The real news story of the Dublin Port Tunnel is not its faults; it is the role of the whistleblower/s.
It is important to recognize that the expense of construction (which is considerable) carries the hidden reciprocal cost of the dispute and that the parties should budget for spending that money if and when the dispute breaks out. If that is budgeted for there will be a minimized loss of momentum in driving the dispute resolution process to an early conclusion.
So, not only do the lawyers become judges but they thereafter scandalize the world (the non-lawyer world anyway; lawyers know more than they can tell).
The beneficiary of a professional indemnity policy is the insured professional. His client, on whom the loss may have fallen, has no privity with the insurer and, in Ireland, has no entitlement to seek payment directly from the insurer.
Under no circumstances should the nominated sub-contractor accept any variation to the Construction Industry Federation nominated sub-contractors’ contract form.
Mount Etna has recently erupted and, currently, I do not know if there is a danger of pyroclastic flow onto the happy tourists of Catania in Sicily.
It is reported that approximately €196,000 paid by Cork teenagers for their Debs’ dance or dances, has gone missing.
ââ¦sanitary engineers and municipal architects, men
Who by swearing that black is white land all the juicy contracts
Just like that â a new temple, swamp-drainage, harbour-works,
River-clearance, undertaking, the lot â then pocket the cash
And fraudulently file their petition in bankruptcy.â?
That means that the management of PPP contracts is handed to the private sector; the opportunity for profit is handed to the private sector; but, the shouldering of loss is on the public.