Construction

Browse key resources and view the latest legal updates in your practice area

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."

Read more

Is it easier to succeed with a default payment notice claim in Scotland than in England?

Jonathan Cope, director, MCMS Ltd

"On first reading it might appear that the court strayed from what has been said in the TCC concerning the requirement for there to be 'intent' as well as form and substance."

Read more

Valuing variations under a construction contract

Michael Sergeant, partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP

"Construction contracts adopt two quite different approaches to the pricing of variations… This distinction is often overlooked (or not fully appreciated), but it lies at the heart of a number of problem situations that arise in the valuation of variations."

Read more

"Mens rea" in calls under on demand security instruments

Marcus Birch, senior associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

"Taken together, these cases are comforting for those who prize the robust enforcement of on demand instruments..."

Read more

Featured

Construction and Projects Global Guide

For a Q&A guide to construction and projects law and developments in key jurisdictions, see Construction and projects multi-jurisdictional guide.

Books online

Access your favourite English law, Scots law and tax titles from publisher Bloomsbury Professional.

FastDraft your documents

FastDraft helps you to create documents faster by using shortcuts such as importing data from your existing projects, your contacts or from Companies House.

Brexit: the legal implications

Visit our Brexit landing page for a collection of content on the legal implications of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

Contributors

We work with law firms and industry to deliver our materials, including our:

Legal updates

The new Practical Law

Practical Law UK is re-launching

We will soon be launching the new Practical Law UK, bringing a more streamlined look and feel, an improved search capability and many new features. Stay tuned for more information.

Image promo

Keating on Construction Contracts, 10th Edition

Keating on Construction contracts is the fundamental text for research on the history and principles governing building contracts; their practical application and their interpretation by the courts.

{ "siteName" : "PLC", "objType" : "PLCWebPage", "objID" : "1247676203385", "objName" : "uk-construction", "userID" : "2", "objUrl" : "http://uk.practicallaw.com/cs/Satellite/practice/uk-construction?null", "pageType" : "Other", "academicUserID" : "", "contentAccessed" : "true", "analyticsPermCookie" : "2405a39a8:15a64e9cf4d:4b71", "analyticsSessionCookie" : "2405a39a8:15a64e9cf4d:4b72", "statisticSensorPath" : "http://analytics.practicallaw.com/sensor/statistic" }