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JCT 2016 Edition: what does the Minor Works Contract tell us about what's in store?

The remaining tranches of the JCT 2016 Edition seem likely to be published in short order. We review the Minor Works suite and highlight key themes which look set to run throughout.
28 September 2016

NEC3 Activity Schedules: get them right or suffer the pain

Activity Schedules under the NEC3 forms of contract – there's more to them than meets the eye. A failure to understand their subtleties can lead to confusion and serious cash flow implications.
28 September 2016

Costs in adjudication: can you recover using the Late Payment Act?

Does the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 provide a way of claiming costs in adjudication? The recent case of Lulu v Mulalley has reignited debate.
28 September 2016

The Project Bank Account: permanent fixture or passing trend?

During economic uncertainty, the construction industry (and government) often looks for ways to alleviate common payment problems on projects. Are Project Bank Accounts part of the answer?
28 September 2016

Does the Thames Tideway Tunnel show the way for post-Brexit infrastructure funding?

Brexit raised concerns about the future funding of infrastructure. We consider whether the innovative Thames Tideway Tunnel funding model shows the way for the delivery of other projects.
28 September 2016

Construction contract drafting in a post-Brexit world: change of law clauses

Brexit sent shockwaves through the construction sector. Now the dust has settled we look at how change of law clauses may be drafted and negotiated differently.
28 September 2016

Public procurement: when is a development agreement not a public works contract?

A review of R (Faraday Development Ltd) v West Berkshire Council and another which offers guidance on how development agreements can be structured to fall outside the scope of public procurement law.
22 September 2016

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A-Z of issues in renewable energy projects (I to L)

In this series, our Energy team provides an "A-Z" of key legal and practical issues in renewable energy projects. The third instalment covers construction, energy, environment and insurance issues.
13 January 2015

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A-Z of issues in renewable energy projects (E to H)

In this series, our Energy team provides an "A-Z" of key legal and practical issues in renewable energy project including common construction, energy, real estate and environmental issues.
09 July 2014
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