Hewitt, Andy

Construction Claims and Responses: Effective Writing and Presentation

Hewitt, Andy - Construction Claims and Responses: Effective Writing and Presentation, ebook


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A practical, step-by-step guide for contracts managers, commercial managers, project managers, quantity surveyors, engineers and architects on the preparation of and responses to construction claims. Everyone involved in the preparation or review of construction claims should have this book to hand. The book examines the different types of claim common to construction contracts and presents a step-by-step guide to demonstrate the process of building up the submission of a claim and covers:

  • Various types of claim.
  • How the claim may be split into sections dealing with the details of the contract, the cause, the effect, entitlement and quantum.
  • What this section is attempting to demonstrate or achieve and why.
  • What should be included within the section and why.
  • Worked examples of typical claims and responses with sample wording.

Keywords: Balance of probabilities; Claim strategy; Claimant; Contract administration; Delay damages; Form of contract; Response; Ambiguity in documents; Chronology and database for claims; Conditions precedent; Conflict between documents; Contract documents; Dispute adjudication; Identification of claims; Order of precedence; Revised programme; The contract; Updated programme; Acceleration; Arbitration; Claims for extensions of time; conditions precedent; Contemporary records; Contract administration; Contractor's claims; Delay penalties; Disruption; Extension of time; FIDIC; Instructions of the Engineer; Liquidated damages; Loss of production; Notices of claims; Project records; Site establishment; Variation instructions; Ambiguities; Calculations; Claim presentation; Contract clauses; Example variation claim; Explanations; Narrative; Page layout; Project records; Stand-alone document; Substantiation; Abortive work; Acceleration of the works; Act of prevention; Adverse climatic conditions; Allocation of risk; Balance of probability; Cause and effect; Changes in government legislation; Claim narrative; Conditions of contract; Conditions precedent; Contract administration; Delay caused by the Employer; Effect; Entitlement; Extension of time; Force Majeure; Instruction to carry out additional work; Late issue of instructions; Late or restricted access; Liquidated Damages or Penalties; Mitigation; Project records; Prolongation costs; Revised drawings; Rework; Substantiation; Suspension of the works; Time-related costs; Conditions of contract for construction for building and engineering works designed by the employer; Variation procedure; Society of Construction Law;Emden formula; Quantum of the claim; Adjudication Board's Appointment; Dispute Resolution Board Foundation;, Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics, Construction Management

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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