Issues in construction contracts

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What is acceleration? Acceleration in construction law is generally understood to mean taking measures to speed up the works in order to complete them earlier than would...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Use of insolvency proceedings in adjudication Insolvency proceedings will rarely be the most efficient or appropriate means of...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at preventing enforcement of an adjudication through a stay of execution. It considers the key...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note considers the meaning of ‘dispute’ in the context of an adjudication pursuant to the Housing Grants,...

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Administration is a procedure designed to give an entity breathing space, with a view to either a rescue or a restructure or to allow for a better outcome for all...

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Advantages of BIM • BIM should reduce both capital and whole life costs of buildings. • Co-ordination and buildability problems can be ironed out at the design stage...

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This Practice Note looks at how an agreement for lease with development obligations may require the landlord to remedy defects in the works. It also looks at whether...

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There is currently no standard BIM protocol in the UK. At present, it is a matter for agreement on a project by project basis—parties may use a published...

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What is BREEAM? The Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is a method for evaluating and certifying the environmental...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note provides background to and a summary of...

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This Practice Note identifies the factors to consider when choosing which form of procurement to use for a construction project. It looks at factors relating to time...

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Construction contracts commonly provide that, if a party wishes to bring a claim under the contract, it must follow a prescribed procedure. This often...

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The nature of construction projects, the contracts agreed and the law surrounding them, means that claims are commonly made by one or more parties. This Practice Note...

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A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is a binding contractual agreement between a company and its creditors. A CVA proposal must involve one or both of two things: • an...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note sets out in detail how the provisions...

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This Practice Note examines the situation whereby two or more competing causes of delay (independent of each other) arise on a construction project, and what...

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