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Ongoing adjudication – when can an application for a court declaration be made?

This recent case highlights that applications for the court to make a declaration in a dispute which is the subject of an ongoing adjudication will only be allowed in exceptional circumstances.

In 2007 WW Gear Construction Limited (WW) appointed McGee Group Limited (McGee) to carry out works for a development in south London under a JCT Trade Contract for £1.8 million.

In 2010 McGee claimed an entitlement to loss and expense caused by events materially affecting the progress of the works. WW sought and obtained a court declaration that this claim was time barred. McGee subsequently claimed additional costs for variations to the works, which in turn was referred to adjudication. More…

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