Insolvency in construction

Insolvency in construction guidance:

Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note considers the possibility of using insolvency proceedings to enforce an adjudicator’s decision. For guidance...

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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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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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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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Spotting the early symptoms of client insolvency • most importantly, a consultant needs to keep alert to the client's financial status • the consultant should take heed...

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Spotting the early symptoms of employer insolvency • most importantly, a contractor needs to keep alert to the employer's financial status • the contractor should take...

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This Practice Note is intended to provide advice to employers on how to spot problems with insolvent contractors and how the employer can take steps to protect itself in...

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This Practice Note is intended to provide advice to sub-contractors on how to spot problems with insolvent contractors and how the sub-contractor can take steps to...

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This Practice Note considers the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (TP(RAI)A 2010) and the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (TP(RAI)A...

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Produced in partnership with Mills & Reeve LLP This Deed of novation is made on the [insert day] day of [insert month] 20[insert year] Parties 1 [insert name of company]...

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Option 1—contract signed by administrative receiver on behalf of the company Signed by [insert name of administrative receiver], administrative receiver, for and on...

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Option 1—deed executed by administrative receiver under the company’s common seal Executed as a deed by [insert name of company] acting by [insert name of administrative...

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Option 1—contract signed by administrator on behalf of the company Signed by [insert name of administrator], administrator (without personal liability), for and on behalf...

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Option 1—deed executed by administrator under the company’s common seal Executed as a deed by affixing the common seal of[insert name of company] (in administration)...

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Option 1—contract signed by liquidator on behalf of the company Signed by [insert name of liquidator], liquidator (without personal liability), for and on behalf of...

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Option 1—deed executed by liquidator under the company’s common seal Executed as a deed by [insert name of company] (in liquidation) acting by [insert name of...

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STOP PRESS: We are updating this Practice Note in light of Bresco v Lonsdale [2020] UKSC 25, in which the Supreme Court rejected the Court of Appeal’s view that...

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Letter for employer to send to construction/design team in the event of a design consultant becoming insolvent [[Employer’s headed notepaper] OR [Employer’s address]]...

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Letter for employer to send to construction/design team in the event of main contractor insolvency [[Employer’s headed notepaper] OR [Employer’s address]] [contact name,...

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Letter for sub-contractor to send to employer in the event of main contractor insolvency [[Sub-contractor’s headed notepaper] OR [Sub-contractor’s address]] [contact...

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Letter prior to service of statutory demand and/or winding up proceedings [contact name, job title and department] [name of company] [address] [Your reference] [Our...

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Process and effect 'Liquidation' or 'winding-up' is the process by which the affairs of a company and the company’s existence are brought to an end. When a company is...

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This Practice Note considers whether a receiver may carry out building works and in particular whether the receiver may complete a development which is unfinished at the...

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The appointment of a receiver is a remedy for creditors and certain third parties to protect their interest in assets of a company. The creditor will typically be a...

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Most companies supplying materials or goods within the construction industry do so using standard written terms and conditions. These terms will normally include a...

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Stop press: We are reviewing this Practice Note in light of the change to the use of termination clauses in supply contracts introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and...

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Termination upon consultant’s insolvency 1 The Employer may terminate the Consultant’s appointment forthwith where the Consultant ceases to carry on business or is...

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