The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 came into force on 15 April 2014. It is stated in the CIPA Act that its objects are to “facilitate regular and timely payment, to provide a mechanism for speedy dispute resolution through adjudication, to provide remedies for the recovery of payment in the construction industry and to provide for connected and incidental matters.”

Our Services

Our services include:

  • Advising clients on procedures, timelines under CIPA
  • Advising and representing clients on their claim under CIPAA

Our Experience

Our experiences include:

  • Claim for progress payments where the architect had failed to issue interim payment certificates under a PAM 2006 contract and defend the main contractor’s counter claim of liquidated damages
  • Claim for final account under a PAM 2006 contract for a 14-floors service apartment, and defence against a set-off of rectification costs.
  • Claim for variation works for a construction project in relation to renovation works under bespoke contract terms utilising the default provisions pursuant to section 36 of CIPAA in the absence of applicable terms in the contract and defence against a jurisdictional challenge
  • Defence of a claim for variation works for a highrise development pursuant to a bespoke contract and claim for backcharges Claim for interim payment certificates issued under a PAM 2006 contract after a stop-work order issued by the local authority including a defence to the employer’s counter claim of indemnity for trespass claim for milestone payment arising under a construction consultancy contract for quantity surveyor works acted for a Nominated Sub-Contractor (NSC) under the PAM 2006 Conditions of Contract for claims against the Main Contractor in relation to non-certification and non-payment of certified sums

Related Services

  • Construction
  • Arbitration
Raymond Mah
Managing Partner
Gan Chong Chieh
Christine Toh
Hannah Patrick
Senior Associate
Denise Phang
Vivien Fan
Wong Sue Ann

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