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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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What is a target cost contract?A target cost contract is a type of cost reimbursable contract under which the contractor is paid the ‘actual cost’...
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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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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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It is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and consultants (referred to in this Practice Note as...
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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 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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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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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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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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If a party is said to have ‘design liability’, it means that it bears legal responsibility for all or part of the design of a construction/engineering...
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9th Nov
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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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 May 2018...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers key actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) for arbitration law...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction for construction practitioners to the disclosure process in the context of an arbitration, comparing it...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 7th Apr
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What is the 100 day arbitration procedure?The Society of Construction Arbitrators published its 100 Day Arbitration Procedure in 2004. The procedure...
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1st Apr
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It is often said that arbitration is a more effective and efficient method for resolving a dispute than litigation but is this actually the case? This...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 1st Apr
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Development of the rulesCIMAR is the acronym for the Construction Industry Model Arbitration Rules, published by the Society of Construction...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 1st Apr
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Arbitration can be conducted under either self-administered ad hoc or institutional procedures and rules. In practice, the use of ad hoc or...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 1st Apr
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What is arbitration?Arbitration is a alternative form of dispute resolution to litigation, under which a dispute is submitted to an arbitrator (or...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 1st Apr
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This Practice Notice looks at how multiple causes of action can be consolidated and dealt with by means of a single arbitration, focusing on...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 1st Apr
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While the use of arbitration in domestic construction disputes in the UK has waned due to the continuing popularity of adjudication, it remains a...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 1st Apr
Precedents
Example Redfern scheduleSet out below is an example of a Redfern schedule of the type commonly used for the exchange of requests for documentation...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 5th Mar
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Clare Ambrose, Twenty EssexThis is a ‘once in a generation’ challenge. We will see over the next months how the court system and the arbitration...
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