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Management contractingThis Practice Note provides an overview of Management Contracting and why this type of procurement is used.The most popular...
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19th May
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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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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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Prohibited or deleterious materialsWhat are prohibited or deleterious materials?Most building contracts, sub-contracts, consultants’ appointments 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 Supply ContractOverview of the NEC Supply ContractThe NEC Supply Contract, or ‘SC’, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice...
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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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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 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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Negligence in constructionWhile tort claims are not as common in construction projects as breach of contract claims, they do still arise and it is not...
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19th May
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Force majeure in construction contractsWhat is force majeure?Force majeure is used to describe an event that occurs which is beyond the control of the...
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19th May
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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Silver 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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Section 38 and section 278 Highways Act agreements—contractor’s perspectiveThis Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and...
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19th May
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Design and build procurementThis Practice Note explains what design and build (commonly referred to as ‘D&B’) procurement is. It also considers why an...
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19th May
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Introduction to the HGCRA 1996The need for legislation in the construction industryThroughout the 1980s and the early 1990s, the construction industry...
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19th May

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How much can a contractor claim from the employer if it suspends the works for non-payment?In short, there is no formula or rule for determining the...
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31st Jul
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If a construction project is under a JCT Intermediate Building Contract with Contractor’s Design 2016, is the employer entitled to withhold all of the...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 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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31st Jul
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Can wasted time be claimed as damages?When dealing with a claim for financial loss, a party may claim damages for wasted staff time if those staff...
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31st Jul
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What are preliminaries in a construction contract?What are prelims?‘Preliminaries’ in a construction contract, or ‘prelims’, is typically taken to...
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31st Jul
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What is the difference between 'uniquely identifiable' listed items and 'not uniquely identifiable' listed items?Listed Items are commonly included...
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31st Jul
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Would a clause in a sub-contract fall foul of HGCRA 1996, s 113 if it provided for the sub-contractor to be paid by the earlier of (i) the date when...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 31st Jul
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Could you direct me to any information regarding the validity of schedules, notices etc delivered under a Design and Build Contract 2011, when...
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31st Jul
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Are you aware of any examples of a contractor bringing adjudication proceedings to recover retention monies due to it?Retention is the name given to...
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31st Jul
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Are road maintenance works (such as verge, gulley and drain cleaning and grass cutting) ‘construction operations’ under the Housing Grants,...
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31st Jul
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How are head office overheads and loss of profit assessed as part of a contractor's claim for loss and expense?What is a claim for loss and...
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31st Jul
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My client wants to add a direct payment to sub-contractors clause in the building contract—what are the implications/risks?The employer on a...
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31st Jul
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Under the JCT Intermediate Sub-Contract 2011, are retention monies repaid following the Final Release Date even if defects exist?Under the JCT...
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31st Jul
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Is there a maximum time limit for which retention under a building contract can be withheld?Retention is the money retained from interim payments, by...
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31st Jul
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Is there any guidance on whether a pay less notice can specify a negative sum?The statutory basis of pay less notices is to be found in the Housing...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 31st Jul
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When does the title of off site materials that have been paid for by the contractor pass to the contractor under a standard JCT Design and Build...
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31st Jul
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How do clauses 1.8.2 and 4.24.6 of the JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 fit together? To avoid a final statement becoming conclusive, must...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul-Lateef Jinadu of Keating Chambers 31st Jul
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Can a party correct mistakes in a pay less notice in response to a final account claim?This Q&A looks at whether a party can correct mistakes in a pay...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 31st Jul
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What makes a valid retention of title clause?At its simplest, a retention of title clause is a provision in a contract which allows the seller to...
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31st Jul

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