Isabel was for 10 ... More »
  • Chambers welcome new members Robert O'Leary and Patrick Maxwell

    22 Jun 2015

    Chambers is delighted to welcome two new members, Robert O'Leary and Patrick Maxwell. Robert undertakes a wide range of personal injury work including claims for ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching writes article for PLC on Aspect v Higgins

    18 Jun 2015

    Please click here to view the article.
  • Judgment in Aspect v Higgins – Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching in the Supreme Court

    17 Jun 2015

    Aspect Contracts -v- Higgins Construction Plc FIRST SUPREME COURT DECISION ON CONSTRUCTION ADJUDICATION If a construction adjudicators decision has gone against you, and you have ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans speaking at the 7th Annual Construction Law Conference (29 June to 2 July)

    16 Jun 2015

    Jane Davies Evans speaking at the 7th Annual Construction Law Conference (29 June to 2 July) on Lessons Learnt from Recent Case Law (Robin Rigg ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans will be speaking at the IBA Conference in Vienna this October

    16 Jun 2015

    Jane Davies Evans will be speaking at the IBA Conference in Vienna this October, in the International Construction Projects Committee session “See spot run: a construction ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans spoke at the recent World Nuclear Association New Build Licensing Conference

    3 Jun 2015

    Jane Davies Evans spoke at the recent World Nuclear Association New Build Licensing Conference in Prague on 'Managing the Licensing Risk in Construction Contracts'.  A ... More »
  • Ben Quiney QC presenting seminar to CIOB

    29 Apr 2015

    Ben Quiney QC along with James Shaw (Kennedys) and May Winfield (Kennedys) will be presenting a seminar to CIOB on Bonds Warranties & Guarantees: click ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching in Supreme Court: Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Limited v Higgins Construction PLC

    13 Apr 2015

    Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching are appearing in the Supreme Court on 14th and 15th April on behalf of Higgins Construction PLC, appealing from ... More »
  • Paice v MJ Harding: ‘Adjudicators, their office managers, and natural justice: a cautionary tale’ – by Richard Sage

    24 Mar 2015

    In this article Richard Sage explores the recent TCC decision in the matter of Paice v MJ Harding where adjudicator bias is considered by Coulson ... More »
  • Pioneer Cladding No. 2 - Anna Laney successful in persuading Court as to form costs order

    4 Mar 2015

    Pioneer Cladding No. 2: Anna Laney successful in persuading Court as to form costs order where enforcement stayed and party goes into liquidation before costs ... More »
  • Charles Pimlott successfully acts in an adjudication enforcement in the TCC where the operation of the slip rule is considered

    20 Feb 2015

    PP Construction Ltd v Geoffrey Osbourne Ltd [2015] EWHC 325 (TCC), Stuart-Smith J.The TCC considered the operation of the ‘slip rule’ in the context of ... More »
  • James Ageros and Muhammed Haque appointed as Queen's Counsel

    14 Jan 2015

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that James Ageros and Muhammed Haque have been successful in their applications for Silk. They will be formally appointed ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC's paper on the impact of the ECHR on Adjudication now available

    3 Dec 2014

    Andrew Bartlett QC delivered a joint SCL / TECBAR lecture on Tuesday 2 December 2014 at the National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1. Andrew's talk was ... More »
  • Imtech Inviron v Loppingdale Plant [2014] EWHC 4006 (TCC): incorporation of main contract adjudication provisions into sub-contract

    3 Dec 2014

    Judgment was handed down today in Imtech Inviron v Loppingdale Plant [2014] EWHC 4006 (TCC), an adjudication enforcement action in which the main issue was whether the ... More »
  • Harding v Paice & Springall: TCC considers “same or substantially the same” in paragraph 9(2) of the Scheme

    27 Nov 2014

    Harding v Paice & Springall [2014] EWHC 3824 (TCC) Charles Pimlott acted for the successful respondents to an application brought in the TCC to restrain the ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers to host the In House Lawyers Forum (IHLF) quarterly seminar

    20 Nov 2014

    Crown Office Chambers is hosting the In House Lawyers Forum (IHLF) quarterly seminar. David Sears QC, Andrew Rigney QC, Ben Quiney QC, Charles Pimlott and Crispin ... More »
  • A.T. Stannard v Tobutt [2014] EWHC 3491 (TCC): an unusual adjudication enforcement

    24 Oct 2014

    Akenhead J handed down judgment today in A.T. Stannard Ltd v Tobutt [2014] EWHC 3491 (TCC), a claim to enforce an adjudication decision that was challenged ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC to speak on the impact of the ECHR on Adjudication

    17 Oct 2014

    Andrew Bartlett QC will be speaking at a joint SCL / TECBAR event at 6.30pm on Tuesday 2 December 2014 at the National Liberal Club, Whitehall ... More »
  • Rohan v Daman: DIFC Court of Appeal confirms its earlier judgment

    16 Oct 2014

    The DIFC Court of Appeal today handed down its further judgment in Rohan & ors v Daman Real Estate Capital Partners Ltd following Daman's successful application ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers shortlisted for Legal 500 UK Awards 2014

    1 Oct 2014

    Crown Office Chambers has been shortlisted in the following categories of the Legal 500 UK Awards 2014: Chambers of the Year: Personal Injury and Clinical ... More »
  • Dr Cyril Chern to speak at Construction Law International Conference in Kuala Lumpur

    15 Sep 2014

    Dr Cyril Chern will be amongst the panel of experts speaking at the Construction Law International Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 15 to 18 ... More »
  • Success for Richard Sage in TCC adjudication enforcement hearing

    10 Sep 2014

    Richard Sage appeared for the Claimant in Welsh Heritage Construction Ltd v Kavanagh. The Claimant had succeeded in a recent adjudication but the Defendants had ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans instructed in dispute board proceedings concerning project in Africa

    8 Sep 2014

    Jane Davies Evans has been instructed by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP as counsel in dispute board proceedings concerning a US aid funded project in ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans speaks at Construction Law Summer School

    4 Sep 2014

    Jane Davies Evans spoke at the Construction Law Summer School at Downing College, Cambridge on 1-4 September 2014.  Jane addressed developments in international construction law ... More »
  • New books by Dr Cyril Chern: "Commercial Mediator's Handbook" & "Chern on Dispute Boards (3rd ed)"

    1 Sep 2014

    We are pleased to announce the publication of two new books by Dr Cyril Chern: The Commercial Mediator's Handbook: to be released on 9 September ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers shortlisted for The Chambers Bar Awards 2014

    19 Aug 2014

    Crown Office Chambers is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted in the following categories for The Chambers Bar Awards 2014: Construction:                                          Set of the ... More »
  • Important CA decision on indemnity clause - widespread implications for the construction industry

    4 Aug 2014

    On 11 July 2014 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Greenwich Millennium Village Ltd v Essex Services Group Plc [2014] EWCA Civ 960.  ... More »
  • Anna Laney writes article for ICES Construction Law Review 2014 entitled ‘Adjudication: Quick & Filthy’

    30 Jul 2014

    The article considers key adjudication judgments from the last 2 months and considers whether or not the spirit of the Act is under attack. Please ... More »
  • Continued success for Crown Office Chambers in Chambers UK 2015 Directory

    24 Jul 2014

    The following members, which includes several new additions, are listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers UK: Richard Lynagh QC - Personal InjuryMichael Harvey QC - Insurance and ... More »
  • Commercial Court restrains bank from paying on performance bond

    22 Jul 2014

    Michele De Gregorio obtained an interim injunction from the Commercial Court on behalf of a subcontractor, restraining payment being made by a bank under a ... More »
  • Jane Davies Evans speaks at Construction Law, Contracts and Disputes 2014 conference

    24 Jun 2014

    Jane Davies Evans spoke at the Construction Law, Contracts and Disputes 2014 conference in London on 24 June 2014 on the topic 'Contracting with a State ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC and Isabel Hitching headed to Supreme Court: Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc [2014] 1 WLR 1220

    19 May 2014

    On 15 May 2014 the Supreme Court (Lords Mance, Clarke and Sumption) gave Higgins permission to appeal to the Supreme Court from the recent decision ... More »
  • Kim Franklin & Crispin Winser succesfully defend AED 41 million claim

    14 Apr 2014

    Kim Franklin and Crispin Winser (instructed by Kennedys Dubai LLP) have been representing a firm of consulting engineers in a DIAC arbitration.  The engineers were facing ... More »
  • Kim Franklin & Carlo Taczalski represent the Appellant electricity provider in the Privy Council

    1 Apr 2014

    Landmark v American International Bank Kim Franklin and Carlo Taczalski represent the Appellant electricity provider in the Privy Council in an appeal from the Eastern ... More »
  • Chartwell v Fergies: relief from sanctions granted for late witness statements

    26 Feb 2014

    Michele De Gregorio acted for the successful applicant in Chartwell Estate Agents Ltd v Fergies Properties SA (QBD, Globe J, 18.2.14) Globe J granted the ... More »
  • Three new Silks for Crown Office Chambers

    19 Feb 2014

    Crown Office Chambers wish to congratulate John Cooper, Alexander Antelme and Ben Quiney on their appointment to Queen’s Counsel. The appointment of Queen’s Counsel ceremony ... More »
  • Rohan v Daman: success for Crispin Winser in DIFC Court of Appeal

    11 Feb 2014

    Rohan & Ors v Daman Real Estate Capital Partners In a judgment handed down today, the DIFC Court of Appeal (Chief Justice Michael Hwang SC, Deputy ... More »
  • Alexander & Law Ltd v Coveside (21BPR) Ltd - Isabel Hitching persuades TCC that winding up petition is not a defence to enforcing adjudication decision

    17 Dec 2013

    Alexander & Law v Coveside (21BPR) Ltd [2013] EWHC 3949 (TCC) Judgment 12 December 2013 In a judgment which is destined to become the leading ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching in Aspect v Higgins – headed to Supreme Court?

    25 Nov 2013

    Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction PLC [2013] EWCA Civ 1514 This case, in which the judgment of the Court of Appeal was handed down ... More »
  • Adjudication: a Pioneering decision - by Anna Laney October 2013

    15 Oct 2013

    Written by Anna Laney and Posted by Practical Law Construction on 15 October 2013. The Wimbledon v Vago principles to be applied on an application ... More »
  • Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate: Success for Richard Sage in the Court of Appeal

    14 Oct 2013

    Richard Sage instructed by Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. Richard Sage appeared for the successful Respondent in Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ ... More »
  • Pioneer v Graham: stay of execution in adjudication

    4 Oct 2013

    Anna Laney (instructed by Barton Legal Limited) appeared for the Defendant. Anna Laney successfully resisted the enforcement of an Adjudicator’s award in an “unusual” circumstance ... More »
  • Chambers 100 UK Bar Shortlisting

    16 Sep 2013

    Crown Office Chambers would like to extend congratulations to the following members for their Chambers 100 UK Bar shortlisting. Christopher Purchas QC Roger ter Harr ... More »
  • DIFC Court rules in favour of purchasers of apartments in delayed development

    5 Aug 2013

    Rohan & ors v Daman Real Estate Capital Partners  In a judgment handed down in the Dubai International Financial Centre Court of First Instance on 4 August ... More »
  • Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc – Isabel Hitching successfully appears in the TCC for Higgins

    23 May 2013

    Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc [2013] EWHC 1322 (TCC) – Isabel Hitching successfully appears in the TCC for Higgins Construction. Summary This ... More »
  • Cleightonhills v Bembridge Marine [2012] EWHC 3449 (TCC)

    5 Dec 2012

    Richard Lynagh QC and James Medd successfully defended a claim for £3.5m by an employer against a steel erector who erected a platform from which ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers launches Fixed Fee Adjudication Scheme

    5 Nov 2012

    Crown Office Chambers has introduced a fixed fee adjudication scheme designed to reduce and simplify costs in lower value disputes where parties may need urgent assistance ... More »
  • David Sears QC joins Crown Office Chambers

    16 Oct 2012

    We are delighted to announce that David Sears QC has accepted an invitation to join Crown Office Chambers. David, currently at 4 New Square, is ... More »
  • Smith v UKPN – Michael Kent QC and Jack Macaulay represent victims of fire damage in the TCC

    20 Sep 2012

    On 17th September 2012 Akenhead J handed down judgment in Smith and others v UK Power Networks, a major series of Technology and Construction Court ... More »
  • Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2012

    11 Sep 2012

    We are delighted to announce that Crown Office Chambers has been nominated for the following awards: Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury - Set of the ... More »
  • TCC rules on experts, privilege and undisclosed reports

    5 Jul 2012

    David Platt QC appeared for insurers in Odedra v Ball [2012] EWHC 1790 (TCC), where the Defendants sought disclosure of an additional expert report which ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC and Robert Stokell successfully resist Eden Park appeal

    5 Jul 2012

    On 5 July 2012 the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in Harrison v Shepherd Homes Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 904. 94 houses on the ... More »
  • Michael Curtis QC to speak at the Fifth International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis

    26 Jun 2012

    Michael Curtis QC will be speaking on “Expert Witness Immunity” at the Fifth International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis to be held at the Hilton ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching elected to the SCL committee

    17 May 2012

    Crown Office Chambers congratulates Isabel Hitching on her election to the committee of the Society of Construction Law. For more details of the SCL please ... More »
  • Cadbury v ADT appeal permission granted

    17 Apr 2012

    Roger ter Haar QC and Ben Quiney have been acting for Cadbury in the TCC liability trial following a major fire at the Cadbury popcorn ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching and Crispin Winser speak at the Arbrix Spring Meeting 16-18 March 2012

    19 Mar 2012

    Isabel Hitching and Crispin Winser were amongst the key speakers at this weekend's Arbrix Conference (the club for members of the RICS panels of arbitrators ... More »
  • One year limitation provision upheld by Court of Appeal

    6 Mar 2012

    A one year bespoke contractual limitation clause was held to be enforceable by the Court of Appeal in the recent case of Inframatrix Developments Ltd ... More »
  • Chambers UK, 2012 Edition – Leading Set

    26 Oct 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers is ranked as a Leading Set in the following areas: Clinical Negligence, Construction, Health & Safety, ... More »
  • TCC decision on the meaning of 'a dispute' in construction adjudication

    19 Oct 2011

    In Witney Town Council v Beam Construction (Cheltenham) Ltd  [2011] EWHC 2332 (TCC) the court rejected the employer's contention that the adjudicator lacked jurisdiction because ... More »
  • Legal 500, 2011 Edition – Leading Set

    29 Sep 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers is ranked as Leading Set in the following areas: Clinical Negligence and Healthcare, Construction, Consumer and ... More »
  • Superyacht Design Symposium

    28 Sep 2011

    Kim Franklin will be one of the opening speakers at the fourth annual Superyacht Design Symposium, which is being held at The Ritz Carlton, Palm ... More »
  • Harrison & others v Shepherd Homes Ltd [2011] EWHC 1811 (TCC)

    12 Jul 2011

    Judgment was handed down on 11 July 2011 in this case in which Andrew Bartlett QC, Robert Stokell and Crispin Winser, instructed by Tilly Bailey ... More »
  • Time For Completion, Concurrent Delay and Adyard Abu Dhabi v SD Marine Services

    10 May 2011

    In the attached article, Michael Curtis QC discusses the the approach taken by the English authorities (including the recent case of Adyard Abu Dhabi v ... More »
  • Cadbury v ADT

    12 Apr 2011

    Roger ter Haar QC and Ben Quiney have been acting for Cadbury in the TCC liability trial following a major fire at the Cadbury popcorn ... More »
  • Inconsistent authorities in the Court of Appeal?

    4 Apr 2011

    Is Robinson v PE Jones (Contractors) Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 9 inconsistent with Barclays Bank plc v Fairclough Building Ltd and others (1995) 76 BLR ... More »
  • International Construction Arbitration Under NEC 3

    23 Feb 2011

    In this article, Michael Curtis QC considers the dispute resolution procedures under NEC3 and the need to specify arbitration in the contract data.
  • Remedies in Construction Law - new book by Roger ter Haar QC

    15 Nov 2010

    Chambers is pleased to announce the publication of 'Remedies in Construction Law' by Roger ter Haar QC and Camilla ter Haar. The book brings together ... More »
  • The Law of Construction Disputes - new book by Cyril Chern

    17 Aug 2010

    Chambers is pleased to announce the publication of 'The Law of Construction Disputes' by Cyril Chern. The book covers the entire spectrum of construction law, ... More »
  • Fileturn Ltd v Royal Garden Hotel Ltd [2010] EWHC 1736 (TCC)

    22 Jul 2010

    Charles Pimlott acted for the successful Claimant in an application for the enforcement of an adjudication award, which had been challenged by the Defendant on ... More »
  • Aldgate Construction v Unibar Plumbing & Heating

    25 May 2010

    Kim Franklin acted for the successful claimant development company Aldgate in its claim against careless plumbers Unibar for loss of profits caused by fire. In ... More »
  • Andrew Rigney - Appointment to Queen's Counsel

    22 Mar 2010

    Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Rigney to Queen's Counsel. Andrew, who was called to the bar in 1992, specialises in Construction, ... More »
  • $130m project insurance dispute

    9 Feb 2010

    Michael Curtis QC, Charles Pimlott, Crispin Winser, Justin Davis and Siobhan Lambertsen (instructed by Beachcroft LLP) have been acting for a developer in a 10 ... More »
  • Chambers UK, 2010 Edition - Leading Set

    1 Nov 2009

    We are pleased to announce that Crown Office Chambers is ranked as a Leading Set in the following areas: Construction, Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction, ... More »
  • Antony Edwards-Stuart QC appointed High Court Judge

    1 Oct 2009

    The members, clerks and staff of Crown Office Chambers congratulate Antony Edwards-Stuart QC on his appointment as a High Court Judge. The appointment is to ... More »
  • Fosse Motor Engineers Ltd & Ors v (1) Conde Nast and National Magazine Distributors Ltd (2) Phoenix Industrial Recruitment Ltd [2008] EWHC 2037 (TCC)

    29 Sep 2008

    Andrew Bartlett QC and Rebecca Taylor appeared for the successful First Defendants in this case arising out of a fire that broke out in the ... More »
  • Michael Curtis – Appointment to Queen’s Counsel

    22 Jan 2008

    Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Curtis to Queen’s Counsel. Michael, who was called to the Bar in 1982, specialises in Construction ... More »
  • Biffa Waste Services Ltd v Maschinenfabrik Ernst Hese GmbH [2008] BLR 155

    11 Jan 2008

    James Medd was instructed by one of the Defendants in the Biffa Waste Services case, a recent decision of Ramsey J in the TCC. The ... More »
  • Crown Office Chambers shortlisted for Chambers & Partners Bar Awards

    11 Sep 2007

    Crown Office Chambers is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted in two categories of the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2007. Roger ter ... More »
  • Anna Laney

    5 Sep 2007

    Chambers is pleased to announce that Anna Laney (formerly of Tanfield Chambers) has accepted an invitation to join Chambers from 10th September 2007. Her principal ... More »
  • London Underground Ltd v Citylink Telecommunications Ltd [2007] EWHC 1749 (TCC)

    16 Jul 2007

    Roger ter Haar QC was instructed to appear before Mr Justice Ramsey in the Technology and Construction Court in London Underground Ltd v Citylink Telecommunications ... More »
  • Andrew Bartlett QC FCI Arb elected chairman of TECBAR

    2 Jul 2007

    Crown Office Chambers congratulates Andrew Bartlett QC and Kim Franklin on their election as Chairman and Secretary of TECBAR. We also congratulate Andrew Rigney on ... More »
  • 'Chern on Dispute Boards' - new book by Cyril Chern

    14 May 2007

    Chambers is pleased to announce the publication of 'Chern on Dispute Boards - Practice & Procedure' which is the only contemporary book dealing exclusively with ... More »

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