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Oversail licencesWhy have an oversail licence on a construction project?Under English law, the freehold owner of land will usually own the air space...
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19th May
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SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contractThis Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee)...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 19th May
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Loss and expenseClaims by contractors for loss and expense arising from a disturbance to progress of the works are one of the most debated and...
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19th May
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Net contribution clauses in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines net contribution clauses (sometimes known as proportional or...
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19th May
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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Red 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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What is the relevance of the Base Date in the JCT Design and Build Contract?The Base Date is relevant in respect of a number of clauses in the JCT...
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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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Sectional completionWhat is sectional completion?Where the construction contract splits the works into sections or parts, usually to be started at...
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19th May
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Early use and partial possessionTaking occupation before practical completionThe default position in most building contracts is that the contractor is...
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19th May
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NEC Professional Service ContractThe NEC Professional Service Contract (PSC) is a long form consultant appointment published as part of the NEC suite...
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19th May
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The Scheme for Construction Contracts This Practice Note looks at the Scheme for Construction Contracts, as contained in:•the schedule to the Scheme...
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19th May
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Extensions of time under construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the circumstances in which a construction contract might entitle a...
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19th May
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The prevention principleThis Practice Note considers the meaning and nature of the prevention principle and its relevance to delay claims in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim James Seal 19th May
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Duty to warnThis Practice Note examines the extent to which contractors, sub-contractors and consultants have a duty to warn their employer of...
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19th May

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Reasonable and best endeavoursThis Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that...
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17th Sep
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The role of boilerplateThis Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate...
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8th Sep
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Is it permissible to use a boilerplate force majeure clause in a business-to-consumer contract whereby the supplier of services accepts no liability...
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24th Aug
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Legal and equitable assignment in construction contractsWhat is an assignmentAn assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one...
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11th Aug
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The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 in construction contractsThis Practice Note looks at the key features of the Contracts (Rights of...
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11th Aug
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Time of the essence clause1Time to be of the essence of all clausesEach time, date or period referred to in this agreement (including any time, date...
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11th Aug
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Does service by courier satisfy a ‘by hand’ method of service under a notice clause?We have assumed that service is pursuant to a notice clause in a...
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31st Jul
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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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26th Sep
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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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