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Construction & Engineering

Lack of interest pays off!

The inability to recover costs you pay to your own advisors during the course of an adjudication is one of the pitfalls of the process, particularly in lower value disputes. Many of you will have read encouraging noises in the construction press and online about costs recovery, prompted by a recent case amusingly titled Lulu Construction v Mulalley & Co Ltd [2016] EWHC 1852. I’ve read some of the same material, and I hate to break it to you, but let’s just say that some commentators have a vested interest in being ‘economical with the truth’.

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