An Introduction to Causation & Delay in Construction Contracts - Time Costs Money
Delays in a construction project cost money. Employers and main contractors will seek to extract liquidated damages from contractors and subcontractors, who in turn will push back with applications for extension of time and disruption claims.
One of the central issues in any delay dispute is what caused it.
This webinar will introduce you to causation in construction contracts and will explain how this affects claims for delay. It will also look at recent TCC and Court of Appeal decisions about concurrent delay and the prevention principle.
This webinar is designed for those working in the industry with responsibility for project management and contract administration, as well as for those advising on construction contracts.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- What is 'causation' in the context of construction claims
- The meaning of 'concurrent delay'
- The 'prevention principle' following North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd 
- The SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol
- Proving heads of loss and 'global claims'
This webinar was recorded on 1st April 2019