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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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 9th Nov
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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 examines the extent to which contractors, sub-contractors and consultants have a duty to warn their employer of inadequacies that...
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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 9th Nov
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If a party is said to have ‘design liability’, it means that it bears legal responsibility for all or part of the design of a construction/engineering...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the programme is a contract document...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note identifies the key parties involved in most construction projects (including the employer, the contractor, the professional team of...
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9th Nov

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The question relates specifically to an obligation on the contractor to inform the employer that what he is asked to build does not comply with the...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 23rd Nov
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This Practice Note sets out key developments in relation to fire safety following the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017. Among other things, it...
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18th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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16th Nov
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The Building Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2214 (the Building Regulations) are made under the Building Act 1984 (BA 1984). They impose a set of minimum...
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5th Nov
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Updated in partnership with WSPLegislative backgroundThe Building Regulations 2010 (Building Regulations 2010), SI 2010/2214 set out the basis of...
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30th Sep
Q&As
Regulation 12(6) of the Building Regulations 2010 (the 2010 Regulations), SI 2010/2214 (SI 2010/2214, reg 12(6)) states that 'a person intending to...
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29th Sep
Q&As
To date, no Brexit statutory instrument (Brexit SI) has been made in respect of the Building Regulations 2010 (the Building Regulations), SI...
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29th Sep
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The local authority for the relevant area has a duty to enforce compliance with the building regulations. Where works have been carried out on a...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 29th Sep
Q&As
The Government’s Planning Portal explains that building regulations consent is required for all structural works, although there is an exemption if...
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Produced in partnership with Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 28th Sep
Q&As
As is set out in Practice Note: Fire safety developments following the Grenfell Tower fire, on 16 December 2019, RICS, the Building Societies...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Section 126 of the Building Act 1984 (BA 1984) is the general interpretation section of BA 1984. In it, ‘statutory undertakers’ is defined...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Fitzpatrick of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 28th Sep
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The content of this Practice Note is likely to be impacted by Brexit. See Implications of Brexit before for more information.This Practice Note...
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25th Sep

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