TRIDENT MAINTAIN LTD v FALCON INVESTMENT LTD (2016)

The claimant contractor applied for summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator's decision in its favour and the defendant applied for a stay of execution.   The parties had entered into a building contract. Disputes arose concerning in particular the value of an interim payment application. The claimant referred the matter to adjudication and the adjudicator … Continue reading TRIDENT MAINTAIN LTD v FALCON INVESTMENT LTD (2016)

BOUYGUES (UK) LTD v FEBREY STRUCTURES LTD (2016)

A building company brought a claim for declarations concerning the terms for interim payments made under its contract with a sub-contractor and the validity of one of its payment notices.   The company had sub-contracted the construction of a university building to the sub-contractor in March 2015. Clause 21 of the contract provided for the … Continue reading BOUYGUES (UK) LTD v FEBREY STRUCTURES LTD (2016)

Case Summary: Penten Group LTD v Spartagroup LTD (2016)

The court declared that the parties were bound by an arbitrator's decision that the contract between them was governed by the letter of intent and not by JCD terms unless and until that decision was challenged. Since the introduction of the Arbitration Act 1996, the courts had to grant arbitrators latitude in order for them … Continue reading Case Summary: Penten Group LTD v Spartagroup LTD (2016)