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We advise clients on all aspects of law and strategy in private and public sector procurement. In changing times, with many developments in procurement law and practice, we can support and ensure you make the correct strategic choices.

Key areas include:

  • Early market engagement, to inform procurement strategy
  • Procedural advice, including implications of EU and other legal systems
  • Considering and working within selection and evaluation criteria
  • Participating in or managing an effective clarification process
  • Analysing risk and relating risks to contract terms, through drafting/review
  • Compliance & financial close
  • Public procurement challenges

In my experience, the Clarkslegal construction team are extremely professional, knowledgeable and friendly. 

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  • 03 October 2017
  • Construction

Off-Site Goods and Materials: Legal Issues

There is no doubt that off-site manufacture is being embraced by the industry.

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  • 03 October 2017
  • Construction

A victory for common sense – actual cost relevant to compensation event assessment

A defining principle of the NEC3 is that the parties should deal with issues as they arise and not save these up to the end. Hence the provision in the standard form contract allowing for forecast assessments of compensation events. However, this principle can get forgotten when the parties fail to comply with the contractual machinery and timeframes or the compensation events are disputed. A case from earlier this year in the Northern Ireland courts has looked at the question of whether actual costs are relevant to the assessment of compensation events: Northern Ireland Housing Executive…

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  • 19 September 2017
  • Construction

Modern slavery in construction supply chains: does your business comply

‘Modern Slavery’ is a term which encapsulates slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour, and human trafficking.

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  • 05 September 2017
  • Construction

How to avoid construction payment disputes

Payment disputes continue to be one of the most common problems in the construction industry, and we have published numerous articles on the key court decisions that affect the interpretation of payment provisions

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  • 05 September 2017
  • Construction

Payment in Construction Contracts – What’s new?

Payment provisions are an industry “hot topic” and the wave of litigation since the 2009 amendments to the Construction Act remains relevant. If you would like a reminder of the principles to follow when applying for or making payment, then see our previous articles here and here.

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  • 17 August 2017
  • Construction

The pitfalls of a sole director company

If the director shareholder of a small company, were to unexpectedly die the company may be in a vacuum.

The construction team at Clarkslegal support us with all aspects of construction. They provide a seamless service to us and our clients with superb teamwork. They are diligent and thorough in their work, and are very commercial and friendly in their advice and dealings with us and our clients.” 

Dinesh Raja, Managing Partner – Bowling & Co

I have worked with Stephen James on a number of issues and have always found him to be helpful, knowledgeable and proactive in reaching a satisfactory conclusion. He tends to grasp the details of a claim quickly and insightfully.

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