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Construct Newsletter January 2019

January 2019 Issue 113

Welcome

to our January 2019 edition of Prettys’ Construct

This month we look at:

If there are any topics that you would like to see featured in a future edition of our newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact us.”

Rebecca Palmer

Contents

Adjudication enforcement following Gosvenor v Aygun

The Court of Appeal decision in Gosvenor London Ltd v Aygun Aluminium UK Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2695 upheld the TCC’s decision to award summary judgment in relation to enforcing an adjudicator’s decision and to unconditionally stay the enforcement. The principles of awarding ... Read more

Liquidated damages in relation to the cases of Cavendish Square v Makdessi and GPP Big Field LLP v Solar EPC Solutions SL

In the 2015 Supreme Court case of Cavendish Square v Makdessi, it was held that the rule on penalties under English law should not be the “genuine pre-estimate of loss” test but instead a “legitimate interest” test. This new test turns on whether ... Read more

Construction Industry News

Our Rebecca Palmer’s article ‘Why it’s essential to make a lawyer part of your toolkit’ has recently featured in the Construction Industry News. Find a link to the article here - http://cinmagazine.co.uk/why-its-essential-to-make-a-lawyer-part-of-your-toolkit/. ... Read more

Doyle Club

On 3rd January 2019, our Rebecca Palmer and Michael Booth gave a presentation to Doyle Club members concerning construction law updates from 2018. Excellent feedback was received from the event; attendees said that the presentation was comprehensive and interesting, ‘well presented, informative and ... Read more

Upcoming Business Academy event

Prettys is hosting an interactive seminar on Brexit on 14 February 2019 at Wherstead Park. The seminar will be led by members of Prettys’ senior team, who will explain the potential impacts different Brexit scenarios could have on businesses. Prettys is creating a ... Read more

Rebecca Palmer

Senior Associate

e rpalmer@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298274

Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206

Michael Booth

Solicitor

e mbooth@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298214

Abbie Grimwood

Paralegal

e agrimwood@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298315

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