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Responsibility for Employer's RequirementsThis Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It...
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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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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 Supply ContractOverview of the NEC Supply ContractThe NEC Supply Contract, or ‘SC’, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice...
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19th May
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What is a variation on a construction project?A variation (sometimes referred to as a change) is an alteration to the scope of work originally...
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19th May
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JCT contracts 2016—reference copiesThis document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the JCT 2016 standard form contracts. For our full...
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19th May
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Oversail licencesWhy have an oversail licence on a construction project?Under English law, the freehold owner of land will usually own the air space...
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19th May
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SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contractThis Practice Note looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee)...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 19th May
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Early use and partial possessionTaking occupation before practical completionThe default position in most building contracts is that the contractor is...
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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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Force majeure in construction contractsWhat is force majeure?Force majeure is used to describe an event that occurs which is beyond the control of the...
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19th May
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MF/2 Rev 2 (1999)'MF/2' is one of the suite of Model Forms published on behalf of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the...
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19th May
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The contractor's programmeThis Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the...
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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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Section 38 and section 278 Highways Act agreements—contractor’s perspectiveThis Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and...
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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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Key issues in operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts for renewable energy projectsOverviewOperation and maintenance (O&M) of renewable energy...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Brufal and Robert Currall of Gowling WLG 31st Jul
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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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31st Jul
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Projects lawyers’ completion documents list—waste to energy projects (merchant)—with document explanationsIntroductionThis Practice Note provides a...
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31st Jul
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Guide to insolvency in PFI/PF2 projectsThis Practice Note is a guide to insolvency in PFI/PF2 projects. The aim of this Practice Note is to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 31st Jul
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Balance of plant agreements in wind farm projects—OverviewScope of this noteThis note provides an overview of Balance of Plant (BOP) Agreements in the...
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31st Jul
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What is the Green Deal?The Green Deal is a scheme, originally designed by the government, now backed by private investors, that enables individuals...
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31st Jul
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Starting a claim in an energy dispute—a practical guideThere are numerous potential complexities involved in disputes arising within the energy...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 30th Jul
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Projects lawyers’ completion documents list—onshore wind farm and ground mounted solar projects—with document explanationsIntroductionThis Practice...
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30th Jul
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Energy storage—construction issuesBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it had entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Streeter and Madi Dacey of Eversheds-Sutherland 30th Jul
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Funding models for infrastructureThe high level of demand, globally, for public infrastructure at a time when public revenues are restricted and banks...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 30th Jul
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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 30th Jul
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Termination of PFI/PF2 contractsThis Practice Note explains how a PFI or PF2 project can be terminated. It also looks at the consequences of...
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30th Jul
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Infrastructure projects—project documentsThis Practice Note examines the main agreements involved in an infrastructure project. The project documents...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 30th Jul
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PFI/PF2—the Construction Sub-contractThis Practice Note examines the Construction Sub-contract between Project Co and the Construction Sub-contractor...
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30th Jul
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Infrastructure projects—procurementInfrastructure procurement is the method by which the delivery of a facility is organised. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 30th Jul
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Transport projects—materials and resourcesThis Practice Note includes a brief introduction to transport projects and sets out links to useful...
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30th Jul
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The National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016–2021The National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016–2021 ('NIDP') was published by the Infrastructure...
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30th Jul
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Parallel loan agreements in PFI/PF2 projectsThis Practice Note looks at parallel loan agreements in PFI and PF2 projects. It considers the background...
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30th Jul
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Great Britain electricity interconnector projects—construction contractsThis Practice Note examines some key issues in the construction arrangements...
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30th Jul
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Facilities Management—contractual issuesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Clarke of CMS 30th Jul

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