12 November 2021

Adjudication: Beyond construction

Mandatory adjudication for disputes arising out of construction contracts was introduced in 1996 by statute , (‘The Act’). The Act was backed by regulations in the Scheme  which contained adjudication (and payment) provisions that would be incorporated into construction contracts that did not comply with the Act.

12 November 2021

International Arbitration and Sustainable Investment: Facilitator or Foe?

On 11 November 2021, Wendy Miles QC FCIArb delivered CIArb’s Alexander Lecture live from COP26. She delivered a thought-provoking and inspiring lecture, exploring how international arbitration can play its part in global action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We are delighted to reproduce the lecture here as a transcript.

12 October 2021

International maritime arbitration: how to get those skills ship-shape

With maritime arbitrations on the increase, we speak with George Lambrou for his thoughts on this trend and how arbitrators can prepare themselves to navigate this complex field. George is an international dispute resolution specialist and course director of CIArb’s Virtual Diploma in International Maritime Arbitration , which starts on 5 April 2023.

27 August 2021

Firm foundations

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Housing, Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the Construction Act) receiving Royal Assent, although it didn’t come into effect until 1 May 1998. With it came the introduction of statutory adjudication into the UK construction industry. How has this affected the sector? And what does the future hold?