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    What’s the difference between a claims consultant and a construction l...

    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...

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    Why the worst time to engage a lawyer is when you really need one

    If you're like most people, you're not going to engage a lawyer unless you absolutely have to. Which is obviously fine. Just be aware that this is the time you're going to get the least possible value...

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    How much will a lawyer charge to review a construction contract?

    In Australia, a specialist construction lawyer will charge anywhere from about $2,500 to upwards of $15,000 (ex GST) to review a construction contract. Yes, this is a big range. This article explains ...

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    What does an ECI agreement cover?

    An ECI agreement is normally used where the principal wishes to divide the project into two phases: an ECI phase and a construction phase. This article summarises what you will typically find in an EC...

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    How to use AS 4916 Construction Management Contract

    AS 4916 is one of the most commonly used - and also misused - forms of construction management contract in Australia. This article explains how it works and also identifies areas where users frequentl...

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    What is a construction management contract?

    A construction management contract is one type of Early Contractor Involvement (or ‘ECI’) arrangement, and differs from a traditional lump sum model in a number of respects. This article explains the ...

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