Top 10 Secrets for a Successful Extension of Time Claim

Demonstrated Contractual Entitlement. Many claims fail for the simple reason that the stated events don’t give rise to a contractual…


Variations and Additional Preliminaries

I was asked an interesting question recently: "if a variation causes the contractor to incur additional preliminary costs, should these be…


Spotlight on Contract Content

Risks or chances not identified in the contract agreement could lead to an increased financial risk to the contractor. No project is…


Construction Project Documentation: Explaining Business Records Exception to the Rule Against Hearsay

Given the critical role of written documentation in resolving construction claims – whether inside or outside of the courtroom – it is…


Planning Progress Records | Best Practice

Most contracts will identify the creation of the Baseline (As-Planned) programme and the regular reporting periods. FIDIC contracts refers…