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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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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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It is common in construction projects for defects to manifest or appear in the works. Most construction contracts require the contractor to return to...
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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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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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This Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a different approach to the JCT...
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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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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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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 12th Jan
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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 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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EPC contracts are normally set up so that the contractor accepts much of the risk inherent in the project. The employer simply wants the project to be...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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The concept of 'handover' under an EPC contract is of fundamental importance. It determines when the main obligations and duties of the EPC contractor...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contracts are frequently drafted to be turnkey agreements—the contractor builds the works and all the...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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The issue of which party is responsible for design and how this risk is apportioned is central to all construction contracts. EPC contracts resemble...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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Comparison with traditional building or engineering contractThe label 'EPC' contract (or 'turnkey' contract) is not a term of art. It is easier...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb
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There are three main procurement routes used in UK energy projects:•engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract procurement•split EPC...
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Produced in partnership with Clarke Willmott 26th Feb
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This Practice Note provides specific guidance on exclusions and limits of liability relevant to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) contracts. It...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb

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