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

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asked Feb 6, 2013 in JCT Contracts by JCT Experts (890 points)  

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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 (890 points)