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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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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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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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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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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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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtPrinciples of natural justiceIf an adjudicator breaches the rules of natural justice during the adjudication...
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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 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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An estimated seven per cent of the global workforce works in construction. Many millions of people building homes, offices and infrastructure. The...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Argentina; Canada; Chile; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ecuador;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Australia; China; Cyprus; Dominican Republic; Germany; Italy;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Brazil; Canada; China; Denmark; France; Germany;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; China; Germany; India; Japan; Singapore; Spain; United Kingdom;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Colombia; Ghana; Greece; Japan; Nigeria; Portugal;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Bermuda; Brazil; Canada; Canada - Quebec; Cayman Islands;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cape Verde; Chile; European Union; Ghana;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; Canada; China; Japan; Netherlands; Nigeria; Norway; Russia;...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in United Kingdom published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in Austria published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in Taiwan published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in South Africa published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in USA published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in Denmark published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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8th Apr
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This document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the key FIDIC standard form contracts, including the 2017 editions and 1999 editions of...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects 1999, commonly known as the Silver Book 1999.FIDIC published a...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in Sweden published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in Netherlands published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to construction rights in Canada published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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