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Management contractingThis Practice Note provides an overview of Management Contracting and why this type of procurement is used.The most popular...
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19th May
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Advance payment bondsAn advance payment bond is a particular form of performance bond, invariably written as an 'on demand' instrument. See Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Kennedys 19th May
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Repair and maintenance contractsThis Practice Note looks at the nature of repair and maintenance contracts, how they are used and the different types...
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19th May
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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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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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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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Net contribution clauses in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines net contribution clauses (sometimes known as proportional or...
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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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Time at large in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the concept of ‘time at large’ in relation to the completion of works under a...
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19th May
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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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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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Pricing structures in construction contractsThis Practice Note compares the pricing structures most commonly used in construction contracts. It...
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19th May

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The Bribery Act 2010—an introductory guideThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 21st Jul
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Execution of contracts—jurisdictional guideThis guide sets out the requirements for executing simple contracts in various international jurisdictions....
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Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal. 15th Jul
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An introduction to arbitration for construction lawyersWhat is arbitration?Arbitration is a alternative form of dispute resolution to litigation,...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 29th Jun
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Understanding applicable law—a guide for dispute resolution practitionersThis Practice Note explains what is meant by applicable law, also known as...
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9th Jun
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Modern slavery in the construction industryAn estimated seven per cent of the global workforce works in construction. Many millions of people building...
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6th Jun
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Jurisdiction agreements—approach of the courts of England and WalesThis Practice Note looks at the English common law and how the courts of England...
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5th Jun
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International construction contracts—commercial considerationsThis Practice Note identifies the key commercial and contractual issues that need to be...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 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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International construction—political considerationsGovernmental riskForce majeureThe principle of force majeure has long been recognised in civil law...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 5th Jun
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FIDIC contracts—reference copiesThis document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the key FIDIC standard form contracts, including the...
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5th Jun
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Dispute boards—what are they and where are they used?A dispute board is a panel appointed to assist in the resolution of disputes which arise under a...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 5th Jun
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FIDIC contracts—introductionWhat does FIDIC mean? What do they do?FIDIC stands for 'Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs–Conseils', which is best...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 5th Jun
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Execution of deeds—jurisdictional guideThis guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table...
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Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal 4th Jun
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The Equator PrinciplesThe Equator Principles (EPs) are a risk management framework for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social...
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4th Jun
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