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This Practice Note examines the extent to which contractors, sub-contractors and consultants have a duty to warn their employer of inadequacies that...
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9th Nov
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The JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to incorporate the amendments to the Housing...
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9th Nov
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtPrinciples of natural justiceIf an adjudicator breaches the rules of natural justice during the adjudication...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction contracts, and the relevant provisions of the...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 12th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contract and the key differences between them and the...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains what liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs/LDs) are and their purpose in a building contract. It considers the...
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9th Nov
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A collateral warranty is a contract which is collateral to, or sits alongside, the underlying or primary contract (ie the construction contract or...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a different approach to the JCT...
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9th Nov
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It is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and consultants (referred to in this Practice Note as...
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9th Nov
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A variation (sometimes referred to as a change) is an alteration to the scope of work originally specified in the contract, whether by way of an...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It explains what Employer’s Requirements are...
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9th Nov
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Claims by contractors for loss and expense arising from a disturbance to progress of the works are one of the most debated and contentious areas of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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In December 2017, FIDIC launched the second editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Book. This Practice Note is an introduction to the FIDIC Silver...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 12th Jan
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Practical completion marks the end of the construction period of a project, when the works are 'finished' and the employer can occupy and/or use them....
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines why parties involved in a construction project may enter into an escrow agreement (or escrow deed) to set up an escrow...
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9th Nov

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DateParties1[insert name] (Company Registration No. [insert number]) whose registered office is at [insert address] (the "Assignor")2[insert name]...
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5th May
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What is an assignmentAn assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (the assignor) to another party (the assignee), for...
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30th Apr
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This Practice Note focuses on the assignment of collateral warranties (see Practice Note: What are collateral warranties?). For more detailed guidance...
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29th Apr
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An assignment is an immediate transfer of an existing proprietary right, vested or contingent from one party to another. An assignment can either take...
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12th Apr
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An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (assignor) to another party (assignee), eg the transfer of the employer’s...
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8th Apr
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A no loss defence often arises due to the nature of the contractual matrix on construction projects. For example, a contract may be novated, the...
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8th Apr
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Banks and other funders frequently take an assignment of the benefit of the suite of construction documents in respect of a development as an...
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Produced in partnership with Maxwell Winward 8th Apr
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This Q&A discusses whether or not a clause in a contract between A and B that prohibits B from assigning the contract (ie a non-assignment clause) is...
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Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at why assignment of rights is an important issue in construction and when parties might need to assign their rights. It...
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22nd Mar
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Various parties will usually have an interest in a construction project, eg tenants of individual units in a shopping centre development, or...
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15th Feb
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Assignment of contractsAn ‘assignment’ is an immediate transfer of an existing proprietary right, vested or contingent from one party to...
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15th Feb
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Assignment for the transfer of rights under a contractAn assignment is ‘an immediate transfer of an existing proprietary right, vested or contingent...
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15th Feb
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An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (assignor) to another party (assignee). The effect of a valid assignment...
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15th Feb
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A warranty'>collateral warranty is a contract which is collateral to an underlying or primary contract, such as a construction contract. The warranty...
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15th Feb
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SummaryA simple acknowledgement of a notice of assignment of a contract or debt by the relevant contract counterparty of the assignor (the recipient)...
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15th Feb
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This Q&A uses the following scenario: A and B enter into a contract whereby A agrees to purchase a widget from B for a price of £1,000. B provides the...
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11th Feb
Precedents
To: [insert company name]Address: [insert address for the service of notices]Dear [insert name of party/organisation being notified of the...
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5th Feb
Q&As
An assignment is ‘an immediate transfer of an existing proprietary right, vested or contingent from one party to another’. The default position is...
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6th Dec

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