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G is for Good Faith

G is for Good Faith

Good Faith is one of those terms people bandy around all the time on construction sites. PMs and commercial people love to talk about acting in, ‘Good Faith’ (or ‘Bona Fides’ if they went to school with Boris Johnson). But does it actually mean...
F is for FIDIC

F is for FIDIC

FIDIC – the industry in which we work is replete with acronyms – SCL, CIOB, JCT, NEC, etc! This one is French – Federation International Des Ingineurs-Conseil. The French engineers association – most widely known for their suite of standard...
G is for Good Faith

E is for Expert

What is an expert? Wikipedia tells us that in Babylonia, midwives would identify whether women were fertile or not. Arguably the earliest type of formal expert. Things have moved on a little since those days. Being an expert can be quite a lucrative profession, but as...

D is for Dispute Resolution…

…this was a fairly obvious one. Continuing our personal alphabet of things we’ve learned about construction and law, if there’s one thing we’ve learned in the past 20 years, it’s that there will always be disputes to resolve. Here are a...
F is for FIDIC

C is for Construction Contracts

We were going to do Collateral Warranties, but thought we’d save that for another day! If you want more on them, head over to Sarah Fox’s excellent website and take a look at her latest book. For now, the Contract, as it’s something we understand a...
B is For…

B is For…

Brexit? No. Even we’re beginning to tire of it now.  B is of course, for BIM. Building Information Modelling, Better Information Management, Digital Construction, The Digital Twin, The Future…   We’ve got a bit of a thing about this. Is it a...