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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtPrinciples of natural justiceIf an adjudicator breaches the rules of natural justice during the adjudication...
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9th Nov
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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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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 looks at the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design Build 1999, commonly known as the FIDIC Yellow Book 1999.FIDIC...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 12th Jan
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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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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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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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It is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and consultants (referred to in this Practice Note as...
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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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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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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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In December 2017, FIDIC launched the second editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Book. This Practice Note is an introduction to the FIDIC Silver...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the concept of ‘time at large’ in relation to the completion of works under a construction contract, including what time...
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9th Nov
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Practical completion marks the end of the construction period of a project, when the works are 'finished' and the employer can occupy and/or use them....
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9th Nov
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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines why parties involved in a construction project may enter into an escrow agreement (or escrow deed) to set up an escrow...
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9th Nov

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Brexit—arbitration law and practice in England and WalesThis Practice Note considers key actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the...
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16th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—PlanningThe impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures on national and local planning services could cause delay in respect of...
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15th May
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The National Infrastructure CommissionRole of the National Infrastructure CommissionThe National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) was set up on an...
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15th May
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Build to Rent schemes—key featuresThis Practice Note:•discusses the development of the large scale private rented sector (PRS)•considers the...
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15th May
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No deal Brexit—enforcement of judgments [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach an agreement...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 15th May
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Brexit post implementation period—CPR changesThis Practice Note sets out the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules set out in The Civil Procedure...
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15th May
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No deal Brexit—jurisdiction (EU Member States and the Brussels regime) [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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15th May
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Brexit—applicable law [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for...
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15th May
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List of EU member states and official languagesMembership of the European Union has steadily grown since its founding members formed the European Coal...
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15th May
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Brexit—enforcement of judgments [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for...
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15th May
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No deal Brexit—applicable law [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers the situation...
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15th May
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Brexit—jurisdiction [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing...
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15th May
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No deal Brexit—jurisdiction (UK and the Brussels regime) [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice...
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15th May
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No deal Brexit—jurisdiction (UK and the Lugano Convention) [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This...
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15th May
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Will the pendulum swing to arbitration? (2014) 25 5 Cons.Law 32 [Archived]This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 June...
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15th May
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Danger of over wide liability limits (2014) 25 2 Cons.Law 17 [Archived]This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 March...
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15th May
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Fluctuations in construction contractsWhat are fluctuations?Fluctuations provisions are clauses in construction contracts thatallow the contract sum...
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15th May
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FIDIC contracts (pre-2017 editions)—timeThis Practice Note examines the position under the 1999 editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Books, the Gold...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 15th May
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JCT contracts—timeThis Practice Note considers the Contractor’s obligations in relation to time under the JCT 2011 and 2016 contracts. It looks at...
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15th May
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Construction horizon scanner—2018 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Construction horizon scanner...
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15th May

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