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Contract Administration

Construction contracts require careful administration and control; a great many forms of contract are used in different jurisdictions, and their terms and conditions can be significantly different. Some impose onerous responsibilities on the parties, with certain matters requiring action within strict time periods. There is also a great amount of case law regarding the interpretation of contracts knowledge of which provides a basis for the proper administration of contracts.

The varied and substantial professional and technical background of Cannonway’s staff as quantity surveyors and engineers provides the experience and expertise required to advise clients on contracts, and contractual and commercial administration of construction projects, which assists clients to protect and preserve their rights under the contract and ensures the most favourable outcome for the project.

Risk management services are also provided by Cannonway, from review and advice on tender documentation, to the contractual control of the substantial risks that can be involved in major projects. Reference should also be made to 'Project Monitoring' and 'Project Control Services' for further details of risk management services.

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