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Insights: Digital health

Technology disputes and the NHS – the SCL Adjudication scheme – Eyes wide open

Where parties to technology projects have disputes finding a timely and cost effective resolution process, one that provides access to justice whilst allowing relations and cash-flow to be maintained, has long been the holy grail of dispute lawyers. Through its adjudication scheme, launched in October 2019, the Society of Computers & Law (SCL) hopes to encourage parties to adopt a process, which if not the holy grail is advocated as being a major step in the right direction.

Hacking – who bears the cost?

In June, the Technology & Construction Court in Frontier Systems Ltd (t/a Voiceflex) v Frip Finishing Ltd 2014 looked at the thorny question of who should bear the costs of fraudulently inflated internet call traffic.