Construction and Engineering – examples of mediations undertaken

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Construction and Engineering – examples of mediations undertaken

A multi-party dispute arising out of the construction of a port, the dispute primarily concerning allegations of negligent bathymetric surveying and piling (c. £2.5 million).

 

A dispute arising out of the refurbishment of, and extension to a major London department store (c. £12 million).

 

A mediation between a construction company and a museum arising out of the construction of a new wing (c. £10million).

 

A multi-party dispute arising out of the collapse of a road.

 

A dispute between the inventor/designer of automated prosthetic limbs and their manufacturer.

 

A dispute concerning the development of certain components used in the manufacture of F1 engines.

 

A dispute arising out of an agreement made pursuant to section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

A multi-party action brought by purchasers of a luxury home against structural engineers, architects and developers, claiming negligence and breach of duty under the Defective Premises Act 1972 in relation to a number of alleged severe construction defects.

 

A mediation involving several parties concerning the foundations of a major structure with negligence alleged against various parties including geotechnical, soil and environmental engineers.

 

A dispute concerning certain safety critical components of passenger aircraft.

 

A dispute arising out of the design and construction of a boat.

 

A dispute concerning the cause of a fatal aircraft accident.

 

A dispute arising out of a sub-subcontract for the design and manufacture of a roof deck, with the mediation taking place following two adjudications but just prior to the commencement of high court proceedings.

 

A dispute between an electronics company and an auditorium/exhibition centre concerning the design, supply and installation of an audio visual system.

 

Numerous product development disputes in the electronics, communications and auto sectors.

 

Various ‘production line’ disputes involving mechanical failure leading to contamination and factory shut-down, for instance, at food-processing plants.

 

Various claims by house purchasers against major house builders concerning alleged defects in construction.

 

 

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