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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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This Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the programme is a contract document...
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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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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note considers:•the entitlement to submit further submissions in an adjudication beyond the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out key cases concerning whether there is a dispute capable of referral to adjudication—including whether the dispute has...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note looks at the power of an adjudicator to award interest, and the various grounds upon which...
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8th Apr
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An adjudicator has the ability to correct an accidental error or omission provided they do so within a reasonable time of making their decision. This...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note looks at the ability of an adjudicator to make provision for one party to bear the legal...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note provides an overview of the role of the court prior to and during an adjudication,...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court.This Practice Note looks at the types of evidence that may be used in an adjudication, including supporting...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note looks at the responding party’s defence to a Referral Notice in an adjudication—typically...
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8th Apr
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There are an array of different types of dispute resolution clauses, providing for various mechanisms by which parties' disputes can be...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtA Notice of Adjudication is the first step in commencing an adjudication. This Practice Note sets out what to...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides links to adjudication Precedents available for use by a referring or responding party—both during the adjudication and in...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note explains that it is possible for a referring party to abandon an adjudication, which has...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers a requirement...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note looks at a party’s entitlement to adjudicate, including how it arises (from a statutory,...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThe issue of severance normally arises in an enforcement application where the court has upheld a...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note looks at the adjudication procedures set out in standard form construction contracts and...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note considers whether it is possible to have an adjudication between three or more parties...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the requirements for a dispute to be capable of referral to adjudication. In summary, a dispute must:•have...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note looks at an adjudicator’s jurisdiction/authority, including how it arises, the ability of an adjudicator to make a binding decision...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 31st Mar

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