Latest from Construction Law at Large

Recent articles in the latest edition of Corbett & Co’s Construction Law at Large newsletter:

  • The Employer’s Agent discusses whether the Engineer’s duty to make a “fair” determination under Sub-Clause 3.5 and to “fairly” determine the amount due in Interim and Final Payment Certificates compromises the Engineer’s role as the Employer’s agent.

 Further articles may be found in the Knowledge Hub.

Industry Recognition

In the recently published Chambers UK 2017 Edward Corbett and Dominic Helps were once again ranked as leading lawyers with Edward described as an “excellent practitioner who is very practical”.  The firm also received positive feedback from clients: “They are a very good team and very easy to work with.”  

Also, in Legal 500 2016 Corbett & Co has been recognised for its expertise in contentious construction with Andrew Tweeddale noted for his “exceptional written work and advocacy skills”. Edward Corbett and Martin Bridgewater were also recommended for their expertise.   

Congratulations to Corbett & Co Consultant Dominic Helps who has been listed in The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom for Construction Law.

Welcome to the team!

Corbett & Co is pleased to announce that Sara Ehsani has joined the firm to complete her training contract.  Click here to read the full press release.

Corbett & Co Updates List of FIDIC Cases

Our team at Corbett & Co has updated its list of FIDIC-related court judgements and arbitral awards.

In addition to our case summaries, which we are adding to with each update, the FIDIC Case Law Table includes links to the judgments and awards, the year, jurisdiction and the list of clauses each case considers.

We hope our list is comprehensive but if you are aware of any other judgments or awards that should feature in the table, please let us know by sending an email to

Events & Training

Lecturing and training on the FIDIC forms of contract is an important subsidiary activity undertaken at Corbett & Co. Many of these seminars are organised through Cornerstone Seminars.  Full details of forthcoming seminars will be available soon but plans are for the following:

  • 5-6 April 2017, FIDIC Contracts, Dubai
  • 15-16 May 2017, FIDIC Contracts, London
  • 15-16 June 2017, FIDIC Claims, Amsterdam

Corbett & Co Director Victoria Tyson has partnered with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Training and worked closely with the ICE Law and Contracts examination panel to develop a new portfolio of eLearning courses that will prepare users for the highly regarded Law and Contracts examination.  The suite of training modules: ICE Law & Contracts eLearning course; ICE Law & Contracts Management course for accredited ECC project managers (eLearning); and ICE Law and Contracts Management course with NEC3 ECC project manager accreditation (blended learning).  Click here to visit the ICE’s website for further information.