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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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Schedules of servicesThis Practice Note examines the purpose and content of the schedule of services that will usually be appended to a consultant’s...
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19th May
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Prohibited or deleterious materialsWhat are prohibited or deleterious materials?Most building contracts, sub-contracts, consultants’ appointments and...
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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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Responsibility for Employer's RequirementsThis Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It...
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NEC and JCT contracts comparedThis Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a...
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19th May
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JCT contracts 2016—reference copiesThis document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the JCT 2016 standard form contracts. For our full...
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19th May
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What is the relevance of the Base Date in the JCT Design and Build Contract?The Base Date is relevant in respect of a number of clauses in the JCT...
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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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Early use and partial possessionTaking occupation before practical completionThe default position in most building contracts is that the contractor is...
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The prevention principleThis Practice Note considers the meaning and nature of the prevention principle and its relevance to delay claims in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim James Seal 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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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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Introduction to the HGCRA 1996The need for legislation in the construction industryThroughout the 1980s and the early 1990s, the construction industry...
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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Silver Book 1999This Practice Note looks at the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects 1999,...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 28th Jun
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Design and design risk in EPC contractsThe issue of which party is responsible for design and how this risk is apportioned is central to all...
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5th Jun
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Introduction to EPC contractsComparison with traditional building or engineering contractThe label 'EPC' contract (or 'turnkey' contract) is not a...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 5th Jun
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EPC contracts—handover, testing and commissioningThe concept of 'handover' under an EPC contract is of fundamental importance. It determines when the...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 5th Jun
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EPC contracts—employer remediesEPC contracts are normally set up so that the contractor accepts much of the risk inherent in the project. The employer...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 5th Jun
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EPC contracts—contractor claimsEPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contracts are frequently drafted to be turnkey agreements—the...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 5th Jun
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EPC contracts—limits of liabilityThis Practice Note provides specific guidance on exclusions and limits of liability relevant to engineer, procure and...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 5th Jun
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EPC, split EPC and multi-party contract projectsThere are three main procurement routes used in UK energy projects:•engineering, procurement and...
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Produced in partnership with Clarke Willmott 4th Jun

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