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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 12228 June 2022

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.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 12121 June 2022

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.

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Adjudication benefits extended by Court of Appeal in important decision21 June 2022

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.

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Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 12014 June 2022

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.

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