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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 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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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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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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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...
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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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This Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It explains what Employer’s Requirements are...
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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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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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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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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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In December 2017, FIDIC launched the second editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Book. This Practice Note is an introduction to the FIDIC Silver...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the concept of ‘time at large’ in relation to the completion of works under a construction contract, including what time...
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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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9th Nov
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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines why parties involved in a construction project may enter into an escrow agreement (or escrow deed) to set up an escrow...
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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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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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