The PPC2000 describes itself as being “the first Standard Form Project Partnering Contract” and has been variously trumpeted as being “a blow for freedom” by Sir John Egan and “the full monty of partnering and modern best practice” by Sir Michael Latham. So what are the key features of this form of contract? (more…)


The Oxford dictionary definition of a Partner is, as follows: ‘a person who shares or takes part with another or others, esp. in business’ 
This definition is salient to its context within the construction industry. Indeed Sir Michael Latham’s report, ‘Constructing the Team’, sought to achieve matters that one might submit are partnering issues. The Latham Report took, a more pragmatic approach namely that the various contract drafting bodies join to produce a set of basic principles and be part of a family of interlocking documents. (more…)