Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 180 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2014] EWHC 4250 (TCC)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court
Judge:

Akenhead J

Representation Matthew Finn (instructed by Birketts LLP) for the claimant.
  Thomas Crangle (instructed by Weightmans LLP) for TLB.
  Robert Sliwinski (instructed by CJ Hough & Co Ltd) for ETC.
Judgment Dates: 17 December 2014

Catchwords

Building contract - Adjudication - Adjudicator - Fees and expenses - Claimant acting as adjudicator in dispute - Claimant finding largely against defendant company - Defendant refusing to pay claimant's fee - Whether claimant acting within jurisdiction and in accordance with rules of natural justice - Whether claimant being entitled to sum claimed.

The Case

Building contract Adjudication. The claimant acted as an adjudicator in a dispute. He found largely against the defendant company. The defendant refused to pay his fee and he brought proceedings against it. The Technology and Construction Court held that the claimant had acted within jurisdiction and in accordance with the rules of natural justice, and was entitled to the sum claimed.

Practice Areas

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