Construction Law/Engineer


Dear Sir,

I would like to know if the client can change the Engineer repeatedly during the life of a project (3-4times). This issue practically disrupts works and as the new engineer comes in with little to no idea about ongoing project issues and in most times all resulting effects fall square on the contractor.

What tools does the contractor have to safeguard himself from such practices.

Thank you.

Dear Salah
As a contractor you need to record and give notices to the employer about the effects not the causes. it is the right of the Employer to change the Engineer (cause). but the effects on the contractor should be recorded by the contractor and the Engineer/Employer shall be notified accordingly. If you gather enough data about delays, work disruption, missing directions, missing information ...etc then you might be titled to Extension of time and or additional costs.

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Wael Ghadban


Will respond to queries related to Engineering Contracts subject to FIDIC or other Conditions, tendering and contracting, project management, residential and commercial construction, and general Civil Engineering questions. Can answer most questions related to aviation and airports as related to the Airports, Facility management.


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