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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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Sub-Contractor warranty'>Collateral Warranty in Favour of a Beneficiary with optional step in rightsThis Deed is made on [insert date] day of [insert...
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23rd Sep
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Sub-Contractor warranty'>Collateral Warranty in favour of a Beneficiary with optional step-in rights—Sub-Contractor friendlyThis Deed is made on...
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23rd Sep
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Is a main contractor liable to the customer for the fraudulent actions of its sub-contractor in performing sub-contracted services to the...
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13th Sep
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What is the VAT treatment of a sub-contractor supplying materials to a contractor to be used in the construction of a zero rated new dwelling?A supply...
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16th Aug
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VAT—the reverse charge for building workThis Practice Note is about the VAT reverse charge for building and construction work, which has applied since...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 16th Aug
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Introduction to project bank accountsWhat are project bank accounts?Project bank accounts are ring-fenced bank accounts set up for construction...
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11th Aug
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PFI/PF2—the Construction Sub-contractThis Practice Note examines the Construction Sub-contract between Project Co and the Construction Sub-contractor...
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11th Aug
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'Pay when paid' and 'paid when certified' clausesThis Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 11th Aug
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Sub-contractor third party rights memorandum (tenant or purchaser without step-in rights)—Sub-contractor friendly1Sub-Contractor warranties and...
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11th Aug
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Sub-contractor third party rights memorandum (employer, funder or purchaser with step-in rights)1Sub-Contractor warranties and undertakings1.1The...
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11th Aug
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Sub-contractor third party rights memorandum (tenant or purchaser without step-in rights)1Sub-Contractor warranties and undertakings1.1The...
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11th Aug
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Generic short form of construction sub-contractSub-contract agreement[Name of main contractor] (the Main Contractor), Company number: [insert Main...
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11th Aug
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IChemE ‘Yellow Book’ (4th Edition) and ‘Brown Book’ (3rd Edition)This Practice Note examines the 2013 editions of the IChemE Yellow Book (4th Edition)...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Jansen of Keystone Law 11th Aug
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Sub-contractor third party rights memorandum (employer, funder or purchaser with step-in rights)—Sub-contractor friendly1Sub-Contractor warranties and...
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11th Aug
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Sub-contracts—stepping down a building contractThis Practice Note looks at the process of producing a construction sub-contract, often referred to as...
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11th Aug
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Early payment facilitiesWhat is an early payment facility?An 'early payment facility' (EPF), or 'supplier finance scheme', is an arrangement set up by...
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11th Aug
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Construction insolvency—how to spot problems and how to protect yourself—sub-contractorsThis Practice Note is intended to provide advice to...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 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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What is the position in tort where a subcontractor who, acting for a main contractor, commits an act which causes the employer to suffer loss? Under...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Morrissy 31st Jul
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Can poor or incorrect administration of a sub-contract invalidate that sub-contract?Administration of the sub-contractThe general duties and...
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31st Jul

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