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OverviewIn normal circumstances the only recourse available to a building owner, on discovering a defect, is to seek recovery from the contractor or...
Produced in partnership with David Savage, Construction partner at Charles Russell Speechlys 15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the standard of care in professional negligence claims, originally formulated in Bolam v Friern Hospital as being that of...
15th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its...
Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 15th Jan
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To be a deed, an instrument must be validly executed:•by the person executing it or a person authorised to execute it in the name of or on behalf of...
15th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners in areas covered by this Practice Note, being applicable law, jurisdiction,...
Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 15th Jan
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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
15th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how...
15th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at various preliminary case management issues affecting cases proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under...
15th Jan
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This guide sets out the requirements for executing simple contracts in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference...
Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal. 15th Jan
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The impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures on national and local planning services could cause delay in respect of planning applications, publicity...
15th Jan
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Planning permission—does demolition count as 'development'?Under section 55(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning...
15th Jan
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What are Category 4 Screening Levels?Category 4 Screening Levels (C4SL) provide technical guidance for environmental consultants and regulators when...
Produced in partnership with Adam Czarnecki of Earth, Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd 15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
15th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
15th Jan
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Choosing a structureUnless promoted by a single entity (whether or not with mortgage funding) many developments take place through collaboration. This...
15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
15th Jan
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Statutory duty to consider heritage impacts in determining planning applicationsSection 66 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas)...
15th Jan
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Agreements made under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) (formerly section 52 agreements), also known as 'planning...
15th Jan
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Insuring the developer’s worksAs between the developer and the tenant, the developer should covenant:•to ensure that the developer’s works are insured...
15th Jan

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