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Schedules of servicesThis Practice Note examines the purpose and content of the schedule of services that will usually be appended to a consultant’s...
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Adjudication and Part 8 proceedingsThis Practice Note considers the availability and use of declarations under CPR 8 in relation to adjudication...
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19th May
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JCT Pre-Construction Services AgreementThe JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to...
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19th May
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Step-in rights in a warranty'>collateral warrantyIt is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and...
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19th May
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NEC and JCT contracts comparedThis Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a...
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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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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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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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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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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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MF/2 Rev 2 (1999)'MF/2' is one of the suite of Model Forms published on behalf of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the...
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19th May
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Section 38 and section 278 Highways Act agreements—contractor’s perspectiveThis Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and...
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Pricing structures in construction contractsThis Practice Note compares the pricing structures most commonly used in construction contracts. It...
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19th May
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JCT contracts—variationsThis Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the main forms of JCT contract. For a wider discussion on...
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The right to adjudicateProduced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note looks at a party’s entitlement to adjudicate, including how it...
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9th Jul
Precedents
Referral Notice for an adjudicationIN THE MATTER OF THE housing grants, construction and regeneration act 1996And IN THE MATTER OF AN...
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23rd Jun
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Adjudicators’ terms and conditionsThe initial stages of adjudication are highly time-pressured: an adjudicator must be appointed within seven days...
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17th Jun
Q&As
Can a company in administration adjudicate against a company in liquidation under a construction contract?There are several key areas to consider—the...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Is there a right to adjudicate after termination or rescission of a contract? What other rights will a party retain after rescission or...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Turner of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
Q&As
Are you aware of any examples of a contractor bringing adjudication proceedings to recover retention monies due to it?Retention is the name given to...
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5th Jun
Q&As
Can a party to a construction contract unilaterally decide to bring court proceedings without first having referred the dispute to adjudication if...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 5th Jun
Q&As
If a construction contract provides for mandatory adjudication (ie disputes must be referred to adjudication in the first instance), does this remain...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
Q&As
When claiming interest in an adjudication, when does it run from, eg the date of the breach, the start of the adjudication or the date of the...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 5th Jun
Q&As
Are bank holidays excluded from the calculation of time periods in an adjudication under the Scheme for Construction Contracts?Yes, bank holidays are...
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5th Jun
Q&As
Is it possible for a referring party to submit arguments and documents in its adjudication reply which were not included in its referral?Every dispute...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 5th Jun
Q&As
Where a sub-contractor has a number of unpaid invoices, can it commence a single adjudication in respect of all of them or would this constitute...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Turner of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
Q&As
Does the HGCRA 1996 apply to onshore and offshore operation and maintenance agreements?The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996...
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5th Jun
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What is the limitation period for an adjudication decision? Does issuing proceedings to implement a decision count as 'issuing proceedings' and thus...
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5th Jun
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Multi-party adjudicationProduced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note considers whether it is possible to have an adjudication between...
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5th Jun
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Adjudication—is there a ‘dispute’?This Practice Note considers the requirements for a dispute to be capable of referral to adjudication. In summary, a...
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5th Jun
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Benefits and risks of adjudicationProduced in association with 4 Pump CourtParties to a 'construction contract' have the right to refer any dispute...
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5th Jun

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