Issues in construction contracts

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Date [insert date of Agreement] Parties 1 [insert name of Employer] of [insert address] incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert company...

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1 Acceleration 1.1 If at any time the Employer (acting reasonably) wishes the Contractor to complete the [design and] construction of the Works or any part thereof on or...

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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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This Practice Note considers the requirements for a dispute to be capable of referral to adjudication. In summary, a dispute must: • have crystallised—such that the...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at preventing enforcement of an adjudication decision by obtaining a stay of execution. If a stay is...

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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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Produced in partnership with CMS This document contains suggested amendments and additional clauses to be incorporated into our schedule of amendments to the JCT Design...

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Produced in partnership with CMS This document contains suggested amendments and additional clauses to be incorporated into the Construction schedule of amendments to the...

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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 form, or may...

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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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This Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages as it applies to claims in tort and in contract. For the basic...

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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 requires the...

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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 considers the meaning and relevance of concurrent delay on construction projects, contractual terms dealing with concurrent delay and the contractor’s...

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Concurrent delay 1 The Contractor shall not be entitled to any adjustment of the [Completion Date] where and to the extent that any delay caused by a [Relevant Event] has...

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Termination (consequences) Consequences of termination of a consultant’s appointment 1 Subject to the other provisions of this Agreement and without prejudice to any...

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Termination (consequences) Consequences of termination of a consultant’s appointment 1 Subject to the other provisions of this Agreement and without prejudice to any...

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Consequential loss 1 Consequential Loss means in relation to a breach of this Agreement, any indirect or consequential loss (including loss of production, loss of profit,...

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