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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 considers the meaning and nature of the prevention principle and its relevance to delay claims in construction projects. It also...
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Produced in partnership with Tim James Seal 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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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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9th Nov

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An indemnity is a contractual term under which a party promises to reimburse another in relation to specified loss or damage or, in some cases, to...
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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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Anti-bribery 1 Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010 [and all other applicable UK legislation, regulations and...
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26th Sep
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[Access 1 [The Contractor acknowledges that the Employer, Funders, Purchasers, Tenants, Other Interested Third Parties and/or...
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Anti-bribery (long form) 1 Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010 [and associated guidance published by the...
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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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Professional indemnity insurance 1 Without limiting its other obligations under this Agreement or otherwise at law, the...
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Nuisance [Short form 1 The Contractor shall take all practicable steps to prevent any trespass, public or private nuisance or...
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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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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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