We look at interpretation in various contexts in this Commercial Disputes Weekly; of statutes by the Supreme Court, non-compete covenants before the Court of Appeal and the High Court has dealt with contractual arbitration appointment provisions and obligations to retender.
In this article we discuss the UK Court of Appeal’s recent decision on the construction of the Admiralty Solicitors Group standard collision jurisdiction wording (“ASG2”).
Read the sixtieth edition of our weekly update of Italian labour law.
In Commercial Disputes Weekly we look at the first decision on what is a “construction contract” since adjudication was introduced in 1998, in which Watson Farley & Williams acted for the successful appellant before the Court of Appeal.
In this article, we highlight the potential pitfalls for businesses in sustainability reporting and the need to ensure accurate and transparent reports, as and when a business is ready to share its sustainability journey with a wider audience.
In an important decision, the UK Court of Appeal has today overturned a High Court judgment that restricted the use of a quicker and cheaper means of resolving construction disputes.
The decision in Abbey Healthcare (Mill Hill) Limited v Simply Construct (UK) LLP, in which WFW’s construction team acted for Abbey, the successful appellant, will have significant implications for the construction and real estate industries as it confirms the benefits of adjudication as being more widely available.
Read the fifty ninth edition of our weekly update of Italian labour law.
The spate of adjudication decisions continues with two more cases dealing with enforcement and the binding nature of such decisions. We also discuss a Court of Appeal decision on the applicable law and jurisdiction in a tower of insurance policies and a question of procedural law in arbitration.
Read the fifty eighth edition of our weekly update of Italian labour law.
We discuss the recent Court of Appeal decision which confirms that express words are required to exclude claims for wasted expenditure.