12 June 2019
This briefing details how the recent interim anti-suit injunction order granted by the English courts restrains cargo interests from continuing foreign court proceedings in breach of an English law and arbitration agreement.
10 June 2019
Andrew Hutcheon and Alexandra Allen-Franks look into force majeure and its use in recent court cases.
31 May 2019
Andrew Hutcheon and Jack Moulder discuss the recent decision of the English Court of Appeal in Airbus S.A.S v Generali Italia concerning an exclusive jurisdiction clause in an airframe warranties agreement.
26 April 2019
Our authors take a look at the UK Supreme Court’s judgment in Vedanta Resources PLC v Lungowe. The decision contains important comments on determining parent company liability and which jurisdictions substantial justice can be obtained.
17 April 2019
In a very significant decision handed down today, the English High Court has refused to enforce an adjudication decision on the basis that there was a properly arguable defence that the decision had been obtained by fraud. The case, in which WFW acted for the successful party, appears to be the first occasion on which the court has refused to order enforcement in such circumstances.
16 April 2019
Greater clarity and guidance to the construction industry has been provided regarding when a paying party which is the subject of a so called “smash and grab” adjudication may then launch a separate “true value” adjudication.