Clause bank for construction lawyers

Clause bank for construction lawyers guidance:

This Practice Note examines the situation whereby two or more competing causes of delay (independent of each other) arise on a construction project, and what...

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In most cases, a construction contract will incorporate a number of documents that all work together to set out the obligations and liabilities of the parties and to...

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The question of who owns intellectual property in the designs, drawings, specifications etc created in relation to a construction project is very important for all the...

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An electronic signature is the electronic equivalent of a handwritten signature and links a person to the contents of an electronic document. This Practice Note...

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Incorporated charities There a number of corporate vehicles that can enjoy charitable status: • a charitable company (which will invariably be a company limited by...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences between deeds and...

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There are an array of different types of dispute resolution clauses, providing for various mechanisms by which parties' disputes can be resolved. Adjudication clauses...

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What is an assignment An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (the assignor) to another party (the assignee), for example, the...

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This Practice Note provides specific guidance on exclusions and limits of liability relevant to consultant appointments. It should be read alongside Practice Note:...

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'No greater liability' clauses are a common feature of collateral warranties (and third party rights memoranda). Their purpose is to ensure that the warrantor does not...

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What is novation? Novation is the transfer of one party’s rights and obligations under a contract to a third party. Novation effectively substitutes a contracting party...

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To be a deed, an instrument must be validly executed: • by the person executing it or a person authorised to execute it in the name of or on behalf of that person, or •...

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This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in commercial agreements....

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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Convention on Combating...

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This Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the programme is a contract document and the...

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This Practice Note looks at the key features of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (C(RTP)A 1999), and how third party rights are used in construction...

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