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FIDIC Masterclass Series: Contract Fundamentals (Singapore)

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Programme Overview

The suite of contracts published by FIDIC (Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils) are widely used on international construction projects, and the number of countries with projects adopting FIDIC contracts has increased rapidly. Having an understanding of each party’s rights and responsibilities under these contracts, being able to effectively manage any claims that arise under FIDIC and knowing how to avoid such issues will give construction professionals a distinctive advantage.

This course is the first part of FIDIC Contract Masterclass series designed to provide you with the fundamental grounding in the FIDIC suite of contracts and relevant conditions and build your competence working with FIDIC Contracts as employers, contractors and consultants.

Course Structure

  • Introduction of the FIDIC Suite of Contracts

  • FIDIC Terms and Definitions

  • The Parties and their Obligation: Design and Works

  • Introduction to Project Time and Case Study on the Programme

  • The Site and its Management

  • Subcontractor Obligations and Use of Plant & Labour on the Site

  • Introduction to the Contract Price and Payment Applications

  • Case Study on Defects, Obligations and Warrantees

  • Variations and Claims

Learning Objectives

After this programme, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the various FIDIC contract forms.

  • Explain the roles and obligations of the contractual parties under FIDIC.

  • State the risk, responsibility, liability and insurance allocation in FIDIC Contracts.

  • Distinguish between issues related to design, materials and workmanship.

  • State key clauses under FIDIC contracts that allows claims for employer and contractor.

What to Expect?

Lecture: interactive series of presentation supported by in-depth group discussions.

Case Studies and Exercises: allow you to apply the new theory and concepts in real-life context.

Who Should Attend

  • Project Owners / Employers / Contractors / Contract Administrators

  • Quantity Surveyors / Engineers / Architects / Commercial Managers

  • Any industry using FIDIC Contracts

About the Trainers

Peter Atkinson (MSc FCIArb MRICS)

Partner & Country Manager, Singapore

Peter Atkinson is a chartered quantity surveyor with over 35 years’ experience on construction and engineering projects in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East and South America. Peter is a practicing quantum expert and has particular expertise in quantity surveying, cost and commercial management, valuation of work done and the assessment of the quantum of damages on construction and engineering projects. Peter has provided advice to owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and consultants on projects in a variety of construction sectors including: highways and bridges, railways, airports, reclamation and dredging, petrochemical plants, offshore and onshore oil and gas, mining and process plants, power plants, commercial and residential buildings, sports stadia and leisure facilities.

Lee Baker (GDL BSc (Hons) MCIArb AMAE)


Lee Baker is a Director at HKA, responsible for the Forensic Delay Group in the Asia region. Lee is a delay analyst with over 12 years’ industry experience, who specialises in time-related matters and programme risk management. He has been appointed to prepare expert reports and regularly advises clients on dispute avoidance and resolution. Lee has extensive international experience of high value mega-projects, across a wide-range of industry sectors. These include Power Generation, Aviation, Rail, High-rise buildings and Prestige Retail and Commercial developments. Lee prepares and presents courses for the RICS and his recent speaking engagements include: FIDIC Asia Pacific Conference, Annual Construction Risk Management Conference, PMI (Singapore Branch) Symposium and the YSIAC Advocacy Roadshow.

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