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It is common in construction projects for defects to manifest or appear in the works. Most construction contracts require the contractor to return to...
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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 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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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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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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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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If a party is said to have ‘design liability’, it means that it bears legal responsibility for all or part of the design of a construction/engineering...
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9th Nov
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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 identifies the key parties involved in most construction projects (including the employer, the contractor, the professional team of...
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9th Nov

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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 2018...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Construction case tracker is a list of key judgments from 2017 considered...
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26th Sep
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The UK government has provided guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK and advises certain groups of people to self-isolate...
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26th Sep
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 December 2013 and is not maintained.Michael Sergeant of Holman Fenwick Willan...
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26th Sep
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 October 2014 and is not maintained.Many contractors may still be tendering for...
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26th Sep
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 September 2014 and is not maintained.With less than 18 months to go before roll...
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26th Sep
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 March 2015 and is not maintained.Robin Wood and Ann Levin of Herbert Smith...
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26th Sep
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This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 5 August 2016 and is not maintained.Jo Bindley of Pinsent Masons explains what is...
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26th Sep
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Retained EU law is a concept introduced by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) in preparation for Brexit, creating a...
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25th Sep

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