What Qualifies as Force Majeure Under FIDIC?

One of our blog subscribers requested advice on force majeure under the FIDIC Red or Yellow books. The good news is that the FIDIC force…


How to Ensure Engineers' Responses and Instructions Do Not Result in Expensive Claims

A request was made by one of our blog followers to examine the Engineer’s duty to provide instructions and responses within a reasonable…


How to Administer the Contractor’s Programme

One of our blog followers asked for some advice on the administration of the Contractor’s programme. The questions raised relate to fairly…


Top 10 Tips for Effective Letter Writing

One of the things that I notice upon reviewing the records to prepare a claim, reviewing claims on behalf of the respondent, or reviewing…


Frustration Under English Law - Key issues in a global pandemic

The extraordinary circumstances that COVID-19 has forced us to adapt to are demonstrated by the fact that we are routinely looking at an…