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Contract or Co-operation? Trends and changes within the UK construction industry - an overview

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David Mosey

October 2003

A paper given to a conference organised by the Centre of Construction
Law at King's College London and held in London on 11th September 2003.

David Mosey takes an overview of the moves towards a culture change
in the industry, beginning with Latham in 1994, followed by Egan and more
recent initiatives, including ethinking Construction. He also looks at
the forms of partnering contract published to date. He concludes with
details of some pitfalls he has encountered on partnered projects.

The story so far - Any sign of results? - What role for a contract?
- What contracts so far? - Practical pitfalls to partnering - And in conclusion

The author: David Mosey LLB, FSA, APA is head of the Project and Construction
Group at Trowers & Hamlins, Solicitors; he is also a member of the
'ethinking Construction's National Strategy Panel and author of PPC 2000.

Text: 7 pages.

PDF file size: 55k