UK: Construction Adjudication Update: Discretion Of An Adjudicator

Goodman Derrick’s construction group has successfully acted for a party in an enforcement action in the Technology and Construction Court. This was the first time the Court has had to grapple with the jurisdiction of an adjudicator to decide upon another adjudicator’s jurisdiction, as set out in the Notice of Adjudication.

Penten Group Ltd v Spartafield Ltd involved the application, very unusually, of a Responding Party in an adjudication seeking to confirm that an adjudicator’s […]

By |March 4th, 2016|

Saudi Arabia: Saudisation In The KSA Construction Industry

Despite the on-going volatility in the oil price and the increasingly apparent onset of a slowdown in 2016, the KSA Government is pushing ahead with an ambitious development agenda at the forefront of which is completion of extensive infrastructure projects. Resourcing such projects has become a key consideration within the KSA labour market and one that both employers and the authorities are grappling with.

Analysing the Market

The Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) is currently carrying […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|

A Practical Primer On Zoning Law

When the North Carolina Court of Appeals decides not to publish an opinion, the opinion is not controlling precedent and citations to it in briefs, and arguments are disfavored. Nevertheless, unpublished opinions can be quite instructive.

The North Carolina Court of Appeals’ unpublished opinion in the case of Whitehurst v. Sipes, __ N.C. App. ___, ___ S.E. 2d ____(2016 WL 4009638)(Unpublished)(February 2, 2016) is a good example of an instructive opinion. In Whitehurst, the Court […]

By |February 25th, 2016|