2017 News Archive

2017 News Archive

2017 News Archive

  • 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 »
  • Julian Field successful in recent TCC decision - Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd

    11 Apr 2017

    On 11 April 2017 Coulson J handed down judgment in Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd. The University had claimed against Travelers under ... More »
  • John Cooper QC and Mike Atkins successfully defend Electricity North West Limited

    24 Mar 2017

      John Cooper QC and Mike Atkins successfully defended Electricity North West Limited, the Distribution Network Operator for the North West of England. After a ... More »
  • Richard Lynagh QC comments on Supreme Court decision

    23 Mar 2017

    Richard Lynagh QC comments on Supreme Court decision AIG Europe Limited v Woodman and others [2017] UKSC 18 To see Richard's comments on the judgement ... More »
  • Isabel Hitching to speak at Fixed Recoverable Costs Review Seminar in Birmingham on Thursday, 16th March 2017 at 9.15am

    10 Mar 2017

    In Jackson LJ’s key note address to the Costs Conference on 7 March 2017 he said: In lower value business disputes involving individuals and SMEs, ... 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 »
  • Maurice Holmes led in arbitration determining the lawfulness of Davis Cup eligibility rules under EU and domestic law

    2 Mar 2017

    (1) Aljaž Bedene and (2) The Lawn Tennis Association v The International Tennis Federation In a notable decision concerning the ‘sporting exception’ under EU law, ... More »
  • Change in the discount rate for personal injury damages

    27 Feb 2017

    The government has today announced its landmark change to the discount rate, from the current 2.5% to -0.75%. The change to a negative discount rate ... More »
  • Steven Snowden QC & Adam Taylor discuss government proposals for future of soft tissue claims and small personal injuries claims.

    24 Feb 2017

    MOJ Proposals: Reforming Whiplash and Low-Value PI Claims Steven Snowden QC and Adam Taylor discuss the government’s proposals for the future of soft tissue claims and ... More »
  • Steven Snowden QC - General Damages Guidelines

    21 Feb 2017

    Steven Snowden QC and others on the editorial team chaired by Mr Justice Langstaff have begun work on the next edition of the Judicial College ... More »
  • Andrew Smith QC to join Ogden Tables working party

    14 Feb 2017

    Andrew Smith QC has been invited to join the working party in respect of the Ogden Tables. When government funding is available, work will commence ... More »
  • Chambers' newest silks, Steven Snowden QC & Dominic Kay QC sworn in today. Congratulations!

    13 Feb 2017

    A post ceremony photograph of Dominic (left) and Steven back in Chambers after being formally appointed on Monday 13 February 2017 as Queen's Counsel.   ... 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 »
  • Steven Snowden and Dominic Kay appointed as Queen's Counsel

    12 Jan 2017

    Crown Office Chambers is delighted to announce that Steven Snowden and Dominic Kay have been successful in their applications for Silk. They will be formally ... More »
  • Erica Power in High Court succesfully defends surgeon performing a unicompartment knee replacement

    10 Jan 2017

    A surgeon had not been negligent in performing a unicompartment knee replacement on a patient whose long-standing knee problems derived no benefit from it, and ... More »
  • Berent Revisited – London Borough of Enfield successfully defends tree roots nuisance claim

    3 Jan 2017

    On 15 December 2016, HHJ Parfitt, siting as a judge of the TCC list at Central London CC, dismissed a claim brought by the occupiers ... More »

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