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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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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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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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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 explains what liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs/LDs) are and their purpose in a building contract. It considers the...
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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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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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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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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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The UK nuclear market for construction industry supply chain members is significant. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority projected spend of £3.3bn...
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Produced in partnership with Foot Anstey 18th Jan
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The parties involved in an infrastructure project will depend upon the nature of the project and how it is procured and financed. Below are typical...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 18th Jan
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Infrastructure is a broad term encompassing a wide range of facilities from schools, hospitals, roads and railway lines to wind, electricity, waste...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 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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Produced in partnership with Silver Shemmings LLP 18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the key issues and risks which commonly arise on a major build project for an education provider, covering higher...
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Produced in partnership with Lucinda Baker of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the main agreements involved in an infrastructure project. The project documents discussed below will not be relevant to...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 18th Jan
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The global demand for public infrastructure, from roads and schools to energy projects, has lead to new and innovative ways of structuring the...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 18th Jan
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The National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016–2021 ('NIDP') was published by the Infrastructure and Projects Authority ('IPA') on 23 March 2016. It...
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18th Jan
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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the Building Schools for the Future government scheme the current Priority School Building Programme. It also looks at...
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Produced in partnership with Lucinda Baker of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 18th Jan
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Infrastructure procurement is the method by which the delivery of a facility is organised. This Practice Note focuses on the methods for organising...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 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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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co LLP 18th Jan
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IntroductionThis Practice Note provides a list of the key documents typically seen on financial completion of a merchant waste to energy project, with...
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15th Jan
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IntroductionThis Practice Note provides a list of the key documents typically seen on financial completion of an onshore wind farm or large scale...
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15th Jan
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The high level of demand, globally, for public infrastructure at a time when public revenues are restricted and banks are less willing to lend, has...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 8th Jan
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The UK rail network is the oldest in the world with over 1.7 billion people currently using the railways as a means of transport and over 17 billion...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co LLP 8th Jan
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The demand for public infrastructure at a time when public purse strings are tight, coupled with a lack of public sector expertise in delivering...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 8th 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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24th Dec
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This Practice Note includes a brief introduction to transport projects and sets out links to useful materials in relation to transport projects...
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24th Dec
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The Infrastructure BillThe coalition government's proposed Infrastructure Bill is intended to improve funding, planning management and maintenance of...
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24th Dec

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