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This Practice Note identifies some of the key differences between adjudication and litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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What is a target cost contract?A target cost contract is a type of cost reimbursable contract under which the contractor is paid the ‘actual cost’...
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9th Nov
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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...
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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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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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What is sectional completion?Where the construction contract splits the works into sections or parts, usually to be started at different times, there...
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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 considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction contracts, and the relevant provisions of the...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 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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The JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to incorporate the amendments to the Housing...
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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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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtParties to a 'construction contract' have the right to refer any dispute that has crystallised to...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note identifies the key parties involved in most construction projects (including the employer, the contractor, the professional team of...
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9th Nov

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Practical completion marks the end of the construction period of a project, when the works are 'finished' and the employer can occupy and/or use them....
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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...
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Intellectual Property Rights means copyright, rights related to copyright such as moral rights and performers rights, patents,...
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