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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 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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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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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 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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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 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 considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction contracts, and the relevant provisions of the...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 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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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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9th Nov
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Scott Schedules are often very useful in construction disputes. They help to identify the key issues between the parties, and to set out for the judge...
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Produced in partnership with James Bowling of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers when and why achieving a settlement of the dispute should form a part of the overall litigation strategy of conducting...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Swaffield of Contract Law Chambers 12th Apr
Precedents
1The Court Settlement Process under this Order is a confidential, voluntary and non-binding dispute resolution process in which the Settlement Judge...
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9th Apr
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 6 June 2016 and is not maintained.Barristers Catherine Piercy and Andy Creer of...
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8th Apr
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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 8th Apr
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 August 2016 and is not maintained.Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses can...
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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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This Practice Note examines project mediation, looking at what it is, its benefits and when adoption of it is appropriate. The Practice Note also...
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8th Apr
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Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).This Practice Note provides guidance on when an expert’s determination may be...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court and Jill Headford of Tozers 7th Apr
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Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for technical or contract...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 7th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the involvement of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in alternative dispute resolution (ADR).In addition to...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note identifies the different forms which an offer to settle a dispute may take, from open offer letters and Calderbank (without...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note explains what early neutral evaluation (ENE) is. It provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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1st Apr
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This table shows the differences between litigation and the main different forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).Type of...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note considers the key issues when drafting a settlement agreement, including correct identification of the parties (including any...
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31st Mar
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What is mediation?Mediation is one of the most recognised and common forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).It is a form of assisted ADR in the...
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31st Mar
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Part 36 precedentsYou may need to consider the validity of an offer in relation to advising clients about Part 36 offers generally, or drafting a Part...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 31st Mar
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[insert name and address of claimant or claimant’s legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 30th Mar
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[insert name and address of defendant or defendant's legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 30th Mar
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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For guidance on transitional...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes of Hailsham Chambers 15th Mar

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