Spotlight On… Insurance Disputes

Spotlight On… Insurance Disputes

Webinar on construction insurance disputes, common issues and how to avoid them Damian James joined two legal experts for a discussion on construction insurance. Joining him was barrister Athena Markides from Crown Office Chambers in London. He also spoke to Bryn...
Practical Completion, Possession and Delay

Practical Completion, Possession and Delay

 When did practical completion of the works take place? Practical completion of the works is a defining moment on most contraction contracts. Retention becomes due for release and liability for damages passes to the employer. Of course, any obligation on the...
Grenfell Tower & The New Building Safety Fund

Grenfell Tower & The New Building Safety Fund

In 2017, a fire broke out in the 24 storey Grenfell Tower in London. Within minutes the fire spread up the exterior of the building and within two hours every floor was alight. The fire caused the death of 72 people, and has become one of the UK’s worst modern...
Spotlight On… Insurance Disputes

Spotlight on… Mediation

Webinar on resolving construction disputes through mediation Damian James joins two experts for a discussion on mediation. Joining him was advocate and mediator Chantelle Humphries and arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator Robert Evans of Keating Chambers. The team...
Construction Adjudication in Africa

Construction Adjudication in Africa

At our Spotlight event in February 2021, Damian James joined Simon Kiriba of law firm, Bowmans and advocate, Johan Beyers for a look at the use of adjudication for resolving construction disputes in Africa. Could adjudication become the new normal way to resolve...
Spotlight On… Insurance Disputes

Spotlight on… Adjudication

Webinar examining the role and rise of adjudication in Africa Damian James and two of Africa’s leading construction lawyers examine adjudication across the continent. The team look at the history of adjudication and how different jurisdictions treat the process....
Adjudication in Africa & Dohne Construction v UNKI Mines

Bias in Expert Evidence

In forensic science, subjective judgments tend to play a role in how experts analyse and interpret impressionistic or abstract theoretical conclusions. Bias, or the perception of bias may become a challenge for experts in some circumstances. As the Expert Institute...