Commercial & Contractual Solutions
High-Point Rendel has developed a reputation as one of the construction industry’s leading providers of commercial and contractual solutions.
Our teams of consultants work with a wide range of stakeholders ranging from governments, investors, major corporations and international contractors through to banks, lawyers and insurers providing specialist advice, solving problems and resolving disputes.
- Commercial & contractual advisory
- Commercial & contracts management
- Claims analysis, preparation, presentation, negotiation & management
- Dispute resolution
- Mediation, adjudication, arbitration & litigation support
- Expert witness
- Forensic, technical, delay & quantum analysis
Our strength lies in the collective skills and expertise of our commercial and contractual consultants who between them have worked on every continent on an unrivalled range of major infrastructure, buildings, industrial, process and power projects.
We have a wealth of knowledge of the various forms of engineering and construction contracts and types of contracts adopted for major design, engineering, procurement and construction projects all over the world.
“One of the reasons for our long-standing relationships with key clients is that we can be trusted to deliver. We have an unrivalled track record in obtaining significant extensions of time and additional payments for our clients when projects run into difficulties.”
Nigel Bell, Managing Director
FORMS OF CONTRACT
JCT - Joint Contracts Tribunal - standard forms of contracts for use in the construction industry
ICE – Institution of Civil Engineers - a family of standard conditions of contract for civil engineering works which are at the forefront of best practice and modern procurement methods
NEC3 – New Engineering Contract (3rd Edition) - the most widely used contract in UK civil engineering often used by government departments and local authorities
FIDIC - Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) - standard forms of conditions of contract for international construction works
MF – Model Forms - a range of model forms of general conditions of contract (MF/1, MF/2, MF/3 and MF/4) jointly issued by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
TYPES OF CONTRACT
Design & Build (D&B)
Design Build Finance & Operate (DBFO)
Build Own Operate (BOO)
Build Operate & Transfer (BOT)
Build Own Operate & Transfer (BOOT)
Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC)
EPC Lump Sum
Engineering, Procurement, Installation & Commissioning (EPIC)
Lump Sum Turnkey (LSTK)
Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF)