Tony Bingham

Tony Bingham

Tony Bingham is an arbitrator, adjudicator, mediator and barrister. Each of those involves dispute management, decision making, and dispute resolution. As well as that, he is a writer, commentator and lecturer.

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    Facts first or face prison

    2019-07-04T05:00:00

    Although expert witnesses speak for just one side, their first loyalty must be to the truth – otherwise they risk prosecution

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    Legal: When is fraud relevant?

    2019-06-11T05:00:00

    Fraud can be raised as a defence in adjudication case or to avoid an enforcement, but it must be strictly relevant

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    The day three running jump

    2019-05-02T05:00:00

    Tony Bingham says respondents’ habit of trying to halt an adjudication three days in needs to be taken more seriously

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    A contract is not a state of mind

    2019-03-27T06:00:00

    Starting work without a proper contract is common practice, but it’s what’s on paper that counts, not what’s in your head

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    A defective skyscraper built by Carillion needs £4m of glazing repairs - must the landlord pay?

    2019-02-27T06:00:00

    Since Carillion built the 47-storey Beetham Tower in 2006, it has been the tallest building in Manchester. Mid-morning on 22 June 2014, a problem was spotted – and so began 47 floors of glass problem. One of the chaps doing sealant works on the 15th floor came across a loose ...

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    When is it good to call out on fraud in adjudication proceedings?

    2019-01-23T13:38:00

    If you’re going to use an allegation of fraud as grounds for a stay of payment on an adjudication award, get the timing right, writes Tony Bingham

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    Legal: In fear of favour

    2018-11-07T07:00:00

    Tony Bingham pities an earnest expert witness who got the sharp end of the judge’s tongue for apparent bias – despite his good intentions

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    NEC - stick to the plan

    2018-10-04T06:00:00

    The NEC demands a devoted approach in its parties – but follow the contract closely, and everything should go smoothly

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    Legal: It’s a win on penalties

    2018-09-07T08:44:00

    The approach to any failure to send a timely payless notice has at last been questioned

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    The £12m blame game

    2018-08-07T06:00:00

    When 64 homes had to be demolished, the council claimed the architect had assumed responsibility for others’ errors

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    A spanner in the works

    2018-07-04T05:00:00

    The Pimlico Plumbers case highlights the rights of workers who fall between employee and self-employed contractor

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    GDPR: The 12 step approach

    2018-06-12T06:00:00

    Tony Bingham explains the ins and outs of GDPR compliance, and how to make sure you don’t fall foul of the new data rules

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    Not what the doctor ordered

    2018-05-10T06:00:00

    Tony Bingham argues that the adjudication system set out in the Construction Act has been warped into something way more legalistic

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    A challenging case

    2018-04-12T06:00:00

    Tony Bingham explains how a recent case clarifies the scope of adjudication and the adjudicator’s role

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    Legal: More than words can say

    2018-03-14T06:30:00

    When Amey agreed to mend Birmingham’s potholes for 25 years, it should have understood it was forming a relationship – and not started picking holes in the contract wording to cut its workload

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    Legal blog: When things go phut

    2018-02-08T06:30:00

    With the Construction Act up for review, it’s the perfect moment to add a key item from Latham’s wish list that got left out last time: compulsory project bank accounts. Tony Bingham explains

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    Legal: Dissecting delay

    2018-01-25T06:30:00

    Tony Bingham recommends two new books for 2018. Both deal with delay and disruption in construction, but in very different ways

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    Legal blog: The inquisitor's little helpers

    2017-12-14T07:00:00

    In Severfield vs Duro Felguera, the defendant refused to come to court. The judge’s response holds useful guidance

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    And about time too

    2017-11-16T05:00:00

    The review of the Construction Act is more than welcome to Tony Bingham, who can hardly wait to see an end to the misapplication of 28-day adjudication as a dispute resolution process

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    Legal blog: Grenfell - what went wrong?

    2017-10-19T12:19:00

    Last month Tony Bingham went to Grenfell Tower to see the aftermath of the tragedy for himself; here, he looks at the scope of the inquiry and what it might tell us about the way we procure buildings

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