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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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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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 9th Nov
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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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This Practice Note looks at the Dispute Board Rules (the ‘2015 Rules’) published by the International Chamber of Commerce (the ‘ICC’) which came into...
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26th Sep
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The use of dispute boards can hold considerable benefits in certain circumstances or with certain contract types, but they are not a panacea for all...
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26th Sep
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A dispute board is a panel appointed to assist in the resolution of disputes which arise under a construction contract. It is intended to allow the...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note looks at the ICE Dispute Board Procedure, which the parties to a construction contract can agree to adopt as a dispute resolution...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the use of dispute adjudication boards (DABs) in the 1999 editions of the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books, the Gold...
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25th Sep
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Deciding on the use of a dispute board as part of the dispute resolution procedure in a construction contract is only the first step. Once the concept...
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25th Sep
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Dispute boards were initially seen on US infrastructure projects, and were then adopted for use in FIDIC forms of contract and on projects funded by...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the use of Dispute Avoidance/Adjudication Boards (DAABs) in the FIDIC Red, yellow and Silver Books 2017. These contracts...
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25th Sep

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