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NEC contracts guidance:

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 March 2017 and is not...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.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 April 2017 and is not...

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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 Contract (ECC) and the...

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[Stop press: The NEC4 suite of contracts was published in June 2017. See Precedent: Form of Agreement—NEC4] Agreement in relation to [insert brief details of the...

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Agreement in relation to [insert brief details of the works/project] at [insert address of works] (Incorporating (inter alia) the NEC4 Engineering and Construction...

Precedents

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 2011 and 2016...

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This Practice Note identifies some of the common pitfalls within the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, and considers how they can be avoided. It focuses on the provisions of the...

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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 and/or money. It...

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Some suites of construction contracts include separate forms of contract to be used where the contractor is to take responsibility for designing, as well as building, the...

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This Practice Note considers the dispute resolution procedure under the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, including discussions between Senior Representatives, adjudication,...

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NEC terminology Practitioners who are new to the NEC contracts may find the below explanations of terms used in the NEC ECC useful, as there are many terms used in these...

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Introduction to the NEC The NEC suites of contracts (NEC3 and NEC4) are suitable for procuring a diverse range of works, services and supplies. The contracts focus on...

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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 NEC4 suites of...

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This Practice Note identifies key considerations within the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, looks at how the NEC suite differs from other standard forms and considers how users...

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This Practice Note looks at Option X12 of the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts, entitled ‘Multiparty Collaboration’ in NEC4 and ‘Partnering’ in NEC3. It is one of the secondary...

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This Practice Note looks at how payments are made and how the contract price is calculated under the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC). It provides an...

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What are the liabilities to be insured? The liability of the parties is set out in clause 8 of the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts. The clause is headed ‘liabilities and...

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The NEC3 and NEC4 contracts encourage an ongoing, proactive approach to the monitoring and management of risks, and anyone administering or working under these contracts...

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This Practice Note considers the role of the ‘Project Manager’ under the NEC3 and NEC4 contracts. It looks specifically at the provisions of the NEC3/NEC4 Engineering and...

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The NEC contracts contain detailed provisions for termination, setting out the grounds on which the parties may terminate and the consequences thereof (although they are...

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This Practice Note looks at how variations are dealt with under the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC). For a more general discussion on variations, see...

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This Practice Note is an introduction to the forms of contract in the NEC suites of contracts—NEC3 and NEC4—and looks at the factors that should be considered in deciding...

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The NEC Professional Service Contract (PSC) is a long form consultant appointment published as part of the NEC suite of contracts. The NEC4 suite of contracts was...

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Overview of the NEC Professional Service Short Contract The NEC Professional Service/Services Short Contract, or PSSC, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts...

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Overview of the NEC Supply Contract The NEC Supply Contract, or ‘SC’, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice Note: NEC contracts—introduction)....

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Overview of the NEC Supply Short Contract The NEC Supply Short Contract, as the name suggests, is a concise form of contract for the supply of goods and services. It is...

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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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Overview of the NEC Term Service Short Contract The NEC Term Service Short Contract, or TSSC, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts (see Practice Note: NEC...

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NEC3 2013 edition The NEC3 contracts are a suite of construction contracts which focus on pro-active project management and the need for good communication and...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. NEC3 2013 edition The NEC3 contracts are a suite of construction contracts which focus on pro-active...

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