The guidance to ISO 19650 recognises that the legal and contractual matters of BIM are in a state of flux and development...the standards are not intended to provide prescriptive direction on the composition of BIM contract documents (whether consisting of a Protocol and/or other documents) and are subject to contractual ...
Legal Frustration There is a English legal doctrine called frustration. It acts to bring a contract prospectively to an end because of the effect of a supervening event ie it ends the contract early. It requires the law to recognise that: without default of either party a contractual duty is now ...
I have gone back to school - in December 2018 I joined the Legal Creatives Academy, an on-line legal design school run by Tessa Manuello. Her multi-faceted approach to legal creativity is not based on innovation for the sake of it. It is not designed primarily to save ...
The Construction Acts 1996 and 2009 introduced a process for payment for construction contracts, based on payment by instalments. However, the Acts also introduced some terms which can confuse you, as all is not what it appears: the due date: this is not the date on which the (sub)contractor can expect ...
If you understand the principles on concurrent delay then you might also be aware of the debate whether the contract should define concurrent delay and pass its risk to the contractor. In North Midland v Cyden, the parties amended the standard JCT contract to require: the contractor to ...
According to the data, 75% of clients expect their software projects to fail! Wow... and I thought we had it bad in construction! What should you do? Many of the proposed solutions (link) will also resonate for anyone involved with construction projects: Improve communication Embrace change ...
I love it when ideas from another industry make atesense for contracts. Gavin Scott of Loaf training was talking at the Professional Speaking Association about customer service. He said that 34% of client loyalty comes from being easy to deal with. Lightbulb! Contracts are one of the ...