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Out-Law Guides

  • Construction time delay claims in Qatar

    When construction projects are delayed contractors can be liable to pay liquidated damages to the company they are working for, the employer. But they can claim that the delays have been caused by the employer, backed up by their contract or by Qatari law....

  • NEC4 Alliance Contract: the basics

    The NEC4 Alliance Contract was published in June 2018. The much-anticipated new standard form contract allows parties to construction projects to more closely collaborate and equally share in that project's risks and rewards.

  • NEC4: a more collaborative approach

    On 22 June 2017, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) updated its existing suite of standard form New Engineering Contracts with the issue of NEC4.

  • Construction disputes: can I rely on an unsigned contract?

    The fact that the underlying contract was never signed will not always be fatal. Whether a contract has been formed will require close consideration of the facts.

  • Notice required for time-extension or extra payment claims under FIDIC contracts

    Recent decisions have given some clarification on the notice period needed when a sub-contractor on a FIDIC contract requests a time extension or an extra payment due to an unexpected event or circumstance.

  • Changes to EU debarment rules from February 2015

    The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.

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