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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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Letters of intent—constructionWhat is a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to...
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19th May
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JCT Pre-Construction Services AgreementThe JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to...
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19th May
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Pre-construction services agreementsThis Practice Note explores the use of pre-construction services agreements (PCSAs) which are typically used in...
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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 and JCT contracts comparedThis Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a...
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19th May
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What is a design responsibility matrix?A design responsibility matrix is a tool used in construction projects to allocate responsibility for the...
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19th May
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Reasonable skill and care in construction contractsThis Practice Note considers the obligation for contractors and consultants providing services...
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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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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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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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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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Build Operate Transfer (BOT) contractsThe Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment,...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 19th May
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JCT contracts 2011—reference copiesThis document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the JCT 2011 standard form contracts. For our full...
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19th May
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JCT contracts—variationsThis Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the main forms of JCT contract. For a wider discussion on...
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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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