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What is the difference between joint insured, co-insured and composite insured?In financing and construction documentation for development projects it...
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19th May
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Quantum in construction claimsThis Practice Note looks at some of the key considerations that may need to be taken into account when a party to a...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 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 Supply ContractOverview of the NEC Supply ContractThe NEC Supply Contract, or ‘SC’, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice...
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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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What is a design responsibility matrix?A design responsibility matrix is a tool used in construction projects to allocate responsibility for the...
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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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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Red Book 2017In December 2017, FIDIC launched the second editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Book. This...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 19th May
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What is the relevance of the Base Date in the JCT Design and Build Contract?The Base Date is relevant in respect of a number of clauses in the JCT...
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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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The prevention principleThis Practice Note considers the meaning and nature of the prevention principle and its relevance to delay claims in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim James Seal 19th May
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'Pay when paid' and 'paid when certified' clausesThis Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 19th May

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Is there any authority for a party suffering costs sanctions where they have mediated, but made no reasonable offer on a WPSATC?While the court cannot...
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1st Aug
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In a settlement agreement can the termination date be later than the date of the settlement agreement?This Q&A assumes that termination refers to...
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31st Jul
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If a Part 36 offer that has been received does not satisfy the conditions of Part 36 itself and is not marked ‘without prejudice’, will the document...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 31st Jul
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Which dispute resolution method should I use?Case Study: A builder (A) quoted a price to carry out works at B’s property, which was accepted by B....
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31st Jul
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If a claimant accepts a defendant Part 36 offer pre-action but the parties fail to agree costs, what does the claimant need to do seek recovery of its...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Turner of Lamb Chambers 31st Jul
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Is a dispute resolution clause still binding between the parties when a contract terminates?This Q&A focuses on whether a dispute resolution clause is...
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31st Jul
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Comparison of forms of ADR and litigationThis table shows the differences between litigation and the main different forms of alternative dispute...
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31st Jul
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Expert determinationExpert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 31st Jul
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Settling disputes—what, when and why settle?This Practice Note considers when and why achieving a settlement of the dispute should form a part of the...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Swaffield of Contract Law Chambers 31st Jul
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Settling disputes—settlement offers (Calderbank, WPSAC and Part 36)This Practice Note identifies the different forms which an offer to settle a...
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31st Jul
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Part 36 offers—how to make a valid Part 36 offerPart 36 precedentsYou may need to consider the validity of an offer in relation to advising clients...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 31st Jul
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Part 36 offers—what are they, why make them?Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes of Hailsham Chambers 31st Jul
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Challenging an expert’s determination Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).This Practice Note provides guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court and Jill Headford of Tozers 30th Jul
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Settling disputes—drafting the settlement agreementThis Practice Note considers the key issues when drafting a settlement agreement, including correct...
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30th Jul
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Mediation—advantages and disadvantagesWhat is mediation?Mediation is one of the most recognised and common forms of alternative dispute resolution...
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30th Jul

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