Christopher MacQueen

Contractor fails to land novel jurisdictional challenge to adjudication enforcement

6 August 2021

As the primary purpose of the adjudication scheme is to facilitate cashflow in the construction industry you are always going to be facing an uphill battle to persuade a court not to enforce an adjudication award. That is not to…

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Global Updates: China

6 August 2021

With the mid-year mark being reached for 2021 first half results have started to come out of China. along with numerous policy initiatives that are likely to have an effect on business trends in the region, we set out below…

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What do you do when your Expert is struck out on the First Day of Trial?

3 August 2021

A question that Freudenberg FST GmbH and their lawyers Fladgate LLP were left asking themselves following the Technology & Construction Court’s decision to exclude their expert evidence for egregious breaches of their experts’ duty to the Court. While this is…

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Litigation funding – why is it right for me ?

22 June 2020

In a post Covid-19 World (yes, one day it will happen) disputes are likely to be the order of the day as individuals and companies seek to recoup and pass on losses to their contractual counterparts. The sad reality is,…

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What is a Letter of Rogatory?

15 June 2020

In simple terms, a Letter of Rogatory is an essential tool for obtaining evidence for use in foreign proceedings. It forms part of the answer to the question, what do you do if you are in the USA or Asia…

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