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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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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 9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the programme is a contract document...
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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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CPR 36 sets out a self-contained procedural code relating to offers to settle made pursuant to its terms. CPR 36 offers are a powerful weapon in a...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Dec
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A third party debt order (TPDO) is one of a suite of enforcement measures that a party can deploy when seeking to obtain monies from a judgment...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Turner of Lamb Chambers 1st Dec
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IntroductionThis Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The...
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1st Dec
Q&As
The standard Form N242 for Part 36 offers provides the option for the offeror to choose whether they are making a claimant's or defendant's offer. In...
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29th Nov
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A covenant to comply with title matters ‘by way of indemnity only’Where a transfer of land takes place, the parties should effect the transfer using...
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29th Nov
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The first thing to bear in mind is that courts are updating their processes and guidance, sometimes daily at present, so you should check with the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Adams of Partner  Gosschalks 29th Nov
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This Q&A states the position as at 6 June 2019.Defective Part 36 offersCPR 36 is a ‘self-contained procedural code’. An offer made in accordance with...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 28th Nov
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The response of the courts to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been patchy and confused. The position changes from day-to-day as to whether...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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CPR PD 51U indeed only makes provisions regarding photocopies at CPR PD 51U, para 13. This provision is silent on photocopying charges for inspection,...
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28th Nov
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This Q&A assumes that none of the parties are a litigant in person, child or patient.An order for costs is a judgment like any other. It therefore...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Bagnall of Total Legal Solutions 28th Nov
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Where a party makes a non-Part 36 offer then the general common law rules of contract law, with regard to offer and acceptance, apply.If you wish to...
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28th Nov
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There is no procedure contained within the CPR which allows for a party unilaterally to 'withdraw' a statement of case. Although a claimant can...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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This Q&A considers whether you can file and serve costs budgets via email in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This Q&A is based on the...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Paterson of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Nov
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There is no general rule that all expert evidence is disclosable regardless of privilege (see Practice Note: Expert reports, in particular the section...
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28th Nov

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