Construction Contract & Claims Management Podcast Series – EP5: How to Navigate Settlement Discussions and Prepare Settlement Agreements

The success of large-scale development projects depends greatly on the parties maintaining a good commercial relationship. Whilst claims and disputes are often inevitable in relation to construction works, early and amicable settlement can be instrumental in sustaining those relationships and ensuring the successful delivery of a project.

So when should a party start to think about settlement in the context of construction claims and disputes? How should settlement discussions be conducted, and what needs to be considered when preparing a settlement agreement?

The fifth and final episode of the London Construction & Infrastructure Group’s “Construction Contract & Claims Management” podcast series explores how to navigate settlement discussions and prepare settlement agreements in the context of construction claims and disputes.

This episode can be found on iTunes, Spotify and SoundCloud.

This episode is also accompanied by a checklist which sets out some of the key matters to be considered when conducting settlement discussions and preparing settlement agreements. The checklist can be viewed and downloaded here.

The entire series and accompanying checklists can also be found on our web page.

For further information please contact:

Michael Sharp
Michael Sharp
Associate, construction and infrastructure, London
+44 20 7466 7520
Noe Minamikata
Noe Minamikata
Professional support lawyer, construction and infrastructure, London
+44 20 7466 2838

New HSF blog – Construction Notes

Readers of this blog may be interested to know that the Herbert Smith Freehills construction and infrastructure team has launched a new blog of its own – Construction Notes.

Construction Notes will include articles and updates on the latest developments in the construction sector, from both a contentious and non-contentious perspective, from HSF’s industry experts across the globe.

Recent posts include an in-depth article on the impact of the Triple Point case on construction contracts, an article by our Dubai team on the rule of penalties in Makdessi applied to EPC contracts, and our annual construction case law digest 2018/2019.

The blog also includes links to our recent Construction Contract & Claims Management podcast series in which the London construction disputes team consider issues commonly encountered on construction and engineering projects such as variations, termination/suspension, assessing contractor claims, preparing for a potential construction dispute and the settlement of construction disputes.

Construction Notes can be found at the following link. Please subscribe to receive email notifications.

For further information please contact:

Noe Minamikata
Noe Minamikata
Professional support lawyer, construction and infrastructure, London
+44 20 7466 2838
Susannah Davis
Susannah Davis
Professional support lawyer, construction and engineering, London
+44 20 7466 2843