The Property Developers Guide to Construction Law

How construction contracts treat “time”… and how to deal with contractors who want more time

The third seminar in our guide to construction law for property developers examined everything related to "time" in construction contracts.

In particular we looked at:

  • Time of the Essence 
  • Time at Large 
  • The Prevention Principle 
  • The Contractors programme 
  • Float 
  • Extension of time clauses 
  • The Contract Administrators duty to assess/
  • Critical Delay 
  • Notices of Delay 
  • Relevant Events
  • The situation with Covid 
  • Analysing Delay and the importance of an “As Built” programme 
  • Concurrent Delay
  • How to properly assess an Extension of Time Claim.

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