Posts by Catherine Gelder

  • Is it time for greater gender parity among adjudicators?

    It struck me the other day that, of the vast number of adjudications I have been involved in over the last 12 years, only once has a female adjudicator been appointed. So I asked my colleagues whether my experience is typical. It is.

  • Henia v Beck: what does it mean for employers?

    In Henia Investments v Beck Interiors, Akenhead J gave important guidance on the implications for contractors of submitting late payment applications. While, understandably, this aspect of the judgment has received most of the attention, Henia provides equally helpful guidance to employers.