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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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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 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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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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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 examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a different approach to the JCT...
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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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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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What is a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to mobilise a contractor before...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 12th Jan

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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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15th May
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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 15th May
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Infrastructure projects—forms of construction contractsInfrastructure is a broad term encompassing a wide range of facilities from schools, hospitals,...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 15th May
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Construction projects in the education sectorThis Practice Note considers the key issues and risks which commonly arise on a major build project for...
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Produced in partnership with Lucinda Baker of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 15th May
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Construction projects in the defence sectorThis Practice Note looks at construction and engineering projects in the defence sector. It provides...
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Produced in partnership with Silver Shemmings LLP 15th May
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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 15th May
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Rail infrastructure contractsThe UK rail network is the oldest in the world with over 1.7 billion people currently using the railways as a means of...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 15th May
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Infrastructure projects—project structureThe global demand for public infrastructure, from roads and schools to energy projects, has lead to new and...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 15th May
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Concession contracts—materials and resourcesA concession is a form of public private partnership (PPP). It is a long term contractual arrangement...
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15th May
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Nuclear sector projectsThe UK nuclear market for construction industry supply chain members is significant. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority...
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Produced in partnership with Foot Anstey 15th May
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Infrastructure projects—partiesThe parties involved in an infrastructure project will depend upon the nature of the project and how it is procured and...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 15th May
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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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15th May
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Building Schools for the Future/Priority School Building ProgrammeThis Practice Note considers the Building Schools for the Future government scheme...
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Produced in partnership with Lucinda Baker of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 15th May
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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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15th May
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DBO contractsThe demand for public infrastructure at a time when public purse strings are tight, coupled with a lack of public sector expertise in...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 15th 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 15th May
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Waste to energy infrastructure projects—an introductionIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 15th May
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Infrastructure and energy projects trackerThis Practice Note tracks recent developments relating to certain high-profile UK infrastructure and energy...
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15th May
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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 15th May
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13th May

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