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Why It’s Important To Understand Your Contract – From A Claims Perspective

Did you know that there are 11 clauses in the FIDIC Red Book form of contract that allow the Employer to claim money from the Contractor…


How To Deal With Delays By Nominated Subcontractors

Many years ago when I used to deal with the JCT forms of contract, if a nominated subcontractor delayed the works, the contractor could use…


Explaining The Role Of The Contract Professional

During my 10-year career lots of people have asked me about my role as a contract professional. What do you do? What is the role of a…


How To Calculate The Recovery Of Prelims On A Reduced Scope Of Works

I was recently contacted by a blog reader who requested some advice on a project in Qatar where the Employer omitted a large part of the…


Omission of Items Included in the Bills of Quantities, but not Shown on the Drawings

I recently received a request for advice from a Claims Class student which I thought would make a good blog topic as I have come across…