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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides a practical discussion of FIDIC claims for both Employers and Contractors and delivers key industry insight into the most elements of the relevant provisions as well as recent developments. This is essential listening for construction practitioners seeking to refresh their knowledge of FIDIC claims.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the importance of FIDIC claims within the construction industry;
  • Know what rights Employers have to claim payment from a Contractor;
  • Know what rights Contractors have to claim payment from an Employer;
  • Be aware of the most common pitfalls facing a party bringing a FIDIC claim;
  • Have considered the most pertinent factor for Contractors and Employers to have in mind when bringing a claim under FIDIC.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Sources and References:
  • International Federation of Consulting Engineers;
  • City Inn Limited v Shepherd Construction Limited [2010] CSIH 68;
  • Gaymark Investments v Walter Construction Group (1999) Adj.L.R. 12/20;
  • Multiplex Constructions (UK) Ltd v Honeywell Control Systems Ltd (No 2) [2007] EWHC 447.

In this CPDcast, Nicholas Gould from Fenwick Elliot provides a practical walk through of FIDIC claims from the perspective of both Employers and Contractors.


Date Recorded: 28th February 2014

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