Supreme Court rules no requirement to issue claim within standstill period, but damages only available for “sufficiently serious” breach

03 May 2017

On 11 April 2017 the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Energysolutions EU Limited (now ATK Energy EU Ltd) v Nuclear Decommissioning Authority [2017] UKSC 34.

A link to the Monckton Chambers case note is here.

Ewan West acted for ATK Energy EU Ltd throughout the Magnox Contract litigation and appeared for ATK before the Supreme Court on the preliminary issues appeal.

Philip Moser QC acted for the NDA in the Court of Appeal in the concurrent substantive appeals in Energysolutions (ATK) v NDA (settled).

Michael Bowsher QC and Ligia Osepciu acted for Bechtel Management Company Limited and Philip Moser QC acted for the NDA in the Bechtel v NDA claim (settled).