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EUROCOM LTD v SIEMENS PLC

Adjudication – Request for nomination of adjudicator – RICS form – Identification of named adjudicators with conflicts – Possible fraudulent misrepresentation – Implied term not to subvert nomination process – Vitiation of adjudicator’s appointment – Overlap between decisions in two adjudication decisions.

[2015] BLR 1

NATS (SERVICES) LTD v GATWICK AIRPORT LTD DFS DEUTSCHE FLUGSICHERUNG GMBH (INTERESTED PARTY)

Public procurement – Implementation of European Directive 2007/66/EC – Automatic suspension of tender process or equivalent injunction already in place until trial – Pleadings – Amendment of pleadings – application to strike out – Principles applicable to tenders under EC Regulations and whether duty in relation to “abnormally low” tenders – Expedited trial due to issues – Lack of time prior to trial and effect of amendment.

[2015] BLR 19

RENDLESHAM ESTATES PLC AND OTHERS v BARR LTD

Defective Premises Act 1972 – Meaning of “dwelling”, “in connection with the provision of a dwelling” and “fitness for habitation” – Measure of damages in respect of common parts – Damages for blight – Damages for inconvenience and distress.

[2015] BLR 37

PT PERUSAHAAN GAS NEGARA (PERSERO) TBK v CRW JOINT OPERATION (INDONESIA)

Dispute adjudication board – FIDIC Red book – Binding nature of decision – Reviewable in arbitration – Enforceability of DAB decision – International Arbitration Act 2002 (Singapore) – Jurisdiction of arbitrators to issue interim award – Breach of natural justice rules.

[2015] BLR 119

SAVOYE AND SAVOYE LTD v SPICIERS LTD

Adjudication – Enforcement of adjudicator's decision – “Construction operations” – Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, section 105 – [Fixtures] – “Form part of the land”.

[2015] BLR 151

IMTECH INVIRON LTD v LOPPINGDALE PLANT LTD

Adjudication – Adjudication clause in main contract – No adjudication clause expressed in subcontract – Incorporation of main contract terms – Analysis of what was incorporated – Suitability for summary judgment process – One dispute under one subcontract referred to adjudication.

[2015] BLR 183

ISG CONSTRUCTION LTD v SEEVIC COLLEGE

Adjudication – Jurisdiction – Entitlement to payment – Valuation of works – Payless notices – Recovery of monies overpaid.

[2015] BLR 233

GROUP M UK LTD v CABINET OFFICE

Public procurement – Removal statutory suspension – Remedies Directive No 2007/66/EC – Principles governing injunctive relief – So-called “American Cyanamid” and those governing suspension of contract award under – Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) – Public interest.

[2015] BLR 258

ASPEN INSURANCE UK LTD v ADANA CONSTRUCTION LTD

Insurance – Combined contractors' liability policy – Public liability – Product liability – Meaning of product – Failure of work to perform intended function – Appropriateness of negative declaration is sought by insurers – Meaning of “superstructure” – Crane as “superstructure”.

[2015] BLR 273