you at Risk of a Cash flow problem?
you overrunning on any of your contracts?
you requested an extension of time?
As you will have seen from the construction press, lawyers
are reporting that 10 percent of building contracts are experiencing
liquidated damages disputes, this is up from 2 percent two years ago.
You are at a much greater risk of losing money than in the
Clients are issuing non completion certificates and
imposing liquidated damages, often at many thousands of pound per week.
should you do?
We will swiftly establish your contractual position.
We have Forensic Planners who carry out Delay Analysis and are able
to help raise your entitlement for Extension of Time.
We can also prepare entitlement documents for loss and
expense or additional cost that you may have suffered by being delayed.
You need to keep ahead of the game, call Morrison Ross today.
Commissions that have recently been addressed by the company are delay and disruption to a city centre hotel, a development requiring detailed forensic planning analysis. Prosecution of an adjudication action raised by a specialist contractor, resulting in a substantial award for our client. Pursuit and payment of final certificates for several contractors being denied payment by their clients.
Several expert witness commissions ranging from fire damage through quality of construction to flood damage issues.
nec 3 – Do
you know your documents?
Engineering and Construction Contract (Black Book)
Engineering and Construction Sub Contract (Purple Book)
Adjudicator’s Contract (Green Book)
Risk and NEC
Allocation – compensation events
Allocation – key dates
Allocation – clause 80 risks
Management – Risk register
Management – Early warning notice
Management – Risk reduction meeting
to give early warning – Clause 63.5
disallowed – Clause 11.2 (25)
- Compensation event assessment –
communications – have no contractual relevance
programme is an essential management tool
of 8 weeks for the notification of a compensation event
– Can you
deal with the following?
should the project manager do when he is first told about a delay under ECC
delay a compensation event?
If it is
a compensation event how would it be assessed?
Should the Completion Date be extended and if so by much?
should the quotation for the compensation event be assessed under Option C
in terms of:-
the prices and
the Completion Date?
Option C what happens if the contractor notifies the Project Manager of a
compensation event and 2 weeks later the Project Manager has still not
can the Contractor take?
How long has
the Contractor got to provide the quotation?
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