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This two part podcast aims to analyse the key issues surrounding Part 8 claims in relation to adjudication and recent key cases that pertain to the law concerning construction adjudication

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the recent construction adjudication case law pertaining to fraud;
  • Appreciate the Court of Appeal approved the decision in SG South v Kings Cirencester;
  • Understand the case law surrounding multilple contracts and the pertinence of Supablast;
  • Understand the problematic nature of Justice Akenhead's view;
  • Know the principles stemming from section 7 of the HGCRA;
  • Appreciate the relevance of Galliford Try Construction;
  • Know the issues of jurisdiction in this area;
  • Appreciate recent cases discussing the issue of election;
  • Understand what happened in the case of Pilon v Breyer;
  • Appreciate the problematic issues surrounding CFAs and ATE premuims.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Speymill Contracts v Baskind (CA) [2010] BLR 257;
  • SG South v Kings Head Cirencester LLP [2010] BLR 47;
  • GPS Marine Contractors Ltd v Ringway Infrastructure Service [2010] EWHC 283 (TCC);
  • Supablast v Story Rail [2010] EWHC 56 (TCC);
  • Nickleby v Somerfield Stores [2010] EWHC 1976 (TCC);
  • All Metal Roofing v Kamm [2010] EWHC 2670 (TCC);
  • ROK Building v Bestwood Carpentry [2010] EWHC 1409 (TCC);
  • Galliford Try Construction v Michael Heal Associates [2003] EWHC 2886 (TCC);
  • Cleveland Bridge v Whessoe-Volker Stevin [2010] EWHC 1076 (TCC);
  • Aedifice Partnership v Shah [2010] EWHC 2106 (TCC);
  • Redworth Construction v Brookdale Healthcare [2006] EWHC 1994 (TCC);
  • Quartzelec v Honeywell Control Systems [2008] BLR 328;
  • Filetum v Royal Garden Hotel [2010] EWHC 1409 (TCC);
  • Volker Stevin v Holystone [2010] EWHC 2344 (TCC); Redwing Construction v Wishart [2011] EWHC 19 (TCC);
  • Straw Realisations v Shaftsbury House [2010] EWHC 2597 (TCC);
  • Lee v Chartered Properties (Building) [2010] EWHC 1540 (TCC).

In this two part CPDcast, Stephen Walker of Atkin Chambers examines Part 8 Claims and other adjudication cases. In part one, he considers the circumstances in which Part 8 claims are used in the context of adjudication, including cases where such a claim may enable a party to escape the enforcement of an adverse decision. In part two, he addresses other significant cases decided during 2010 relating to the law concerning construction adjudication

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-03-22

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