Time Bars from a Civil Code Perspective

Purpose, Enforceability and Liquidated Damages 1. Purpose of Time Bars? In the context of construction contracts, a time bar (constituting a condition precedent) is usually an obligation for the contractor […]

Chartered Institute of Insurance – DSU Textbook

CCi Managing Director for Insurance Services, Steven Horne, co-authors Chartered Institute of Insurance Delay-In Start-Up textbook. Steven Horne Managing Director for Insurance Services steven.horne@ccint.co.uk Since 2020, CCi Global Managing Director […]

The Importance of Preserving History

One of my most memorable projects must be the redevelopment of Hayes Point in Sully, Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales. The lessons I learned built a strong […]


Construction contracts are unique in a way that allows changes to be introduced to the works without running afoul of the law. The variation mechanism in construction contracts allows that […]

Experience as a DAB Member in Tanzania

Simon J Lowe Managing Director Asia Pacific MSc DipQS FRICS FAIQS FCIArb MAE FCIOB From 2011 to 2014, I was a Member of a Dispute Adjudication Board on a 95km […]