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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 Practice Note examines the Construction Sub-contract between Project Co and the Construction Sub-contractor (also referred to as the Construction...
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18th Jan
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AbandonDescribes a situation where the contractor stops carrying out the works for a prolonged and consecutive period of days (eg 20 business days) or...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out an introduction to some of the most common agreements and documents within a PFI/PF2 project. The particular documents...
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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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This Practice Note considers the purpose of a direct agreement specifically in the context of a PFI or PF2 project. It looks at the different direct...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the key parties typically involved in a PFI or PF2 project. It considers the roles of parties in the public sector, of...
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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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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 15th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the standardisation of contracts in relation to PFI and PF2, and considers the practical use of model form...
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Produced in partnership with Foot Anstey LLP, revised in partnership with CMS 8th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the Compensation Event and Relief Event regimes under the Project Agreement in relation to a PFI or PF2 project. It looks...
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6th Dec
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This Practice Note provides a broad introduction to the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). It looks at what PFI is, the structure of a typical PFI...
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6th Dec
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This Practice Note explains how a PFI or PF2 project can be terminated. It also looks at the consequences of termination, the risks associated with...
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6th Dec
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This Practice Note looks at parallel loan agreements in PFI and PF2 projects. It considers the background to such agreements (arising out of the...
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6th Dec
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This Practice Note examines equivalent project relief (EPR) in PFI and PF2 projects. It considers the purpose of such clauses, the anatomy of an EPR...
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6th Dec
Q&As
If a party with an interest in a construction project has directly employed either the building contractor, a professional consultant or a...
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6th Dec

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