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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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11th Aug
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Report on construction documentation[insert name of property]Executive summary[insert a general summary of the construction documents/highlight any...
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11th Aug
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11th Aug
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Letter to developer client at the start of development projectTo: [insert client name and address]Date: [insert date]Dear [contact name][Project...
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11th Aug
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11th Aug
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11th Aug
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11th Aug
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11th Aug
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What are the potential risks to a buyer of a new-build property if the developer does not have National House Building Council or equivalent?It is a...
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11th Aug
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Forward funding agreementDate [date]Parties1[name of Fund] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose...
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10th Aug
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Agreement for lease—landlord to carry out minor works incorporating the Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition)date...
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10th Aug
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Development management agreementdate [date]Parties1[name of the Company] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number...
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10th Aug
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Step-in rights clause1 1.1The Developer agrees that it shall not without first giving the Funder not less than [28] days written notice exercise any...
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10th Aug
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Property development agreementDate [date]Parties1[name of Owner] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number]...
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