The Joint Contracts Tribunal has released more of the 2016 edition contracts:

  • Design and Build Contract 2016;
  • Design and Build Contract Guide 2016;
  • Design and Build Sub-contract Agreement 2016;
  • Design and Build Sub-contract Conditions 2016;
  • Design and Build Sub-contract Guide 2016;
  • Short Form of Sub-contract 2016; and
  • Sub-subcontract 2016.

Next up will be the standard building contracts, collateral warranties and intermediate building contracts. Publication of the 2016 edition contracts is set to continue through 2017.(1)

Free downloads are also available of the 2016:

  • model forms for the design and build main contract and subcontract;
  • third-party rights particulars;
  • fluctuations options B and C for the design and build main contract and subcontract;
  • construction industry model arbitration rules; and
  • minor works building contract checklists.

For further information on this topic please contact Chris Fellowes at Mayer Brown International LLP by telephone (+44 20 3130 3000) or email (cfellowes@mayerbrown.com). The Mayer Brown International LLP website can be accessed at www.mayerbrown.com.

Endnotes

(1) For updates sign up to the Joint Contracts Tribunal network. See: http://corporate.jctltd.co.uk/jct-launches-design-and-build-contract-2016/, www.jctltd.co.uk/product/short-form-of-sub-contract, www.jctltd.co.uk/product/sub-subcontract and www.jctltd.co.uk/useful-documents.

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