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"But it's not fair..." "Now, now, don't be silly"

Jessica Stephens, barrister, 4 Pump Court

"Affinity's swathes of complaints were dealt with robustly by the adjudicator and found no favour with HHJ Raeside QC on enforcement."

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From the ground up: managing ground condition risk in the Middle East

Paul Prescott, legal director, and Gabriel Olufemi, solicitor, Pinsent Masons LLP

"Ultimately it is in the interests of all parties to construction contracts to consider a balanced risk allocation in relation to adverse ground conditions."

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More thoughts on adjudication in Ireland

Matt Molloy, director, MCMS Ltd

"It has been suggested that adjudication there may fall under the statutory umbrella and that adjudicators may be open to judicial review and the Wednesbury unreasonableness test."

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Design defects in offshore wind turbines: it's an ill wind...

John Hughes-D'Aeth, partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

"If Højgaard A/S v E.On teaches us anything, it is surely that lawyers should be more vocal in asking to review the so-called technical documents that will form part of the eventual contract."

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