Adjudication After Bresco


22nd July 2020

Adrian Williamson QC explored the issues arising from the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (in liquidation) (Appellant) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd (Respondent), and the litigation leading up to it, including the Court of Appeal decision. Topics covered included:

  • Adjudication by companies in liquidation: jurisdiction/utility/enforcement.
  • Adjudication by companies in CVA or similar: jurisdiction/utility/enforcement.
  • The taking of jurisdictional objections in adjudication.
  • Whether there will now be a large number of adjudications by companies in liquidation.

At the end of his talk, Adrian held a short Q&A including questions submitted in advance or on the Q&A panel during the live event.


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