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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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What is a letter of intent?Letters of intent are used in construction and engineering projects to allow the employer to mobilise a contractor before...
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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 examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a different approach to the JCT...
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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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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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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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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtPrinciples of natural justiceIf an adjudicator breaches the rules of natural justice during the adjudication...
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9th Nov
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The JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to incorporate the amendments to the Housing...
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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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Produced in association with 4 Pump CourtParties to a 'construction contract' have the right to refer any dispute that has crystallised to...
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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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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Walker Morris 13th Nov
Q&As
We have assumed that your query relates to the procurement of an above-threshold contract by a public authority governed by the Public Contracts...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 12th Nov
Practice notes
The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 (PS(SV)A 2012) requires contracting authorities to consider how they can improve the social impact of...
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7th Oct
Q&As
This Q&A covers procurements carried out under Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102 and where the request to clarify the bid has...
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29th Sep
Q&As
A contracting authority might wish to invite a bidder to correct a mistake in a tender submission for a public contract. Such a correction might serve...
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Produced in partnership with Brendan Ryan of Norton Rose Fulbright 29th Sep
Q&As
Pursuant to regulation 95 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, SI 2015/102 (PCR 2015) (PCR 2015, SI 2015/102, reg 95), the award of a public...
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Produced in partnership with Brendan Ryan of Norton Rose Fulbright 29th Sep
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Although pre-procurement engagement with the market is not a new feature of public procurement, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, SI 2015/102...
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Produced in partnership with Brendan Ryan of Norton Rose Fulbright 29th Sep
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We have assumed that:‘This query relates to the competitive procedure with negotiation under regulation 29 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015,...
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29th Sep
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In conducting our research we have focussed on public procurement under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102.How does Brexit...
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29th Sep
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If a contracting authority’s standard form contracts do not already contain provisions which allow for termination in the circumstances specified in...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Bassett of Dentons UKMEA LLP 29th Sep
Q&As
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102, reg 57, sets out mandatory and discretionary grounds for exclusion of economic...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware and Marina Javed of Browne Jacobson 29th Sep
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In conducting our research, we have focussed on public procurement under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102.Standstill...
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29th Sep
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Application of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102, implement the Public Contracts...
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29th Sep
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Concessions Contracts Regulations 2016 rules on modification of concession contracts during their termThe rules regarding modifications to concession...
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29th Sep
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What is the scope of application for the standard selection questionnaire?The ‘Standard Selection Questionnaire’ section in Practice Note:...
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29th Sep
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The EU Procurement Directives provide that they shall apply to contracts where the estimated value of the contract is no less than the financial...
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29th Sep
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Variation of public contractsThe Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102, reg 72 is aimed at clarifying the extent to which...
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29th Sep
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A well-known problem amongst procurement professionals is the difficulty presented by the obligation under regulation 53 of the Public Contracts...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Bassett of Dentons UKMEA LLP 29th Sep
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What is a DPS?A Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) allows a contracting authority to purchase goods, services and works for which they have a regular...
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29th Sep

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