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Responsibility for Employer's RequirementsThis Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It...
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19th May
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Pre-construction services agreementsThis Practice Note explores the use of pre-construction services agreements (PCSAs) which are typically used in...
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19th May
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Construction contract documentsIn most cases, a construction contract will incorporate a number of documents that all work together to set out the...
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19th May
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NEC and JCT contracts comparedThis Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a...
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19th May
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What is a variation on a construction project?A variation (sometimes referred to as a change) is an alteration to the scope of work originally...
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19th May
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Interim payments in construction contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of what interim payments are, how the right to be paid (usually by...
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19th May
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MF/1 Rev 6 (2014)Originally called 'Model Form A', 'MF/1' comprises Conditions of Contract for the design, supply and installation of electrical,...
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Produced in partnership with Penningtons Manches and Sarah Fox 19th May
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Time at large in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the concept of ‘time at large’ in relation to the completion of works under a...
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19th May
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The Notice of AdjudicationProduced in association with 4 Pump CourtA Notice of Adjudication is the first step in commencing an adjudication. This...
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19th May
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Negligence in constructionWhile tort claims are not as common in construction projects as breach of contract claims, they do still arise and it is not...
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19th May
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'Pay when paid' and 'paid when certified' clausesThis Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 19th May
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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Silver Book 2017In December 2017, FIDIC launched the second editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Book. This...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 19th May
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The contractor's programmeThis Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the...
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19th May
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JCT contracts 2011—reference copiesThis document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the JCT 2011 standard form contracts. For our full...
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19th May
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Section 38 and section 278 Highways Act agreements—contractor’s perspectiveThis Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and...
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19th May
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JCT contracts—variationsThis Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the main forms of JCT contract. For a wider discussion on...
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19th May

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Is it possible to novate part of an appointment ?What is novation?Novation is the transfer of one party’s rights and obligations under a contract to a...
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10th Jun
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Can a party to a contract transfer its rights and/or obligations under it to a third party when the contract is silent on that point? Does a Contracts...
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10th Jun
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Can part of an original agreement (eg a schedule to the original agreement) be novated to the incoming party so that the outgoing party is released...
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Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 10th Jun
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Consultant form of warranty'>collateral warranty to employer (post novation)Date [insert date] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of Consultant]...
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8th Jun
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If a tenant receives a warranty'>collateral warranty (including step-in rights) from a consultant prior to the consultant's novation to the...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Morrissy of Irwin Mitchell LLP 5th Jun
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Is there any benefit to be gained by executing a novation agreement as a deed?There are two key features of deeds that distinguish them from simple...
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5th Jun
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Can a power of attorney contained within a contract be transferred when novating that contract?This Q&A refers to a business to business contract...
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5th Jun
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Can multiple contracts be novated in one agreement?NovationNovation is the replacement of an existing contract for a new contract. One of the original...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 5th Jun
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Deed of novation by contractor’s administratorThis Deed of novation is made on the [insert day] day of [insert month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert...
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5th Jun
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Consultant form of warranty'>collateral warranty to employer (post novation)—Consultant Friendly Date [insert date] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert...
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5th Jun
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Deed of novation of a consultant—employer to contractorThis Deed of novation is made on the [insert day] day of [insert month] 20[year]Parties1[insert...
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5th Jun
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Deed of novation of a contractor—employer to second employerThis Deed of novation is made the on [insert day] day of [insert month]...
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5th Jun
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Novation in construction projectsWhat is novation?Novation is the transfer of one party’s rights and obligations under a contract to a third party....
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5th Jun
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CLLS and CIC Novation AgreementsThis Practice Note looks at the standard form novation agreements published by the City of London Law Society (CLLS)...
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4th Jun
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The 'no loss' defence in construction contractsA no loss defence often arises due to the nature of the contractual matrix on construction projects....
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4th Jun
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1 On the date hereof the Employer, the...
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