Posts by Alasdair Blackshaw

  • Can a third party use adjudication?

    The TCC’s decision in Parkwood Leisure Ltd v Laing O’Rourke Wales and West Ltd surprised many construction lawyers in concluding that collateral warranties can be construction contracts for the purposes of the Construction Act 1996. The court held that Parkwood Leisure (the beneficiary of a collateral warranty from Laing O‚ÄôRourke) could commence an adjudication against … Continue reading Can a third party use adjudication?