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Course Director

Guillaume BERNARD

Contract  &  Claim Manager

Guillaume has got his Degree in LAW  at  University Lyon III – Lyon (France) and has conducted several   Masters and Courses  of specialization in commercial law relating to contracts, corporate contracts, Management etc. .

Guillaume has been working as a Contract / Claim Manager for several years in the Energy sector and, especially, as part of turnkey projects relating to the construction of high / medium voltage substations as well as solar power stations. He has a legal backround, a strong contractual culture (civil and common law) and an operational experience in claim Management on a Worldwide basis.

In particular, he has been providing famous engineering companies such as Siemens T&D and Schneider Electrich whith his expertise through EPC contracts concluded with customers and suppliers located in Europe, in Africa, in South-East Asia, in India, in the Middle East and in America.



Co-author: “Contract and Commercial Management – The Operational Guide” (2011) –  The International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (“IACCM”)

Co-author: “The Guide to Industrial Subcontracting” (2011) –  The Association of industrial Supplier dedicated to Energy, Building and Substructure sectors (“GIMELEC”)


Course Programme


1 Overview of FIDIC Contracts

• Conditions of Contract for Construction (Red Book)

• Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (Yellow Book)


2 Operational approach

• The key roles and obligations of the Employer, the Engineer and the Contractor

• The key dispositions dealing with the execution of the contract


3 Claim Management approach

• The key clauses which entitle to issue a Claim Request (damages and extensión of time)

• The key clauses which entitle to issue a Variation or an Adjustment Request

• The contractual procedure the Employer and the Contractor have to comply with

• Disputes and arbitration



4 Legal approach

• Delay damages

• Suspension and termination

• Risk, responsibility and insurance

• Force majeure, assignment and subcontracting


5 Financial approach

• The contract price and Schedule of payment

• Payment

• The financial mechanism


At the end of the course,  2  Case Studies will be presented to  delegates.  Such activities  will promote the discussion and exchange of ideas among participants. In this way the student will be able to consolidate the concepts presented throughout the course


Participants will receive a  WATERXPERT’s  course completion certificate.



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