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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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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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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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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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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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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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It is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and consultants (referred to in this Practice Note as...
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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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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 SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contract and the key differences between them and the...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 12th Jan
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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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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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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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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...
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15th Jan
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Incorporated v unincorporated charitiesThere are currently a number of incorporated or unincorporated structures that are adopted by...
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15th Jan
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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...
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15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus...
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8th Jan
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences...
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8th Jan
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Counterpart agreementsBoth deeds and contracts can be executed in counterparts. A counterpart essentially means a duplicate document. Every party to...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan
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The Companies Act 2006 defines an ‘overseas company’ as any company incorporated outside the UK. An overseas company has to be registered at Companies...
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24th Dec
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The requirements of a deed are set out under section 1 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 (LP(MP)A 1989). To be a deed, an...
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6th Dec
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In Re Armstrong Brands Ltd (in administration), a floating charge was signed by a director of a company but left undated. It was not in fact dated...
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6th Dec
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A partner’s authority to act on behalf of a partnership is based on agency. Each partner is an agent of the partnership and the other partners for the...
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6th Dec
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Documents executed as deeds must be expressed as being executed by the company. A document will be deemed to be executed as a deed if it is duly...
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6th Dec
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by an overseas company under its common seal, where one authorised signatory must sign the document that the...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of an overseas company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by each partner in the presence of a witness Executed as a deed by [insert name of partner] for and on...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by a limited liability partnership under its common seal, where the limited liability partnership agreement...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a limited liability partnership Signed by [insert name of member or other authorised...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by an individual general partner in the presence of a witness Executed as a deed by [insert name of...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by an individual in the presence of a witness Executed as a deed by [insert name of individual] in the...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name of...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—contract signed by an individual general partner ...
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26th Sep

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