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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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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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This Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It explains what Employer’s Requirements are...
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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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While tort claims are not as common in construction projects as breach of contract claims, they do still arise and it is not uncommon for a claimant...
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtParties to a 'construction contract' have the right to refer any dispute that has crystallised to...
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9th Nov
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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 Q&A briefly outlines the key Brexit-related legislation announced by the UK government, highlighting legislation passed, progressing and pending...
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2nd Feb
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This Practice Note lists key cases concerning the construction contract payment provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act...
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22nd Jan
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This Practice Note sets out some of the key and/or recent cases that deal with heads of losses which are commonly claimed in construction disputes,...
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18th Jan
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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 October...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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 September...
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18th Jan
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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 November...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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 November...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers compensation events in the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, the occurrence of which may entitle the Contractor to additional time...
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18th Jan
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 6 June 2016 and is not maintained.Barristers Catherine Piercy and Andy Creer of...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines some of the key issues affecting construction contracts as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and how these...
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18th Jan
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Claims by contractors for time and/or money are a common feature of construction projects. A claim for time refers to a claim for an extension of time...
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18th Jan
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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 June 2018...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines statutory and contractual rights to suspend performance of obligations under a construction contract, which principally...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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 November...
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18th Jan
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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...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 May 2014 and is not maintained.Contractor insolvencies are expected to continue...
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18th Jan

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