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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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FIDIC contracts 2017—termination by the ContractorThis Practice Note considers termination by the Contractor under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 3rd Sep
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FIDIC contracts 2017—termination by the EmployerThis Practice Note considers termination by the Employer under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Tyson of Corbett & Co 18th Aug
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JCT contracts—timeThis Practice Note considers the Contractor’s obligations in relation to time under the JCT 2011 and 2016 contracts. It looks at...
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13th Aug
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PPC2000—Pricing and RiskPricing under PPC2000Pricing under the PPC2000 Partnering Contract follows a two stage process which is intended to lead to...
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Produced in partnership with David Gwillim of Pitmans 12th Aug
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JCT contracts—price and paymentThis Practice Note provides an overview as to how the contract price is calculated in JCT contracts and how it may be...
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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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JCT Public Sector SupplementThe JCT Public Sector Supplement was first published in September 2011, with a revised version published in December 2011...
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11th Aug
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Construction Industry Model Arbitration Rules (CIMAR)Development of the rulesCIMAR is the acronym for the Construction Industry Model Arbitration...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 11th Aug
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IChemE Conditions 5th Edition—'Red Book'The Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) first published the Model Form of Conditions of Contract for...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Jansen of Keystone Law 11th Aug
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Special Conditions: Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Form of Contract—Lump Sum Contracts, the Red Book, fifth edition (2013)Special...
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11th Aug
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ICC Target Cost Version 2018The Infrastructure Conditions of Contract (ICC) for Civil Engineering Works originated in 1945 as the ICE Conditions of...
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Produced in partnership with Keystone Law 11th Aug
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Form of Agreement—NEC3 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Stop press: The NEC4 suite of contracts was...
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11th Aug
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NEC contracts—dispute resolutionThis Practice Note considers the dispute resolution procedure under the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, including discussions...
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11th Aug
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Schedule of Amendments to JCT Design and Build Contract 2011 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.The Contract...
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11th Aug
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Schedule of Amendments to JCT Standard Building Contract With Approximate Quantities 2016The Contract comprises the completed Standard Building...
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11th Aug
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Schedule of Amendments to JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2016Schedule of amendments to the jct minor works building contract 2016 The Contract...
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11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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JCT Pre-Construction Services AgreementThe JCT Pre-Construction Services Agreement was launched in 2008. A revised edition was published in 2011 to...
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11th Aug
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Schedule of Amendments to JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2011 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.The...
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