Corbett & Co can offer clear, commercially-focused advice at the outset of any project. We can assist with the procurement of the project, drafting, or when a dispute arises. We are regularly instructed to review road building contracts or to act in disputes arising from the construction or rehabilitation of roads. Corbett & Co lawyers are internationally recognized as experts in this sector. Our client base includes governments, engineers and contractors. In recent years we have dealt with multi-million euro claims in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. We have conducted arbitrations across Europe, including in London, Paris, Bucharest and Warsaw and represented clients before numerous Dispute Boards.
Corbett & Co has advised on numerous technical issues such as unforeseen ground conditions, force majeure and variation claims, and on economic issues such as price escalation. We have dealt with delays caused by late land possession, landslides, flooding and incorrect geotechnical data. Our lawyers have addressed termination and suspension claims as well as final account and extension of time claims. We work closely with programming and quantum experts, engineers and local lawyers to provide a seamless service to each client, tailored to their individual needs and those of the project. Many of the contracts are under the FIDIC forms of contract including the FIDIC 3rd and 4th editions; the Red Book 1999; and Yellow Book 1999.