Understanding construction

Understanding construction guidance:

These training materials contain template PowerPoint slides and associated notes for use by a trainer when providing a training session on assignment and novation in...

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These training materials contain template PowerPoint slides and associated notes for use by a trainer when providing a training session on collateral warranties in...

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The nature of construction projects, the contracts agreed and the law surrounding them, means that claims are commonly made by one or more parties. This Practice Note...

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In most cases, a construction contract will incorporate a number of documents that all work together to set out the obligations and liabilities of the parties and to...

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This Practice Note provides an introductory guide to construction disputes, aimed at trainee solicitors and others who are new to construction disputes. It looks at the...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ABI Model Form of Guarantee Bond Form of performance guarantee bond produced by the Association of British Insurers...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Back end Contentious/disputes-focussed legal work, for example acting for a party in litigation...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Call-off The practice, under a framework agreement, of instructing specific works to be carried out. Depending on the...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z D&B See Design and build below. DBO See Design, build and operate below. Date for completion/completion date The date...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Early neutral evaluation Early neutral evaluation is a form of alternative dispute resolution whereby the...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Facilities management Facilities management contracting is essentially a commercial services contract arrangement,...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z GC Works A family of construction contracts issued by the government (by what was then the Department of the...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Hard FM Facilities management (FM) contracting is essentially a commercial services contract arrangement, and Hard FM...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ICC This can refer to the Infrastructure Conditions of Contract (see below) or the International Chamber of Commerce...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z JCT contracts The most popular standard form of building contracts, which are produced by the Joint Contracts Tribunal...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Key date This phrase is sometimes used in a construction contract to describe a date by which an identifiable step or...

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