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Jonathan L. Peralta

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returns 11/02/2016

Questions relating to construction claims, Extension of Time, Variations, Interim Payment and delay analysis under FIDIC Form of Contracts.

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Experience in the following sectors: buildings, residential, infrastructure, civil and marine works. Have worked for different international contractors in Myanmar, Vietnam and the Philippines.


AACEI, U.S.A., Dispute Resolution Board Foundation,U.S.A., ASCE, U.S.A., PICE,Philippines


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Registered Civil Engineer in the Philippines

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Malik Imran Nazeer10/09/16Sir Thanks for the response.
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SASI KIRAN08/29/16Thanks for your valuable reply Jon
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Recent Answers from Jonathan L. Peralta

2016-10-08 Comments on Idling Claim on Equipment:

Hi Imran,    You did not mention the form of contract you are using, thus my reply would be general.    It is quite difficult to comment on the reply of the Employer without seeing your entire claim submission


Dear Sasi,    You get paid only for works done which follows the requirements as set forth in the contract documents.   BOQ usually does not form part of contract and quantities are considered estimated

2016-08-21 Omission of any Work from the Contract:

01. You can claim other than loss of profit alone but you have to substantiate it and prove. Say site overhead. Really depends on the cost incurred or to be incurred due to the omission of works.    02

2016-08-19 Omission of any Work from the Contract:

Dear Shanta,    Please find below answers to your questions.    2. Breach of contract  3. Depends on the wordings in your contract. Sub-clause 12.4 is appropriate. If the omitted work is given to another

2016-08-14 VO for item not comparable to BOQ:

Hi Jawad,    If this work is not part of your Scope of Works as mentioned on your earlier query, then you can opt not to proceed and inform that it is not part of your original SOW.  Alternatively, you


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