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Valuation of change orders was on re-measurement basis (BHC v Galliford Try)

Published on: 28 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Valuation of change orders was on re-measurement basis (BHC v Galliford Try)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Availability of Part 8 proceedings
  • Construction of the COIs
  • Case details

Article summary

Construction analysis: The court held, in Part 8 proceedings, that change order instructions (COIs) based on lump sum quotations were subject to valuation on a re-measurement basis in light of the natural and ordinary meaning of each COI (also known as a variation instruction). In addition to making this declaration, the court also dismissed an objection from the defendant as to the use of Part 8 proceedings. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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