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Construct February 2020

Issue 121

“Welcome to our February 2020 edition of Prettys’ Construct bulletin

This month we look at:

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

Peter Blake


Adjudication update: TeCSA low value disputes adjudication service

On 21 June 2019, the Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association (TeCSA) launched the low value disputes (“LVD”) adjudication service pilot scheme. Eligible disputes (claims for fixed amounts of up to £100,000 (excluding VAT and interest)) may be referred to adjudication under this scheme, ... Read more

Practical Considerations When Applying for a Stay of Execution

In the recent court decision of Granada Architectural Glazing Ltd v RGB P&C Ltd [2019], the defendant’s application for a stay of execution (preventing enforcement of an adjudicator’s decision) failed even though the claimant was balance sheet insolvent. This article comments on the ... Read more

The Half Way Point: Reflecting on the Disclosure Pilot Scheme

The Disclosure Pilot Scheme was introduced in the Business and Property Courts on 1 January 2019 and was set to run for two years. As we are now into 2020, the first year of the scheme is complete, making it an appropriate time ... Read more

Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206

Graham Mead


e gmead@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298234

Michael Booth


e mbooth@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298214

Daniel Collett


e dcollett@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298362

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