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Oversail licencesWhy have an oversail licence on a construction project?Under English law, the freehold owner of land will usually own the air space...
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19th May
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SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contractThis Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee)...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 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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Interim payments in construction contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of what interim payments are, how the right to be paid (usually by...
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19th May
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MF/1 Rev 6 (2014)Originally called 'Model Form A', 'MF/1' comprises Conditions of Contract for the design, supply and installation of electrical,...
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Produced in partnership with Penningtons Manches and Sarah Fox 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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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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Early use and partial possessionTaking occupation before practical completionThe default position in most building contracts is that the contractor is...
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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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The Scheme for Construction Contracts This Practice Note looks at the Scheme for Construction Contracts, as contained in:•the schedule to the Scheme...
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19th May
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Extensions of time under construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the circumstances in which a construction contract might entitle 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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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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Draft Court Settlement Order (TCC Court Guide, Appendix G)1The Court Settlement Process under this Order is a confidential, voluntary and non-binding...
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18th Aug
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Settlement agreement for construction dispute (long form)This Settlement Agreement is made on [insert date] (the ‘Settlement Date’) between the...
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11th Aug
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Differences between adjudication and other forms of dispute resolutionThis Practice Note identifies some of the key differences between adjudication...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 11th Aug
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Mediation of construction disputesWhat kind of disputes arise in construction?The construction industry gives rise to a very wide range of...
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Produced in partnership with Fladgate 11th Aug
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Settlement agreement for construction dispute (short form)This Settlement Agreement is made on [insert date] (the ‘Settlement Date’) between the...
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11th Aug
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Calderbank/settlement offer for a construction dispute[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD]Without prejudice save as to costs[Name and address of other party’s...
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11th Aug
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When is mediation appropriate for a construction dispute?This Practice Note considers the types of construction dispute that mediation is most suited...
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Produced in partnership with Fladgate 11th Aug
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Indemnity clause (construction settlement agreement)1Save in relation to any liability relating to death or personal injury, each party indemnifies,...
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11th Aug
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Terms of settlement clause (construction settlement agreement)1Terms of settlementThe parties agree as follows:1.1This Settlement Agreement is in full...
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11th Aug
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Background clause (construction settlement agreement)BACKGROUND:(A)The parties entered into a construction contract dated [insert date] for the...
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11th Aug
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ADR in the Technology and Construction CourtThis Practice Note examines the involvement of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in alternative...
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11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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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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30th Jul
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Project mediationThis Practice Note examines project mediation, looking at what it is, its benefits and when adoption of it is appropriate. The...
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30th Jul
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Expert determination 1 Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this [Agreement...
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26th Sep
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Adjudication 1 Any dispute or difference arising under or in connection with this [agreement OR Contract] may be referred to...
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26th Sep
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Alternative Dispute Resolution ...
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26th Sep

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