Extension of time assessment - Don’t wait and see
Sam Playford explores the potential pitfalls of not adhering to the contractual timeframes when assessing extensions of time. Read on to find out more.
Fairway Director Paul Cacchioli and Stephen Blakey of Network Rail have written an article entitled, Signposts to Claims-free Project Delivery, which has been published on Practical Law's construction blog.
Disputes within the construction industry are commonly viewed as an inevitable part of doing business with mitigation focussed on remedies and contractual defences. The article explores how enhanced collaboration can improve the effectiveness of capital programmes and challenge the inevitability of disputes. The authors consider how a number of initiatives including the Commerical Director's Forum (CDF) and dispute avoidance panels (DAP) can significantly impact team effectiveness and produce positive project outcomes.