An Explanation of ‘Time at Large’

A blog reader asked for an explanation of “time at large”. This is not something that I have personally come across in practical terms. For…


Inadequately Expressed Claims: the second most frequent reason for disputes

ARCADIS have recently published their Global Construction Dispute Report 2018 and unsurprisingly “Poorly drafted or…


Delay: Choosing the right method for your dispute

How should delay be analysed and what options are available? When a delay occurs on a project, analysing cause and effect is vital to…


Force Majeure

What Qualifies As Force Majeure Under FIDIC?

One of our blog subscribers requested advice on Force Majeure under the FIDIC Red or Yellow books. The good news is that Force Majeure…


How To Ensure Engineer’s Responses And Instructions Do Not Result In Expensive Claims

A request was raised by one of our blog followers to examine the Engineer’s duty to provide instructions and responses within a reasonable…


How to Administer the Contractor’s Programme

One of our followers asked for some advice on the administration of the Contractor’s programme. The questions raised relate to fairly…


Achieve Company Success – Improve Employees’ Skills And Knowledge

Does your company have difficulty in successfully pursuing or resolving claims? Do you need to improve your employees skills and knowledge?…


We’re Developing a New Delay Analysis Course…And We Would Like Your Help

Many of you have expressed interest in a delay analysis course and we’re aware that, with little on offer in the market at the moment,…


Introducing the New Claims Class Brand

After months of hard work behind the scenes, we are excited to announce that Claims Class has a new and improved brand and we are ready to…


Contractors! Are Your Claims Responded to Correctly?

EC Harris’ (now Arcadis) Global Construction Dispute Report has, for many years, cited inadequately expressed claims as being one of the…