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Material breach in construction contractsThis Practice Note considers the relevance of material breach in the context of construction projects, looks...
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16th Nov
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Adjudication—the Referral NoticeThis Practice Note explains what a Referral Notice (sometimes referred to simply as a ‘Referral’) is and sets out what...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 16th Nov
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Termination of a construction contractA construction contract may be discharged, terminated or determined in a number ways. These principally...
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Produced in partnership with DAC Beachcroft 16th Nov
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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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16th Nov
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Early use and partial possessionTaking occupation before practical completionThe default position in most building contracts is that the contractor is...
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16th Nov
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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Gold Book 2008This Practice Note provides an introduction to the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Design, Build...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 16th Nov
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Fitness for purpose in construction contractsA contractor or consultants’ standard of care in relation to design is a common source of disagreement...
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16th Nov
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Quantum meruit in constructionThis Practice Note looks at what quantum meruit is, the most common situations where a quantum meruit claim may arise in...
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16th Nov
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JCT contracts—timeThis Practice Note considers the Contractor’s obligations in relation to time under the JCT 2011 and 2016 contracts. It looks at...
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16th Nov
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Standard form building contractsThere have been standard forms of building contracts in the UK for over 100 years and their use is extremely...
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16th Nov
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Key differences between Scots law and English law for construction lawyersThis Practice Note highlights key differences between the law in Scotland...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 16th Nov
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Introduction to PFI and PF2This Practice Note provides a broad introduction to the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). It looks at what PFI is, the...
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16th Nov
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Limitation periods in construction contractsThe Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) (as amended by the Latent Damage Act 1986 (LDA 1986)) governs the time...
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16th Nov
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Facilities Management—contractual structureThe basis of an FM contractWhen entering into a facilities management (FM) contract there is a lot to...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Clarke of CMS 16th Nov
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NEC contracts—variationsThis Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC). For a...
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16th Nov

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