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HUBER AND ANOTHER v X YACHTS (GB) LTD AND ANOTHER

Remote hearing - Trial - Parties and witnesses outside the jurisdiction - Video only hearing - Courts Act 2003, section 85A and 85B - Senior Courts Act 1981, section 71 - Conditions to broadcast proceedings

[2021] BLR Plus 2

GLOBAL SWITCH ESTATES LTD v SUDLOWS LTD

Adjudication - Natural justice - Jurisdiction - All defences to be considered by adjudicator - Impact of previous adjudication decisions

[2021] BLR Plus 7

STANDARD LIFE ASSURANCE LTD v GLEEDS (UK) (A FIRM) AND OTHERS

Statements of case - Strike out - Sampling and extrapolation of breaches - Inference - Res ipsa loquitur - Global claims - Burden of proof - Abuse of process - Expert evidence in support of professional negligence allegations

[2021] BLR Plus 10

LARGE v HART AND ANOTHER

Damages - Negligent - Negligent survey - Failure to advise and provide information - Measure of loss

[2021] BLR Plus 11

TRW LTD v PANASONIC INDUSTRY EUROPE GMBH AND ANOTHER

Jurisdiction - Recast Brussels I Regulation (Regulation No 1215/2012/EU) - Jurisdiction agreements - Contract formation - Battle of the forms - Lis alibi pendens - Stay of proceedings to avoid the risk of irreconcilable judgments

[2021] BLR Plus 14

MOTACUS CONSTRUCTIONS LTD v PAOLO CASTELLI SPA

Construction contract - Adjudication enforcement - Summary judgment - Whether jurisdiction of English court ousted by foreign exclusive jurisdiction clause - 2005 Hague Convention, articles 6(c) and 7

[2021] BLR Plus 15

MARTLET HOMES LTD v MULALLEY & CO LTD

Pleadings - Reply - Whether adding new claim in Reply - Application to strike out parts of Reply - Whether permitted - Claim should be added to Particulars of Claim by amendment - CPR Part 3.4(2)(a) and Part 7.5

[2021] BLR Plus 16

CLIN v WALTER LILY & CO LTD

Construction - Demolition works - Planning - Conservation areas - JCT Contracts - Appeals

[2021] BLR Plus 17

NAYLOR AND OTHERS v ROAMQUEST LTD AND ANOTHER

Striking out - CPR 3.4(2) (a) and (b) - Summary judgment - CPR 24.2 - Principles applicable - No realistic prospect of success - No mini-trial to be conducted - Consider evidence before court as well as that expected at trial - Capital diminution after remedial works reflecting stigma

[2021] BLR Plus 22

MOTT MACDONALD LTD v TRANT ENGINEERING LTD

Exclusion and limitation clauses – Net contribution clauses – Interpretation – Scope of application – Whether applicable to “fundamental”, “wilful” or “deliberate” breaches.

[2021] BLR Plus 25

PRATER LTD v JOHN SISK & SONS (HOLDINGS) LTD

Adjudication – Summary judgment – Jurisdiction – More than one dispute – Effect of alleged lack of jurisdiction in earlier decision on later decision based in part on earlier decision.

[2021] BLR Plus 27