Foreword xxi Preface xxiii 1 Procurement 1 2 Tenders and Bidding 27 3 Design 49 4 Letters of Intent 71 5 Programme 83 6 Delays and Delay Analysis 93 7 Extensions of Time 117 8 Liquidated/Delay Damages 137 9 Variations 167 10 Loss and Expense/Additional Cost 185 11 Payment 239 12 Practical Completion and Defects 303 13 Rights and Remedies 325 14 Adjudication 383 Table of Cases 433 Index 445
Roger Knowles is a chartered surveyor, chartered arbitrator,barrister and CEDR accredited mediator. He left school as 16 yearsof age and commenced work as a trainee quantity surveyor, followingwhich he secured his qualifications employing distance learningcourses. His early career was that of a quantity surveyor, when hegained a great deal of experience of working on construction sites.He founded James R Knowles in 1973, a company of dispute resolutionconsultants, as a sole practitioner. Roger built up James R Knowles until it was a world renowned brandand in 1998 became a quoted company on the AIM market. He sold hisinterests in James R Knowles in 2006, since which time he has actedas an independent disputes resolution consultant. His career hasinvolved representing clients in many parts of the world includingEast Asia, the Middle East and throughout the United Kingdom. Hiswork includes the preparation and resolution of constructionclaims, representing parties in arbitration and adjudication andacting as arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator. Roger has been involved in training for many years. His specialistsubjects include construction law, contract administration,arbitration, adjudication and ADR and he has lectured at well over1,300 seminars at locations all over the world. Since the mid 1970s, Roger has been a regular contributor totechnical journals, with more than 400 published articles to hisname. His career has also included representing trade associationsand he is a former member of the Joints Contract Tribunal whichpublishes JCT contracts. Roger was the founder of the Quantity Surveyors International andjoint author of the Public Sector Partnering Contract.