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Bogdan Oprea


I can answer to claims assesments under FIDIC 4 and under FIDIC red book; I can answer to procedural issues under FIDIC rules; DAB implementation DAB procedures, etc

Experience in the area

8 years in consulting companies, road contracts (rehabilitation and new) more than 250 Milion Euro supervision Contracts

What do you like about this subject?

It is always a challenge in finding a balance between what you expect and what you achieve. Between two bad things you have to find the best solution.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

A good solution it is a solution for progress.The life and experience and an open mind taught peoples to progress. Balance between solutions and opportunities are a way of progress.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Contractor - Employer linked by a Contract. The issues on both sides have to be measured with the same device.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Sometimes the judges forgive the hawks and penalize the small birds.

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Recent Answers from Bogdan Oprea

2015-07-05 Varied Works:

Dear Sir  Sub-clause 1.9 is referring to delayed drawings or instructions and has a procedure inside which apparently you did not follow.  Since you asked for a variation and the Engineer refuse to do

2015-04-08 Sub Clause 12.3 of FIDIC 1999:

Since Sub-Clause 13.3 concludes by referring to Variations being valued under Clause 12, and the quantity (for the purposes of Sub-Clause 12.3) of an omitted item is zero. Clause 12 concludes by entitling

2014-12-26 Extension of Time:

Dear Sir  First at all it is a pity that the Employer in this case is using a FIDIC 87 edition when FIDIC issued in 1999 the Rainbow suite which cover a lot of the Contractual gaps occurred in 87 edition

2014-10-31 Extended Stay Cost:

dear Sir  pending to what is written in your Contract  In FIDIC Contracts this aspect is clearly stated under Clause 19  therefore in some cases of Force Majeure the Contractor is entitled to extension

2014-10-20 Construction law:

Dear Sir  The principle is burden of proof, meaning in Latin “omnius probanda”  Who is claiming must prove his entitlements  Therefore if the Contractor has a claim he must prove his entitlements it is


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