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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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BREEAM key requirementsWhat is BREEAM?The Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is a method for evaluating...
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Produced in partnership with Author of the WSP Group 31st Jul
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Ground conditions in construction projectsThis Practice Note looks at ground conditions in construction and engineering projects. It considers...
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Produced in partnership with Tim James Seal 30th Jul
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The following questions and issues should be at the forefront of a lawyer’s mind when advising in relation to an internal investigation...
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8th Jan
Precedents
Anti-bribery 1 Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010 [and all other applicable UK legislation, regulations and...
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26th Sep
Precedents
Anti-bribery (long form) 1 Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010 [and associated guidance published by the...
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26th Sep
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Is risk assessment overseen at the highest level in the company? In order to show top level commitment to anti-bribery measures, a...
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25th Sep
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Businesses and their employees must be alert to indicators of corruption. The following checklist identifies indicators of corruption...
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25th Sep
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• Has your company got a clear and forthright code of ethics which explicitly refers to a zero tolerance of bribery and corruption? This...
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25th Sep
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• Any agent or representative of a business should be subject to due diligence • The company will have to make their own inquiries...
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25th Sep
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• Does the company have a due diligence policy which covers all parties to a business relationship, including the company's supply...
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25th Sep

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