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This Practice Note identifies some of the key differences between adjudication and litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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What is a target cost contract?A target cost contract is a type of cost reimbursable contract under which the contractor is paid the ‘actual cost’...
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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 looks at Employer’s Requirements (also referred to as ERs) within a building contract. It explains what Employer’s Requirements are...
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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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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 explains what liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs/LDs) are and their purpose in a building contract. It considers the...
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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 12th Jan
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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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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 12th Jan
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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 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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 October...
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18th Jan
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IntroductionThis Practice Note examines design under the 1999 editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Books, the Gold Book 2008 and the Pink Book 2010....
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown International LLP 18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines variations under the 1999 editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Books, the Gold Book 2008 and the Pink Book 2010. For...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown International LLP 18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers compensation events in the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, the occurrence of which may entitle the Contractor to additional time...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the dispute resolution procedure under the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, including discussions between Senior Representatives,...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the insurance provisions in the main forms of JCT contract. It focuses on the Contractor’s liabilities and obligations to...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note contrasts and compares key features of the FIDIC 2017 and NEC4 contracts. It focuses on the NEC4 Engineering and Construction...
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Produced in partnership with Ashurst 18th Jan
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What is the NEC Term Service Contract?The NEC Term Service Contract, or TSC, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice Note: NEC...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines performance and testing under the 1999 editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Books, the Gold Book 2008 and the Pink Book...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown International LLP 18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the position under the 1999 editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Books, the Gold Book 2008 and the Pink Book 2010. In...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown International LLP 18th Jan
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The JCT Public Sector Supplement was first published in September 2011, with a revised version published in December 2011 to respond to the amendments...
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18th Jan
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Following publication of the Conditions of Contract for Process Plants for Lump Sum Contracts in 1968, the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) in...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Jansen of Keystone Law 18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the type of construction projects that the NEC contracts are intended to be used for and the key features of the NEC3 and...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note contrasts and compares key features of the FIDIC 1999 and NEC4 contracts. It focuses on the NEC4 Engineering and Construction...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note explains who the JCT are and provides an overview of the most commonly used standard form building contracts that they...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction 1999, commonly known as the FIDIC Red Book 1999.FIDIC published a new...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 18th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the performance and testing provisions of the 2017 editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Books. It looks at testing...
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18th Jan
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Overview of the NEC Professional Service Short ContractThe NEC Professional Service/Services Short Contract, or PSSC, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the main forms of JCT contract. For a wider discussion on variations, including...
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18th Jan
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IntroductionThis Practice Note looks at Variations under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books published in 2017 (the 2017 suite). For guidance on...
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18th Jan

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