Newton Legal discusses new FIDIC construction contract forms

October 9, 2018

Changes to the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) contract forms and their effect on the construction industry were the theme of a panel discussion hosted by the Bahrain British Forum (BBBF). Newton Legal heads the BBBF’s Legal Special Interest Group (SIG) for legal professionals. The event was held at the Capital Club in Bahrain.

Sumana Abdulkarim, Senior Associate at Newton Legal, moderated the discussion, with the panel comprising of Charles Russell Speechlys Partner Paula Boast, Norton Rose Fulbright Partner, Joanne Taqi and Aecom Principal Engineer Ian Lunt-Bell.

Questions about FIDIC’s new standard forms of contracts were put to the panel, who clarified the common themes to the changes in the different standard forms and their implications.

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