Construction Law/FIDIC 1999


Dear Sir

In saw an article that the Delay Damages can be calculated as 10% of the Accepted Contract Amount / 20% of the Time for Completion.

Could you give your comment for the above? Is the above correct?



Dear Sudantha,

Thank you for this question. If you will e-mail to me a copy of the article I will be better able to make comment.

Kind regards,
John Dowse

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John Dowse


Legal; contract interpretation; quantum; delay analysis. Practitioner in arbitration, adjudication and mediation.


Thirty-three (33) years experience in building and construction, at all levels both within contracting and consulting organisations. Practising arbitrator, adjudicator, and mediator. Faculty approved trainer for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Lecturer on construction contract forms and dispute resolution practices.

Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Institute of Directors Society of Construction Arbitrators

Various UK and International construction and legal publications.

LLB (Hons), Pg Dip (Legal Practice), MCInstCES MCIArb MIOD Barrister

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