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What is the difference between joint insured, co-insured and composite insured?In financing and construction documentation for development projects it...
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19th May
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NEC and JCT contracts comparedThis Practice Note examines some of the key areas where the NEC3 and NEC4 standard form construction contracts take a...
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19th May
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Retention bondsA retention bond is a particular form of performance bond usually written as an 'on demand' instrument. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Kennedys 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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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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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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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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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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The contractor's programmeThis Practice Note considers the status of the programme in a construction contract, what difference it makes if the...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Pricing structures in construction contractsThis Practice Note compares the pricing structures most commonly used in construction contracts. It...
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19th May
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JCT contracts—variationsThis Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the main forms of JCT contract. For a wider discussion on...
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19th May
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Introduction to the HGCRA 1996The need for legislation in the construction industryThroughout the 1980s and the early 1990s, the construction industry...
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19th May

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How much can a contractor claim from the employer if it suspends the works for non-payment?In short, there is no formula or rule for determining the...
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31st Jul
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Under the JCT and NEC contracts, is the contractor entitled to an extension of time if construction works are delayed due to the impact of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Morrisey of Clyde and Co 31st Jul
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Is there any case law or guidance on claiming damages (including loss of profit) in a defects claim where the parties are using an NEC contract?When...
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31st Jul
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Is there any case law or guidance on what is meant by ‘civil commotion’ in the context of force majeure clauses in an NEC contract?Force majeure is...
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31st Jul
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Which standard form construction contracts are available on LexisNexis?Reference copies of the following contracts are available on LexisNexis as...
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31st Jul
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NEC4 contracts—what’s changed? [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note summarises the...
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30th Jul
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NEC Professional Service Short ContractOverview of the NEC Professional Service Short ContractThe NEC Professional Service/Services Short Contract, or...
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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—compensation event regimeThis Practice Note considers compensation events in the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, the occurrence of which may...
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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—interpreting the list of compensation events (clause 60)This Practice Note examines and provides commentary on the list of compensation...
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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—role of the Project ManagerThis Practice Note considers the role of the ‘Project Manager’ under the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts. It looks...
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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—variationsThis Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC). For a...
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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—insuranceThis Practice Note considers the allocation of risks and the insurance requirements in the NEC Engineering and Construction...
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30th Jul
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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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30th Jul
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NEC Term Service Short ContractOverview of the NEC Term Service Short ContractThe NEC Term Service Short Contract, or TSSC, is part of the NEC3 and...
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30th Jul
Precedents
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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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—key considerationsThis Practice Note identifies key considerations within the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, looks at how the NEC suite...
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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—Multiparty Collaboration (Option X12)This Practice Note looks at Option X12 of the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, entitled ‘Multiparty...
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30th Jul
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NEC contracts—price and paymentThis Practice Note looks at how payments are made and how the contract price is calculated under the NEC Engineering...
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30th Jul
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NEC4 PSC—Form of Agreement and Z clausesAgreement in relation to [insert brief details of the works/project] at [insert address of works]...
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30th Jul

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