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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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Loss and expenseClaims by contractors for loss and expense arising from a disturbance to progress of the works are one of the most debated and...
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19th May
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Net contribution clauses in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines net contribution clauses (sometimes known as proportional or...
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19th May
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FIDIC contracts—introduction to the Red Book 2017In December 2017, FIDIC launched the second editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Book. This...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 19th May
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What is the relevance of the Base Date in the JCT Design and Build Contract?The Base Date is relevant in respect of a number of clauses in the JCT...
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19th May
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Interim payments in construction contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of what interim payments are, how the right to be paid (usually by...
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19th May
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MF/1 Rev 6 (2014)Originally called 'Model Form A', 'MF/1' comprises Conditions of Contract for the design, supply and installation of electrical,...
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Produced in partnership with Penningtons Manches and Sarah Fox 19th May
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Time at large in construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the concept of ‘time at large’ in relation to the completion of works under a...
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19th May
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Sectional completionWhat is sectional completion?Where the construction contract splits the works into sections or parts, usually to be started at...
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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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NEC Professional Service ContractThe NEC Professional Service Contract (PSC) is a long form consultant appointment published as part of the NEC suite...
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19th May
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The Scheme for Construction Contracts This Practice Note looks at the Scheme for Construction Contracts, as contained in:•the schedule to the Scheme...
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19th May
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Extensions of time under construction contractsThis Practice Note examines the circumstances in which a construction contract might entitle a...
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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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Duty to warnThis Practice Note examines the extent to which contractors, sub-contractors and consultants have a duty to warn their employer of...
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19th May

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Introduction to UK energy projects for construction lawyersThe energy industry comprises a range of sub-sectors including coal, oil, gas, renewable...
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Produced in partnership with Clarke Willmott LLP 11th Aug
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Change protocols in PFI/PF2IP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law as...
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11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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Performance security in energy projectsIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in...
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Produced in partnership with Clarke Willmott LLP 11th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Lucinda Baker of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 11th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Karen Clarke of CMS 11th Aug
Precedents
Form of Contractor Direct Agreement in favour of a lender (for use on infrastructure and energy projects)This DIRECT Agreement is made on [insert...
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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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Waste to energy infrastructure projects—an introductionHistorically, the main treatment route for waste in the UK has been landfill, primarily due to...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 11th Aug
Q&As
How would the Infrastructure Bill affect the construction industry?The Infrastructure BillThe coalition government's proposed Infrastructure Bill is...
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11th Aug
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Does the HGCRA 1996 apply to operation and maintenance contracts in respect of power-generating facilities?The Housing Grants, Construction and...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 11th Aug
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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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10th Aug
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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 4th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Project Finance 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Australia; China;...
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31st Jul
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Getting the Deal Through: Energy Disputes 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; Bulgaria;...
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31st Jul
Q&As
What is a direct agreement? Is it different to a warranty'>collateral warranty?If a party with an interest in a construction project has directly...
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31st Jul
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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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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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