has mediated disputes involving the following:
• Claim by government for historical overage payments defended by developers on grounds of non-compliance with contractual processes.
• Various claims under the Groceries Supply Code of Practice by a grower against the Retailer following alleged demands for retrospective payments and payments for new volume and threats to de-list.
• Claim by provider of transport to special educational needs pupils against local authority following termination for misconduct, including drink-driving, of one of the contractor’s drivers.
research involving Central Government departments.
claim for repayment of “super-head” fees
from Academies Trust and governors.
of national assembly government commercial contract
consequential on animal rights group judicial review.
authority transport executive licensing scheme.
Council claim for negligence against architects
claim arising out of public health issues
at new water-park.
Stuart has experience of litigating
and advising on a number
of disputes involving public
bodies and public law, including
for Government Department in investigating and advising
on claims of fraud in the funding scheme for adult education.
for bidder intervening in judicial review of the awarding
of regional franchises by the Independent Television
for Government Department in resisting threatened judicial
review application by unsuccessful learning provider
under funding scheme for adult education.
for Research Council on various matters.
various universities in a variety of matters.
Defending substantial commercial claim by local authority
against IT supplier.
for Government Department in claim against IT supplier.
County Council on claims relating to Members’
NHS Trusts on various commercial disputes.