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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 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 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 looks at the SBCC (Scottish Building Contract Committee) standard forms of contract and the key differences between them and the...
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Produced in partnership with MacRoberts LLP 12th Jan
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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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A variation (sometimes referred to as a change) is an alteration to the scope of work originally specified in the contract, whether by way of an...
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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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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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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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This Practice Note identifies some of the key differences between adjudication and litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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Practical completion marks the end of the construction period of a project, when the works are 'finished' and the employer can occupy and/or use them....
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9th Nov
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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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Build to Rent schemes—key featuresThis Practice Note:•discusses the development of the large scale private rented sector (PRS)•considers the...
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15th May
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Real estate finance—conditions precedent and the mechanics of drawdown in development facilitiesMany of the usual conditions precedent (CPs) for a...
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15th May
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Real estate finance—taking security over the key development contractsThe development documents are key to any real estate finance transaction...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyers—collateral warranties and third party rightsIn an agreement for lease which provides for construction...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyers—time issuesDelay in completion of the landlord’s works can be of far greater concern to a tenant than...
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15th May
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Development documents—introductionProcurement structureAs shown in the Development procurement structure—chart the relationship between the third...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyersAn agreement for lease is an agreement entered into by a property owner or landlord and a tenant, under...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyers—defects and dispute resolutionThis Practice Note looks at how an agreement for lease with development...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyers—practical completionUnder an agreement for lease which contains development obligations, the tenant’s...
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15th May
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Role of the project monitorWhen a bank or other finance provider decides to provide funding for a construction or development project, it will often...
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15th May
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Lender protection on construction projects—introductory guideWhen providing finance for any development or construction project, the lender (or...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyers—variationsVariations to the agreed drawings and specifications are usually needed on all major...
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15th May
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Construction documents—key issues for lender's lawyersOn every construction project which requires external funding, the lender will appoint its own...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyers—development obligationsFrom a construction lawyer's perspective, whether acting for a developer/landlord...
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15th May
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New home warrantiesThis Practice Note looks at the principal types of policy or guarantee (other than latent defects insurance) that are currently on...
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15th May
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Facility agreements—construction provisionsThe facility agreement is the principal document in the suite of documents which is needed for the...
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15th May
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Agreements for lease for construction lawyers—tenant inspectionsIn an agreement for lease which includes construction obligations, the landlord will...
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15th May
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Third party interests in construction projectsIn a construction project, the contractor’s contractual relationship under the building contract is only...
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15th May
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The construction due diligence processThis Practice Note looks at the construction due diligence process and how a construction lawyer will be...
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15th May
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Structure of a facility agreement for construction projectsWhat is a facility agreement?Many construction projects, particularly larger ones, require...
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