4 Feb 2020
4 Feb 2020

Managing EOT Claims - Saving time and saving £s

Diales & Maples hosted a joint Breakfast Workshop on EOT Claims.

Our practical advice helped property developers, funders and their project teams to manage and resolve extension of time (EOT) claims to reduce project delay and cost. During our PowerPoint presentation, we explained how the most commonly used standard form construction contracts deal with EOT claims and how to ensure you protect your contractual rights, followed by a Q&A. 


8am Registration & breakfast
8.25am Welcome
Michael Craik - EOT procedures under Standard Form
(JCT & NEC) Construction Contracts
Maria Fisentzou - Practical approach to managing EOT
claims to reduce project delay & cost
9.10am Michael Craik - Top tips if a dispute does arise?
9.20am Questions
9.30am Tea & coffee


Michael Craik, Consultant at Maples Teesdale has nearly 30 years of experience of advising clients and their professional teams in all aspects of construction projects, having worked in the UK and Far East. He is an accredited mediator. Michael will explain what the standard form contracts say about contract programmes, the contractual procedures and why any differences may matter in terms of time and cost overruns. He will also give some 'top tips' of how to best to resolve EOT claims if a dispute does arise.

Maria Fisentzou, Forensic Delay Analyst - Delay Expert at Diales
has over 25 years' experience. A Chartered civil engineer by background, Maria has extensive experience in construction management and planning engineering on a variety of projects such as buildings, infrastructure, shipbuilding and tunnelling. Maria has experience in different parts of the globe including the Middle East, Europe, Far East and the UK. Maria has been appointed as an independent expert on planning and forensic delay analysis in mediation, adjudication and international arbitration proceedings. Maria has given oral expert evidence in international arbitration proceedings and domestic adjudication.