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Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Net contribution: a problem shared?

Partner, John Huhges-D'Aeth: "The decision in West and another v Ian Finlay & Associates may well be right on its facts, but some of the reasoning appears startling and merits a closer look."

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MCMS Ltd

An appeal or just reinforcing the adjudicator's decision?

Director, Matt Molloy: "...whatever you call it, [the judgment in Northern Ireland Housing Executive v Healthy Buildings (Ireland) Ltd] demonstrates that what happened in practice was, effectively, an appeal because the Housing Executive believed the adjudicator got the law wrong."

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Michael Hopkins

Pinsent Masons LLP

Hillcrest Homes v Beresford & Curbishley: a bridge too far​

Partner, Michael Hopkins: "On receipt of CPR Part 8 proceedings, the respondent needs to weigh up its prospects on all issues before deciding whether or not to contest them."

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Practical Law

Time to sort out limitation in economic loss cases

Barrister, David Sears QC, Crown Office Chambers: "...the judge highlights (unwittingly) the essential problem with this approach, namely the fact that no-one knew at practical completion that there was any physical damage or that there was anything to repair."

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Construction and Projects Multi-jurisdictional Guide

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