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Building Law Reports Plus

VALE SA v BHP GROUP (UK) LTD AND BHP GROUP LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 1
Court of Appeal - Permission to appeal - Test for grant of permission.

CRYSTAL ELECTRONICS LTD v DIGITAL MOBILE SPECTRUM LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 2
Adjudication - Construction operations - Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, sections 104 and 105 - Installation of systems forming part of the land - Matter of fact and degree - Work on televisions and aerials.

J & B HOPKINS LTD v A & V BUILDING SOLUTIONS LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 3
Permission to appeal - Stay of execution - Consequential orders.

VAN ELLE LTD v KEYNVOR MORLIFT LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 4
Adjudication - Construction operations - Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, sections 104 and 105 - Installation forming part of the land - Where England ends - Were works within England - Natural justice - Matters not addressed by adjudicator.

MUNICÍPIO DE MARIANA AND OTHERS v BHP GROUP (UK) LTD AND ANOTHER

[2024] BLR Plus 6
Arbitration Act 1996, section 9 - Stay - Abuse of process.

GLOVER AND ANOTHER v FLUID STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS AND TECHNICAL DESIGNERS LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 7
Strike-out - Summary judgment - Structural engineer's scope of duty - Liability for costs in investigating claims as a result of alleged negligence - Liability to repay fees.

UNIVERSITY OF EXETER v ALLIANZ INSURANCE PLC

[2024] BLR Plus 8
Insurance - War exclusion - Unexploded World War II bomb - Damage occurring over 70 years later - Human intervention - Proximate cause - Dominant effective and efficient cause - Common sense - But for test - Passage of time - Concurrent causes.

ILUMINESIA LTD (T/A ALTEREGO FACADES) v RFL FACADES LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 10
Adjudication – Summary judgment – Offer and acceptance – Incorporation of standard terms – Whether contractual right to adjudicate – Validity of Notice of Adjudication – Deciding matters not referred – Natural justice – Approbation and reprobation.

BELLWAY HOMES LTD v SURGO CONSTRUCTION LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 11
Adjudication - Application to enforce adjudicator's decision.

CLS CIVIL ENGINEERING LTD v WJG EVANS AND SONS (A PARTNERSHIP)

[2024] BLR Plus 12
CPR Part 8 – Part 8 claim – Alleged disputed facts – Use of Part 8 proceedings – Real issue between the parties – Estoppel – Real prospect of success – Applying Part 24 test.

UNICREDIT BANK GMBH (A COMPANY INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OF GERMANY) v RUSCHEMALLIANCE LLC (A COMPANY INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION)

[2024] BLR Plus 13
Anti-suit injunction - On demand bonds - Bonds provided for English law and ICC arbitration in Paris - Proceedings started in Russia - Anti-suit injunction - Whether UK court had jurisdiction - Whether UK court was proper forum - CPR 6.37(3).

WOL (LONDON) LTD v CROYDON INVESTMENTS LTD AND OTHERS

[2024] BLR Plus 14
Striking out – CPR Part 3.4(2)(a) – Correct approach – Realistic prospect of success – Contractual interpretation – Relevance of collateral warranties – Defects and snagging.

TRIATHLON HOMES LLP v STRATFORD VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP AND OTHERS

[2024] BLR Plus 15
Building Safety Act 2022 - Remedial Contribution Orders - Waking watch costs - Whether just and equitable.

IBM UK LTD v LZLABS GMBH AND OTHERS

[2024] BLR Plus 16
Evidence - Confidential information - Disclosure.

TOPALSSON GMBH v ROLLS ROYCE MOTOR CARS LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 17
Non-party costs orders - Disclosure of funding arrangements - Risk of breach of foreign civil or criminal law.

KING JOHN BARI-IYIEDUM BEREBON AND OTHERS v SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF NIGERIA

[2024] BLR Plus 18
Act of State doctrine - Striking out - Abuse of Process – Mandatory injunction - Lengthy stays of proceedings - Application to restore claim and lift latest stay - Summary judgment application by defendant.

TAYLOR v JONES AND ANOTHER TAYLOR v SPRIGGS

[2024] BLR Plus 19
Costs - CPR 44 - The winner on appeal - Principles.

BELLWAY HOMES LTD v SURGO CONSTRUCTION LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 20
Part 7 - Summary judgment to enforce decision of adjudicator - Whether contract adjudication scheme compliant with HGCRA - Whether adjudicator properly appointed - Jurisdiction challenge - Part 8 claim for declaration - Whether adjudicator wrong on point of law - Whether enforcement should be refused.

SOUTH EAST WATER LTD v ELSTER WATER METERING LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 21
Application by defendant to strike out claim – Application for summary judgment on its defence – Unfair Contract Terms Act – Terms of framework agreement.

BATTERSEA PROJECT PHASE 2 DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LTD v QFS SCAFFOLDING LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 22
Adjudication – Part 8 proceedings – Enforcement of adjudicator’s decision – Conclusive evidence – JCT contracts.

AFFINITY WATER LTD v HIGH SPEED TWO (HS2) LTD

[2024] BLR Plus 23
Summary judgment application – Real and not fanciful prospects of success – Factual matrix in issue – Unsuitability for summary disposal.

JALLA AND OTHERS v ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC AND OTHERS

[2024] BLR Plus 24
Costs – CPR 44 – Whether cost should be awarded on the indemnity basis – Whether a proportional costs order should be made – Payment on accounts of costs – Wasted cost order – Senior Courts Act 1981, section 51 – CPR 46.8 – Practice Direction 46 – Non party cost order – Application for disclosure against a non-party – CPR 31.17.

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