The classic contract for clients and consultants - Seven years of the FIDIC 2017 White Book


This webinar, organised by the FIDIC Contracts Committee (CC) on Tuesday 9 April 2024, will review the use of the FIDIC White Book Client/Consultant Model Services Agreement, the fifth edition of which was published in 2017. The White Book is a key part of the FIDIC suite and is one of the most widely used forms of professional services contract internationally.

Speakers at this webinar will reflect on the use of the White Book in the marketplace over the past seven years, drawing out lessons for users, FIDIC and the wider industry. Experts will highlight the main features of the White Book, including the reasons why it occupies such a strong sale ranking within the FIDIC suite of contracts, and examine the main benefits of using it, reflecting international best practice and ensuring consistency with the rest of the FIDIC suite of contracts.

Speakers at the webinar will include representatives of parties who work closely with the White Book, including an employer, engineer, multilateral development bank or other funder, a contractor and an insurer who will share their experiences of using this leading FIDIC contract.

By attending this webinar, you will: -

  • Get the lowdown on seven years’ use of the FIDIC White Book.
  • Learn key lessons from the use of this leading construction contract.
  • Find out about the main benefits of the White Book and why it’s so widely used.
  • Hear from leading experts in their field.
  • Get the perspectives of the client, engineer, lawyer and insurance experts.
  • Discover why this contract makes a positive difference to the client-consultant appointment process.

Given the stakeholders involved in the speaker line-up, an interesting and insightful discussion is guaranteed which will certainly highlight the different facets of the FIDIC White Book and why it remains so popular in the construction contracts arena.


James Mwangi Vincent Leloup Pieter Mattelaer Jafar Khan Stephen Davey
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CEST)