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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 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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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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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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Claims by contractors for loss and expense arising from a disturbance to progress of the works are one of the most debated and contentious areas of...
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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19th Apr
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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017,...
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19th Apr
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Introduction to the EU legal systemThe EU legal system is sui generis—there is no other legal system it can be compared to, though it draws elements...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 19th Apr
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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 15th Apr
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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU...
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 15th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with the enforcement of judgments...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the implications of IP completion day in relation to contract breach and remedies. The implementation period put in place...
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9th Apr
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What is the World Trade Organization (WTO)?The WTO administers the WTO trade agreements which govern trade between states. It is also a forum for...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryant of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Rachel Chaplin of DLA Piper looks at the potential impact of Brexit related...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 July 2017...
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8th Apr
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What are fluctuations?Fluctuations provisions are clauses in construction contracts which allow the contract sum to be adjusted to take account of...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 3 November...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach an agreement for the enforcement of judgments following the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers the situation at the end of the implementation period...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach an...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and concepts with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 8th Apr
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
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8th Apr
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Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory instruments (Brexit SIs) are formally laid in...
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8th Apr

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