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What Qualifies as a Force Majeure Event Under FIDIC?

One of our distance learning students contacted me for some advice on a claim that she had received based on force majeure on a contract…


Top Tips Contract Documents

More often than not, the contract documents will form the basis of any claim. If something has changed, the extent of the change may only…


Badly Presented Claims

Our training partners, Claims Class, teach the following four key points in claim and response writing:Key Point 1 - Make the reader's…


Records, Records, Records...A Lesson Learned!

I have recently been involved in two adjudications, brought about by the same construction company, against two clients on two similar…


Are Claim Preparation Costs Recoverable?

A common question that we often get is whether the costs of preparing claims (whether incurred though employee time or by way of specialist…