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Costs budgeting: TCC gives out the hairdryer treatment in GSK v QPR

Callum Johnson, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

" is hard to look at the estimated hours in GSK's budget without drawing breath. 750 hours of lawyers' time to prepare a 12-page particulars of claim? 224 hours for solicitors to prepare for a four-day trial?"

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The trials and tribulations of hybrid bonds

Jancyn Gardiner, editor, Practical Law

"The problem with hybrid bonds is that they can be difficult to interpret, leading to uncertainty as to their effect."

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Are we closer to an end to smash and grab adjudications?

Matt Molloy, director, MCMS Ltd

"Henia Investments v Beck Interiors... reflects the continuing moves by the TCC to supervise our industry where it perceives there may be an injustice or gamesmanship."

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Walker and the burden of proof: where are we after Aspect?

David Sheard, barrister, Keating Chambers

"I do think that any attempt to use an adjudicator's decision to reverse the burden of proof is, notwithstanding Gloster LJ's comments, ultimately unlikely to be successful."

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Construction and Projects Global Guide

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