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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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SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contractThis Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee)...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 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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Net contribution clauses in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines net contribution clauses (sometimes known as proportional or...
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19th May
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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Red Book 2017In December 2017, FIDIC launched the second editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Book. This...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 19th May
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What is the relevance of the Base Date in the JCT Design and Build Contract?The Base Date is relevant in respect of a number of clauses in the JCT...
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19th May
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Interim payments in construction contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of what interim payments are, how the right to be paid (usually by...
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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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Time at large in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the concept of ‘time at large’ in relation to the completion of works under a...
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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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Early use and partial possessionTaking occupation before practical completionThe default position in most building contracts is that the contractor is...
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19th May
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NEC Professional Service ContractThe NEC Professional Service Contract (PSC) is a long form consultant appointment published as part of the NEC suite...
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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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Extensions of time under construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the circumstances in which a construction contract might entitle a...
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19th May
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The prevention principleThis Practice Note considers the meaning and nature of the prevention principle and its relevance to delay claims in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim James Seal 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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Termination on insolvency in construction contractsWhere a party to a construction contract becomes insolvent, the consequences of this insolvency are...
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Produced in partnership with DAC Beachcroft 11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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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 Gatehouse Chambers 11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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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31st Jul
Q&As
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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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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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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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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31st Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restrictions on ipso facto clausesBackground to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA...
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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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30th Jul
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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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Termination upon consultant’s insolvency 1 The Emp...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—contract signed by administrator on behalf of the company Signed by [insert name of administrator], administrator (without...
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26th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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26th Sep
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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]...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—contract signed by liquidator on behalf of the company Signed by [insert name of liquidator], liquidator (without...
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