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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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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 a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to mobilise a contractor before...
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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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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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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 explains what liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs/LDs) are and their purpose in a building contract. It considers the...
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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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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 identifies the key parties involved in most construction projects (including the employer, the contractor, the professional team of...
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9th Nov

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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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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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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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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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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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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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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb

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