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In vogue again: construction management

Kimberly Roberts, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

"In the last 12 months I have seen several projects move from two-stage design and build to construction management… [in each case] the client has been faced with a contractor who is unwilling to take on the full risk of DB without the promise of a significant premium."

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Legal and equitable assignment arguments delivered through the mail

Matt Molloy, director, MCMS Ltd

"What I found helpful from the judgment is how it identifies the conditions that need to be satisfied for there to be a legal assignment."

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Time waits for no man: an important decision on delays in construction contracts

Laurence Page, barrister, Hardwicke

"Now that the commercial implications of the clause have been highlighted, the JCT may well reconsider the manner in which delays are calculated..."

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Our take on the new ACE Professional Services Agreement, 2017 edition

Dwight Patten, group legal director, Association for Consultancy and Engineering

"It arose in part because of a persistent market response that the 2009 editions (as revised) were too consultant friendly and perhaps not easy to use in terms of layout and style."

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