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The final account in construction and engineering contractsWhat is the final account?The expression 'final account' refers to the consolidated...
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19th May
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Differences between adjudication and other forms of dispute resolutionThis Practice Note identifies some of the key differences between adjudication...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 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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NEC Supply ContractOverview of the NEC Supply ContractThe NEC Supply Contract, or ‘SC’, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice...
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19th May
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Target cost contracts on construction projectsWhat is a target cost contract?A target cost contract is a type of cost reimbursable contract under...
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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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Loss and expenseClaims by contractors for loss and expense arising from a disturbance to progress of the works are one of the most debated and...
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19th May
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SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contractThis Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee)...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 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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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Red 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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Sectional completionWhat is sectional completion?Where the construction contract splits the works into sections or parts, usually to be started at...
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19th May
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Extensions of time under construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the circumstances in which a construction contract might entitle 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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The Notice of AdjudicationProduced in association with 4 Pump CourtA Notice of Adjudication is the first step in commencing an adjudication. This...
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19th May
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Force majeure in construction contractsWhat is force majeure?Force majeure is used to describe an event that occurs which is beyond the control of the...
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19th May
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JCT contracts—variationsThis Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the main forms of JCT contract. For a wider discussion on...
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19th May

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What type of appointment and schedule of services should I use for a BIM level 2 coordinator?It is important firstly to understand what the parties...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Schedule of services—BIM ManagerThe BIM Manager shall:General responsibilities•plan and lead BIM implementation for the Project•provide guidance and...
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5th Jun
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Contractual implications of BIMOn 4 April 2016, building information modelling (BIM) level 2 became mandatory on all centrally-procured UK government...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 5th Jun
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BIM protocolsThere is no ‘standard’ BIM (building information modelling) protocol that is required on all projects in the UK using BIM—parties...
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5th Jun
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What is BIM?Building Information Modelling, commonly known as BIM, is much talked about in the UK construction industry and is increasingly being used...
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5th Jun
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Management of BIMStop press: A new version of the RIBA Plan of Work has been published (the 2020 edition)—see: LNB News 14/04/2020 99. We are...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 4th Jun
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Government Construction Strategy 2016–2020The Government Construction Strategy 2016–2020 (the ‘Strategy’) was launched on 23 March 2016 by the...
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4th Jun
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Soft LandingsWhat is Soft Landings?Soft Landings was a concept proposed by an architect, Mark Way, based on practical issues he noted arising...
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4th Jun
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The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note looks at the purpose and...
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4th Jun
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Advantages and disadvantages of BIMAdvantages of BIM•BIM should reduce both capital and whole life costs of buildings.•Co-ordination and buildability...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 4th Jun
Precedents
Produced in partnership with CMS This document contains suggested amendments and additional clauses to be incorporated into our...
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