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Paul Darling QC is a leading Advocate, Barrister and Queen's Counsel
Many thanks to the team at Decipher Consulting. They kindly invited me to host their webinar earlier this week looking at the Irish construction industry. Having spent many happy times in Ireland, it was a pleasure to return virtually for an hour and catch up with some familiar faces and friends.
The event examined the future of construction and law as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. I was joined by a team of construction lawyers and experts including:
The video is now available to watch – with apologies for the North London internet bugs…
Following the recent hearing at the Technology and Construction Court, I was interviewed by Annie Clift of Limeslade for their Construction Cast series of events. We examined the changes that have taken place at the bar over the past 37 years or more, and the virtual hearing that took place at the TCC:
For more detail on the case and hearing, there are a number of reports in the media, including this from The Construction Index: https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/construction-court-zooms-to-judgement
There is to be be no appeal from the Judgment of Peperrall J
In June 2018 O’Farrell J held that a claim by the tenant of the Liberty Stadium Swansea, the beneficiary of a collateral warranty complaining of a failure by a contractor to construct the stadium in accordance with a JCT building contract was statute barred. That decision is now reported at  BLR 652.[Read more…]
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