Extension of Time Claims – 4 Key Elements to Include

A previous Top Tips Paper, The Preliminaries to the Claim, covered the preliminaries to the claim and explained how essential information should be presented at the front end of the claim. This ensures that a reader with no prior knowledge of the project or circumstances leading to the claim may gain an understanding of the project, the parties, the contract and brief details of the claim, before studying the essential matters of the claim itself.




So, having set the scene for our ‘story’, we are going to move on to the part of the claim where the action takes place for an extension of time claim and which is where we need to discuss 4 key elements that are essential to proving the case:

  • Cause
  • Effect
  • Delay analysis
  • Entitlement

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