University of Brighton v Dovehouse Interiors Ltd

Building contract – Adjudication. In the course of a building dispute, the defendant company, Dovehouse, sought to commence adjudication. An adjudicator was appointed, but later resigned. The question arose as to whether adjudication proceedings had been commenced. The Technology and Construction Court held that an invalid referral did not render invalid a notice of adjudication for the purpose of commencing adjudication proceedings.

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