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Construct Newsletter - March 2017

Issue 91


to our March edition of Prettys' Construct.

This month we look at:

If there are any topics you would like to see featured in a future edition of our newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Rebecca Palmer


Notices Under Construction Contracts Served By Email

Two of the four judgements issued so far in 2017 by the Technology and Construction Court have provided guidance for those drafting construction contracts, in particular on issues relating to notices. In Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust v Logan Construction (South East) ... Read more

JCT Contracts 2016 – changes to the payment regime

With the exception of the Major Projects Form, JCT has now issued its 2016 editions of the entire suite of its standard form contracts. Important amendments have been made regarding payment provisions. Major changes to the payment regime There are a number of well thought ... Read more

Key Construction Law Updates Training

We have recently been delivering training sessions providing information on key construction law updates.   February and March 2017 saw the arrival of Rebecca Palmer’s annual “construction law updates” seminars to RICS members in Norfolk and Suffolk. Topics covered included key cases of 2016 and ... Read more

NEC Update

The NEC 4 suite of contracts will be published in June 2017, replacing the NEC 3 suite. The NEC describes the NEC 4 suite as an “evolution on NEC 3”, although it will include numerous changes. Among other things, the NEC 4 suite will ... Read more

Developers Club

Prettys Developers Club seminars this March were a huge success with 60 attendees at our Ipswich event and 26 at our Chelmsford event. Hosted by Prettys team of specialist legal advisers, the keynote speaker was David Martin, External Affairs Director of Papworth Trust (the leading ... Read more

Comment from a Contact: Accessible Housing Opportunities

It’s not every day that a charity provides some of Suffolk’s biggest developers with a major business opportunity. But that is exactly what happened when David Martin, External Affairs Director for the leading disability charity Papworth Trust, came to speak to the Developers’ Club. The ... Read more



Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206





Michael Booth


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