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JCT collateral warrantiesA warranty'>collateral warranty is a contract which is collateral to, or sits alongside, the underlying or primary contract...
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19th May
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Differences between adjudication and other forms of dispute resolutionThis Practice Note identifies some of the key differences between adjudication...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 19th May
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Prohibited or deleterious materialsWhat are prohibited or deleterious materials?Most building contracts, sub-contracts, consultants’ appointments and...
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19th May
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Letters of intent—constructionWhat is a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to...
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19th May
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Responsibility for Employer's RequirementsThis Practice Note looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It...
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19th May
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Pre-construction services agreementsThis Practice Note explores the use of pre-construction services agreements (PCSAs) which are typically used in...
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19th May
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Step-in rights in a warranty'>collateral warrantyIt is standard practice in construction projects for the contractor, key sub-contractors and...
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19th May
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Construction contract documentsIn most cases, a construction contract will incorporate a number of documents that all work together to set out the...
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19th May
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NEC Supply ContractOverview of the NEC Supply ContractThe NEC Supply Contract, or ‘SC’, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice...
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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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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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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 Notice of AdjudicationProduced in association with 4 Pump CourtA Notice of Adjudication is the first step in commencing an adjudication. This...
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19th May
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Force majeure in construction contractsWhat is force majeure?Force majeure is used to describe an event that occurs which is beyond the control of the...
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19th May
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'Pay when paid' and 'paid when certified' clausesThis Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction...
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Produced in partnership with Womble Bond Dickinson 19th May

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Keeping planning permission aliveCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s...
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31st Jul
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Environmental impact assessments—key pointsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the...
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31st Jul
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Planning conditions—key pointsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s...
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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Heritage issues in determining planning applicationsStatutory duty to consider heritage impacts in determining planning applicationsSection 66 of the...
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31st Jul
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Listed building regime and listed building consentCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the...
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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Highways obstructions—building works, scaffolding and skipsPlacing scaffolding, hoardings or skips on the highway (including pavements) is an...
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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The National Planning Policy FrameworkSTOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the new NPPF published on 20 July 2021.Versions of...
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31st Jul
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Planning obligations—key pointsThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: The statutory test for section 106 agreements and...
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31st Jul
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Permission for nationally significant infrastructure projectsThe Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) received Royal Assent on 26 November 2008. PA 2008...
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31st Jul
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Drafting section 106 agreements—practical advice for developersAgreements made under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990)...
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31st Jul
Precedents
Precedent s 106 agreementAGREEMENTrelating toSection 106 of the Town And Country Planning Act 1990 [and [insert other legislation]] in relation to the...
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Produced in partnership with Dalee Kaur of Bevan Brittan LLP 30th Jul
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Section 38 and section 278 Highways Act agreements—contractor’s perspectiveThis Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and...
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30th Jul
Q&As
Can a contractor start building before planning permission is granted?Occasionally, an employer/developer might ask its contractor to start building...
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