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Dealing with Delay and Disruption on Construction Projects

Edited by: Kim Rosenberg, Erin Miller Rankin

ISBN13: 9780414070424
To be Published: July 2020
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £295.00



Dealing with Delay and Disruption on Construction Contracts provides construction lawyers with the understanding of how these topics can affect construction projects, how to plan for them and what to look out for when making claims. Led by a team of lawyers – with input from relevant experts – this title covers how the topic is dealt with in standard forms (such as FIDIC, JCT and NEC), as well as a variety of comparative jurisdictions.

  • Provides an understanding of how delay and disruption can affect construction projects, how to plan for them and what to look out for when making claims
  • Explains how to plan for delay and disruption during the procurement and drafting stage, covering how these topics are addressed in standard form contracts, including JCT, NEC and FIDIC
  • Combines coverage of both technical and legal aspects
  • Introduces the concepts of delay and disruption and the process of structuring claims, including discussion of extension of time (EOT) and concurrent delay
  • Provides an overview of delay methodologies and how compensation for prolongation is addressed, as well as quantification principles
  • Covers valuation methodologies and principals, as well as acceleration entitlement
  • Introduces disruption causation principles and quantification principles
  • Discusses the disruption methodologies of causation and quantification
  • Explains how to deal with delay & disruption subcontract claims, and employer claims, including liquidated damages
  • Describes the common procedural requirements for advancing delay & disruption claims
  • Covers how BIM and 4D animation can be used in presenting delay & disruption claims and analyses the tools needed to present a delay or disruption case at arbitration
  • Describes the issues that should be considered during contract negotiations such that disputes over delay & disruption can be avoided
  • Gives practical guidance on project management and covers the delay & disruption issues related to project finance
  • Authored by a team led by the Freshfields Dubai and London office, plus an assortment of technical experts
  • Also covers comparative law considerations throughout, covering 12 key jurisdictions, including UAE, UK, US, China and Germany.

Subjects:
Construction Law
Contents:
Introduction
Delay – Time - Law
Delay – Time – Technical
Delay – Money – Law
Delay – Money – Technical
Acceleration
Disruption – Law
Disruption – Technical
Subcontract claims
Employer claims
Procedural requirements
Technology
Arbitration
Dispute avoidance
Project management – Technical
Project finance