Devonport Royal Dockyards Ltd v Carillion Construction Ltd

Citation: All ER (D) 366 TCC

Nature of case:
Proceedings by the contractors to enforce an adjudication award in their favour, reported in BLR 2003, were joined with the client’s application for a declaration that the decision was unenforceable.  The adjudicator’s refusal to consider evidence he regarded as irrelevant was neither a breach of natural justice nor an excess of jurisdiction.  Only in exceptional circumstances would a decision be regarded as unenforceable due to inadequacy of reasons.  The Scheme provides (Clause 20(c)) for the award of interest but does not override contractual provision for interest.

See other reports:

[2005] 102 Con LR 167 TCC

 

Counsel

Stephen Furst QC

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