John Clayden 


An Introduction

Practical Contract Management

Founded 16 years ago in Seoul by John Clayden MRICS, a Chartered Quantity Surevyor, the firm John Clayden is a small consultancy specialised in the management of contractual matters on large international projects. Our experience covers building, civil engineering, gas and oil installations, data transmission, telecommunications, power generation, chemical plants, water installations and railways.

Within the field of contract management for such projects, our services include pre-award contract preparation, formulation and negotiation, post-award contract administration, scope of work changes, delay claims for time and cost and dispute resolution.

Covered are both pre-award and post-award expertise


Pre-Award (Generally non-contentious)

  • Contract drafting and formulation
  • Commercial and contractual advice
  • Risk analysis
  • Training

Post-Award (Generally contentious)

  • Contract Administration
  • Claims strategy
  • Claim preparation
  • Claim appraisal
  • Delay analysis
  • Dispute resolution