When Contractors or Subcontractors experience disruptive events, which impact productivity in the delivery of the works, an examination of the following typical issues arises:
Complexities often arise in the analysis of prolongation claims due to competing theories of causation and methodologies for assessing critical delay.
There is an over reliance on various established formulae, which are presented without proper reflection.
Large scale Contracts are often subject to significant amendment.
Acceleration claims are fact intensive and, crucially, circumstantial. The following issues tend to arise for such claims: