Responses and Determinations

Do Project Consultants Understand their Obligations with Regard to Claims?

I recently presented a training course on claims and FIDIC and quite surprisingly, almost all attendees were from contractors or…


Determinations, Rocks and Hard Places

Most form of contract oblige the consultant responsible for determining the contractor’s claims (the Architect, Engineer or Contract…


Procedure for the Review of Claims

A question I often get asked is “how should the engineer (or other party responsible for responding to a claim) ensure that he is being…


Responses, Determinations and Decisions

A recent training course that I presented in London was slightly unusual in that the balance of the attendees was significantly weighted…


The Problem with Inadequately Expressed Claims and Responses

EC Harris’ report Global Construction Disputes Report 2013 cites incomplete and/or unsubstantiated claims as one of the major reasons for…