Expert advice in minutes not days. Register it's free and ask your first question now.
ReachBack is our free community help desk for construction professionals. A library of high-quality questions from real users with answers delivered and curated by a panel of industry experts.

4,310 questions

4,511 answers

592 comments

34,767 users

Register its Free

Download here

If a contractor under-estimates a quotation and has to terminate a project, should an architect attempt to negotiate an amicable termination and settlement?

0 votes
266 views
asked Feb 6, 2013 in JCT Contracts by JCT Experts (-20 points)  
   

1 Answer

0 votes

This is dependent upon at what stage the contract has progressed to. If discovered immediately, the contractor can simply withdraw the tender. Otherwise there are likely to be legal proceedings involved, and the architect has no specific duty with regards to this, it will be handled by legal professionals.

answered Feb 6, 2013 by JCT Experts (-20 points)