Clause bank for construction lawyers

View Construction by content type:

Latest Construction News

Featured Construction content

Practice notes
It is common in construction projects for defects to manifest or appear in the works. Most construction contracts require the contractor to return to...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit impact—public procurement: The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It explains what Employer’s Requirements are...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
What is a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to mobilise a contractor before...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
While tort claims are not as common in construction projects as breach of contract claims, they do still arise and it is not uncommon for a claimant...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
It is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and consultants (referred to in this Practice Note as...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
What is sectional completion?Where the construction contract splits the works into sections or parts, usually to be started at different times, there...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contract and the key differences between them and the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design Build 1999, commonly known as the FIDIC Yellow Book 1999.FIDIC...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an overview of what interim payments are, how the right to be paid (usually by monthly or stage/milestone payments) arises...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtPrinciples of natural justiceIf an adjudicator breaches the rules of natural justice during the adjudication...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
The JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to incorporate the amendments to the Housing...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
If a party is said to have ‘design liability’, it means that it bears legal responsibility for all or part of the design of a construction/engineering...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note identifies the key parties involved in most construction projects (including the employer, the contractor, the professional team of...
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Clause bank for construction lawyers content

Practice notes
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...
Read More >
15th Jan
Practice notes
Incorporated v unincorporated charitiesThere are currently a number of incorporated or unincorporated structures that are adopted by...
Read More >
15th Jan
Practice notes
Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989A contract for the sale or other disposition of land, or of any interest in land, is void unless it...
Read More >
15th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in...
Read More >
15th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on limitation clauses and exclusion clauses (sometimes referred to as exemption or exception clauses) in...
Read More >
14th Jan
Practice notes
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)...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 11th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus...
Read More >
8th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences...
Read More >
8th Jan
Q&As
Counterpart agreementsBoth deeds and contracts can be executed in counterparts. A counterpart essentially means a duplicate document. Every party to...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan
Precedents
Intellectual Property Rights means copyright, rights related to copyright such as moral rights and performers rights, patents,...
Read More >
8th Jan
Q&As
The Companies Act 2006 defines an ‘overseas company’ as any company incorporated outside the UK. An overseas company has to be registered at Companies...
Read More >
24th Dec
Q&As
This Q&A relates to drafting options for jurisdiction clauses which anticipate court litigation in a business-to-business contract.The terms...
Read More >
24th Dec
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
22nd Dec
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
Read More >
13th Dec
Precedents
1Time to be of the essence of all clausesEach time, date or period referred to in this agreement (including any time, date or period varied by the...
Read More >
6th Dec
Precedents
1Interest on late paymentIf either party fails to make payment in accordance with this Agreement the other party shall be entitled, in addition to any...
Read More >
6th Dec
Practice notes
The question of who owns intellectual property in the designs, drawings, specifications etc created in relation to a construction project is very...
Read More >
6th Dec
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides specific guidance on exclusions and limits of liability relevant to consultant appointments. It should be read alongside...
Read More >
6th Dec
Practice notes
'No greater liability' clauses are a common feature of collateral warranties (and third party rights memoranda). Their purpose is to ensure that the...
Read More >
6th Dec
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
6th Dec

Popular documents