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JCT collateral warrantiesA warranty'>collateral warranty is a contract which is collateral to, or sits alongside, the underlying or primary contract...
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19th May
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What is the Joint Fire Code referred to in JCT contracts and when does it apply?The publication known as the ‘Joint Fire Code’ provides guidance on...
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19th May
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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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Letters of intent—constructionWhat is a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to...
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19th May
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Pre-construction services agreementsThis Practice Note explores the use of pre-construction services agreements (PCSAs) which are typically used in...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Negligence in constructionWhile tort claims are not as common in construction projects as breach of contract claims, they do still arise and it is not...
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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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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Silver 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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The contractor's programmeThis Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the...
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19th May

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What options are available when a judge reaches a different conclusion to the expert evidence?There are a number of options open to the parties and...
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Where an expert report is obtained for the purpose of court proceedings, at what point and in what circumstances could a third party have access to...
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1st Aug
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Where one page of an expert report is disclosed pre-action, is privilege waived and the receiving party entitled to see the complete report?There is...
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1st Aug
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What types of privilege might apply to a letter from the other party’s expert which was received in support of pre-action correspondence, where that...
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1st Aug
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Where the defendant is in person and fails to agree the identity of the single joint expert and fails to agree the letter of instructions to the...
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1st Aug
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Are draft versions of an expert’s report disclosable? Is Jackson v Davenport Ltd still good law?In Carlson v Townsend, the Court of Appeal held that...
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Produced in partnership with Jamie Gamble of No5 Barristers Chambers 1st Aug
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What guidance is there regarding what would or would not be reasonable when appointing experts?For comprehensive guidance on choosing an expert, see...
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31st Jul
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Can you claim the cost of an expert report you have not served because the case has now settled, but was reasonably obtained?It is easy to see why...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Gill of Clarke Willmott LLP 31st Jul
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Will permission be granted to use an expert’s report where the expert has passed away before preparing a CPR compliant report?The court’s permission...
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31st Jul
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Instructing joint experts and how to proceed where an expert changes their mind.Single joint experts and joint statements prepared by expertsThe rules...
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31st Jul
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If the court has ordered a joint instruction of an expert, but the other side is disregarding that and going ahead with its own expert only, what are...
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31st Jul
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A non-party to litigation may apply to the court to be provided with a document such as an expert report. If the court allows the application, is...
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31st Jul
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Who pays an expert’s fees for answering questions put to them under CPR 35.6?As set out in the Practice Note: Expert reports, the expert's instructing...
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31st Jul
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 31st Jul
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TCC—expert evidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on expert evidence in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under CPR 60, CPR PD 60 and...
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