When was the last time you thought about your voice?

26 Jan 2024  |  Opinion

A personal story and reflection from Chris Reeves, Solicitor and Mediator   Your voice is a precious gift that defines who you are. It is a powerful tool that can express your emotions, thoughts, and personality. But what if you lose your voice? How would that affect your life? Imagine the challenges you would face […]

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Bellway Homes v Surgo – A Storm in a Teacup?

17 Jan 2024  |  Opinion

Key Terms:         Adjudication, Multiple Disputes, Jurisdiction, Smash and Grab, True Value   Introduction There is much fuss being made in construction circles at the moment around the TCC decision in the case of Bellway Homes Limited v Surgo Construction [2024] EWHC 10 TCC, with many contending that it is decidedly unsound, and apt to […]

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Limitation Period on Notified Sum Claims

21 Aug 2023  |  Opinion

Introduction Limitation in the context of payments due under construction contracts is a hot topic at the moment, following the decision of HHJ Russen KC in the TCC case of LJR Interiors Ltd v Cooper Construction Ltd [2023] EWHC 3339 (TCC). Whilst the most significant finding in LJR Interiors was that that an adjudicator does […]

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