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This Practice Note identifies some of the key differences between adjudication and litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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It is common in construction projects for defects to manifest or appear in the works. Most construction contracts require the contractor to return to...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It explains what Employer’s Requirements are...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the purpose and content of the schedule of services that will usually be appended to a consultant’s appointment entered...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a different approach to the JCT...
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9th Nov
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What is sectional completion?Where the construction contract splits the works into sections or parts, usually to be started at different times, there...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains what liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs/LDs) are and their purpose in a building contract. It considers the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contract and the key differences between them and the...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design Build 1999, commonly known as the FIDIC Yellow Book 1999.FIDIC...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction contracts, and the relevant provisions of the...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of what interim payments are, how the right to be paid (usually by monthly or stage/milestone payments) arises...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the extent to which contractors, sub-contractors and consultants have a duty to warn their employer of inadequacies that...
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9th Nov
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Scott Schedules are often very useful in construction disputes. They help to identify the key issues between the parties, and to set out for the judge...
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Produced in partnership with James Bowling of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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If a party is said to have ‘design liability’, it means that it bears legal responsibility for all or part of the design of a construction/engineering...
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9th Nov
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtParties to a 'construction contract' have the right to refer any dispute that has crystallised to...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note looks at the Scheme for Construction Contracts, as contained in:•the schedule to the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England and...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction contracts, and the relevant provisions of the...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note considers the provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note examines statutory and contractual rights to suspend performance of obligations under a construction contract, which principally...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides a short summary of the provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (HGCRA 1996) and the...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 8th Apr
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This Practice Note lists key cases concerning the construction contract payment provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note sets out in detail...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers a requirement...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note provides background...
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8th Apr
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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...
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1st Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note considers when the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (HGCRA 1996)...
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30th Mar
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The need for legislation in the construction industryThroughout the 1980s and the early 1990s, the construction industry was characterised by...
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23rd Mar
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This Practice Note considers the circumstances in which the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (HGCRA 1996) applies to energy...
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Produced in partnership with Clarke Willmott 26th Feb
Q&As
To ascertain whether the HGCRA 1996 applies to a surveyor's appointment, it must be determined whether the surveying work the surveyor is engaged to...
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15th Feb
Q&As
This Q&A looks at whether a party can correct mistakes in a pay less notice that was given in response to a default payment notice for a final...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 15th Feb
Q&As
In short, there is no formula or rule for determining the amount that a contractor can claim from the employer if it suspends the works. Any amount...
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15th Feb
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If a contract is a 'construction contract' under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (HGCRA 1996), the parties to that contract...
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15th Feb
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Yes, bank holidays are excluded when calculating the time period in an adjudication under the Scheme for Construction Contracts.The Scheme for...
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15th Feb
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Such works may fall under section 105(1)(b) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (HGCRA 1996), which defines construction...
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15th Feb

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