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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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What is a target cost contract?A target cost contract is a type of cost reimbursable contract under which the contractor is paid the ‘actual cost’...
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9th Nov
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Brexit impact—public procurement: The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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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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What is a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to mobilise a contractor before...
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9th Nov
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A collateral warranty is a contract which is collateral to, or sits alongside, the underlying or primary contract (ie the construction contract or...
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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 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 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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The JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to incorporate the amendments to the Housing...
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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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This Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the programme is a contract document...
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9th Nov

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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) was introduced as part of the government’s response to the economic impact of the...
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13th Apr
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Where a party to a construction contract becomes insolvent, the consequences of this insolvency are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)....
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Produced in partnership with DAC Beachcroft 13th Apr
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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...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 13th Apr
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This Practice Note considers common issues that may arise out of insolvency in the construction industry. It considers the effect and relevance of...
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Produced in partnership with Gurbinder Grewal, Ian Fox and Michael Wright of Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 9th Apr
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Titmuss of Hardwicke 9th Apr
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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...
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9th Apr
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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....
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9th Apr
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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...
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9th Apr
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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...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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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...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note considers the possibility of using insolvency proceedings to enforce an adjudicator’s...
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8th Apr
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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtThis Practice Note looks at preventing enforcement of an adjudication decision by obtaining a stay of...
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8th Apr
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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...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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Background to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020)Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and a desire to mitigate...
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8th Apr
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserts a new Part A1 into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) which provides for a new...
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8th Apr
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) inserted section 233B into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) as part of a package of...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr

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