and Contract Management
• Contract Changes
Full range of services from outline advice as to strategy
through to full documentation preparation and assistance with
negotiation. The service covers all aspects of requests for
additional costs and extensions of time from notification
through detailed submission and negotiation.
Our team will commence by discussing the problem with the
contractor’s management. All relevant data will be reviewed
and an initial presentation will be given to the contractor.
Usually two to three weeks of review will be necessary. However,
if we have been carrying out contractual monitoring the review
stage can be shortened. During the initial presentation we
will discuss the contractual status of the request for “time
or costs”, suggest an approach and provide a recommended
document format. At this stage it will normally be possible
to agree a document preparation schedule.
The second stage of the service concerns the preparation of
the “claim” document. Factual data and the relevant
contract provisions will be presented. The basis for the application
will be clearly identified and all costs supported in an easily
understood format. During the preparation of the claim document
we will report at agreed regular intervals. This is usually
done by visits to the contractor’s offices.
When we have completed the document we will provide the contractor
with copies for review. When all of the comments have been
incorporated we will produce the requisite number of bound
If required, we are also available to assist in negotiating
the matter with the client or his project manager. To