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I can answer questions related to construction contract formation, contract management, dispute resolution especially arbitration, contract closure procedures i can not answer question on price negotiation prior to forming contracts

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I have 20 years of experience in contracting strategies, contract framing, contract administration in various capacities representing consulting companies, project management consultants, contractors and client i have 9 years of experience in construction dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration) between contractors and owners


Member in the Institution of Engineers Member in the Institution of Technical Arbitrators Fellow in the Institution of Valuers Member of Indian Concrete Institute


Diploma in Civil Engineering Diploma in Construction Management Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering Currently pursuing masters in real estate valuation

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I am somewhere at the top but nowhere near the medals

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Sterling Holiday resorts Iggi Resorts International Ltd Capgemini Johnson & Johnson EMC FM Global NVIDIA SABIC

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2016-10-29 contractor responsibility about coordination betwen contract drawings:

Mr Hussein,  The Contractor is NOT responsible for coordination between the contract drawings. However, while quoting his price for the work, he will definitely come across the mismatches. It is the contractor's

2016-09-26 Fidic1999-Sub-clause 1.5 :Priority of Documents:

Mr Hussein,  Certainly NOT because it is part of contract and Engineer does not have the authority to amend the contract. The contract is normally between the Owner and the Contractor.However, if there

2016-09-22 PC rate:

Mr Hussein,  Sorry for the late response.  I am giving straight answer to your question. When the contractor submitted the sample, as Engineer, you had given approval for quality, colour, texture, etc

2016-06-22 FIDIC Red Book 1999 - Term:

Dear Mr Neville,  Sorry for the delayed response.  I hope you had given sufficient notice of suspension of site works due to non payment by the owner. That notice should have covered the aspects on how

2015-11-24 measurement for vehicles:

Dear Mr Cheng,  sorry for responding late.  The payment for those three unused vehicles could not be measured for payment.  Because, when the engineers are dismissed, there is no need for those three vehicles


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