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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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It is common in construction projects for defects to manifest or appear in the works. Most construction contracts require the contractor to return to...
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9th Nov
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Brexit impact—public procurement: The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the purpose and content of the schedule of services that will usually be appended to a consultant’s appointment entered...
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9th Nov
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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...
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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 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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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 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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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...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 12th Jan
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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...
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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 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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Scott Schedules are often very useful in construction disputes. They help to identify the key issues between the parties, and to set out for the judge...
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Produced in partnership with James Bowling of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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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...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov

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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...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in...
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15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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13th Dec
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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...
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6th Dec
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We have assumed that service is pursuant to a notice clause in a commercial contract.Contractual definitionWhere a contract defines what a ‘by hand’...
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6th Dec
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What is boilerplate?Boilerplate clauses deal with the mechanics of how the agreement works. As a boilerplate clause will deal with issues such as the...
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6th Dec
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Confidentiality Building contract 1 Save as may be necessary in the performance of his duties under this Agreement, the...
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27th Sep
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Statutory requirements (currency) 1 References in this Agreement to any statute or statutory instrument include any statute...
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26th Sep
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1 Notices—long form 1.1 Any notice[ or other communication] given by a party under this agreement shall be: ...
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26th Sep
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Approval ...
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26th Sep
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No representation ...
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26th Sep
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1 On the date hereof the Employer, the...
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26th Sep
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Assignment Consultant’s appointment 1 The Consultant shall not assign the benefit of and/or any rights under this Agreement to...
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26th Sep
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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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26th Sep
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Statement to incorp...
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26th Sep
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1 Announcements—short form No announcement or other public disclosure concerning this agreement or any of the matters...
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26th Sep

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