This article explains the different types of construction contract, and explains how to choose the right type of contract for your next project. Although the same general principles should apply ...
Construction contracts usually contain specific procedures for claiming a variation - which, if not followed, can result in your entitlement to claim being lost. There are six basic steps to ...
Early contractor involvement (or 'ECI') is a method of construction contracting that allows a builder to become involved, and potentially start work, before the design has been completed.
A termination for convenience clause allows a party to a contract to terminate it for any reason, even where the other party has done nothing wrong. This article explains how these clauses work.Read More
To terminate a contract for breach of contract, there is a process you will need to follow. If you get it wrong, the other party may be able make a claim against you. Keep reading to learn how it work...Read More
A qualifying cause of delay under AS 4902 is a delay for which the contractor can claim an EOT. The specific qualifying causes of delay are explained in more detail below.Read More
The services offered by claims consultants and construction lawyers are quite different. Who you need depends on your circumstances, and there will be times where you might need both. If you need advi...Read More
Clause 35.5 identifies the causes of delay for which the contractor can claim an extension of time under AS 4300. Compared with other forms of contract, the list of qualifying causes is relatively br...Read More