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What is the Joint Fire Code referred to in JCT contracts and when does it apply?The publication known as the ‘Joint Fire Code’ provides guidance on...
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19th May
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Quantum in construction claimsThis Practice Note looks at some of the key considerations that may need to be taken into account when a party to a...
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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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Adjudication and Part 8 proceedingsThis Practice Note considers the availability and use of declarations under CPR 8 in relation to adjudication...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 19th May
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Step-in rights in a warranty'>collateral warrantyIt is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and...
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19th May
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Construction contract documentsIn most cases, a construction contract will incorporate a number of documents that all work together to set out the...
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19th May
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NEC and JCT contracts comparedThis Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a...
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19th May
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What is a variation on a construction project?A variation (sometimes referred to as a change) is an alteration to the scope of work originally...
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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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MF/1 Rev 6 (2014)Originally called 'Model Form A', 'MF/1' comprises Conditions of Contract for the design, supply and installation of electrical,...
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Produced in partnership with Penningtons Manches and Sarah Fox 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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The Scheme for Construction Contracts This Practice Note looks at the Scheme for Construction Contracts, as contained in:•the schedule to the Scheme...
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19th May
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Duty to warnThis Practice Note examines the extent to which contractors, sub-contractors and consultants have a duty to warn their employer of...
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19th May
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JCT contracts 2011—reference copiesThis document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the JCT 2011 standard form contracts. For our full...
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19th May

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Is it permissible for a creditor to make an application to court for permission to issue proceedings against a company in a company voluntary...
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A developer goes into administration, leaving a number of plots unbuilt. The developer had taken deposits from individual buyers in respect of those...
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31st Jul
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If a contractor is insolvent, can its sub-contractor claim outstanding payments directly from the employer?If the main contractor becomes insolvent,...
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Can a company in administration adjudicate against a company in liquidation under a construction contract?There are several key areas to consider—the...
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Does section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 prevent a supplier from calling on a parent company guarantee (or other security) which is triggered by...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 31st Jul
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If a contracting party enters administration, does this impact the ability of the other contracting party to exercise its right of termination under...
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What is the impact of section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 on a supplier or customer based in the UK where the supply contract is not governed by...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Administration—an introductory guideAdministration is a procedure designed to give an entity breathing space, with a view to either a rescue or a...
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31st Jul
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Company voluntary arrangements—an introductory guideA company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is a binding contractual agreement between a company and its...
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the construction industryThis Practice Note considers common issues that may arise out of insolvency in the construction...
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Produced in partnership with Gurbinder Grewal of Dentons, Ian Fox of Dentons and Michael Wright of Dentons 31st Jul
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Liquidation—an introductory guideProcess and effect'Liquidation' or 'winding-up' is the process by which the affairs of a company and the company’s...
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Receivers—building works and completion of developmentsThis Practice Note considers whether a receiver may carry out building works and in particular...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Titmuss of Gatehouse Chambers 31st Jul
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Receivership—an introductory guideThe appointment of a receiver is a remedy for creditors and certain third parties to protect their interest in...
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Letter from sub-contractor to employer where main contractor insolventLetter for sub-contractor to send to employer in the event of main contractor...
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30th Jul
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Construction insolvency—how to spot problems and how to protect yourself—employersThis Practice Note is intended to provide advice to employers on how...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 30th Jul
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Construction insolvency—how to spot problems and how to protect yourself—consultantsSpotting the early symptoms of client insolvency•most importantly,...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 30th Jul
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Adjudication enforcement—use of insolvency proceedingsProduced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note considers the possibility of using...
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