Bylined article by Construction & Engineering partner Jonathan Hosie in which he examines how some of the FIDIC forms of contract treat the issue of unforeseen physical conditions. He also looks briefly at the prerequisites for advancing a claim for extra time or money under the FIDIC forms and comments on a recent case decided in the Technology & Construction Court in London concerning the FIDIC Yellow Book.

An abridged version first appeared in the Construction Law Review published by the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors in July 2014.

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