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Dispute Resolution
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We aim to resolve disputes rather than to contrive unmeritorious claims or defend the indefensible. To do this we try to understand our clients’ real objectives and establish a clear commercially driven strategy to ensure the earliest possible settlement on the most advantageous terms.

Our objective is to be at the forefront of the changing culture of the construction industry in order to bring cost-effective solutions to situations that might otherwise degenerate into protracted disputes. These solutions can then allow the parties to concentrate on their future business relationships.

Our professional services can be utilised at any stage of the construction process including:

  • Commercial management and intervention whilst projects are still in progress
  • Claim preparation and management
  • Negotiation
  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Litigation
  • Construction Disputes
  • ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Expert Determination
  • Expert Reports
Claim Preparation
  • Defence Dockyard – On behalf of the employer assisting the quantum expert on a dispute with a main contractor associated with a nuclear submarine dry dock, specifically involved with analysing contractor’s alleged delays with a view to determining culpability associated with the engineering services aspect of the works, contractor’s claim for damages approximately £9m
  • Military Bunker for Trident – On behalf of a mechanical and electrical subcontractor, providing advice and quantum information to the legal team relating to a military bunker, specifically involved with the production of documentation to assist with the valuation of the variation account and analysing the documentation to establish the basis of entitlement relating to prolongation, subcontractor’s claim for damages approximately £5m
  • Specialist Eye Care Hospital – On behalf of contractor compiling a loss and expense claim including details of causation and quantum, claim value £660k
  • Academy for Dramatic Arts – Assessing a controls subcontractors account and reporting on the further particulars required relating to the demonstration of the events that caused the delays and quantum particulars, claim value £1m
  • Hotel Project (5 star) – Assessing a contractor’s account and reporting on the further particulars required in order to enable ascertainment to take place, claim value £1 .2m
  • Media City – On behalf of an engineering subcontractor, general assistance to demonstrate that they were not culpable for specific delays, i.e. the demonstrating that the dominant cause rests with, for example, variations, delays in builders work activities, claim value £11m
  • Hotel and Residential Project – Preparing a brief demonstrating causation to form part of a request for an extension of time, a preliminary assessment of the quantum that may flow there from, on behalf of contractor assessed claim value and preparation of final account £18
  • National Sports Stadium – Drafting an acceleration narrative and quantum and preparation, negotiation and settlement of final account including draft of deeds of agreement, £53m
  • Airport Terminal – General advice on projects in progress. i.e. when to issue non–completion notices, certificates, valuations, variations under NEC 3 contracts
  • London Underground – Full Quantity Surveying services including the preparation of Claims amounting to £6m
  • Residential Project – Independent valuation of variation account and reporting on Quantum. Prolongation and Disruption, totalling £1m
  • Underground Station Project – Negotiation with LUL representatives, re-drafting variation submissions and checking Quantum for Dispute Team, £11m
Arbitration
  • New Town Development – Quantum Expert Reports and Claims Management for Civil Contractor in Abu Dhabi on dispute heard at DIAC. Dubai, disputed sum AED53m
  • New Build Residential Project – Preparation for Arbitration in Dublin on Residential Scheme for MEP Contractor, disputed sum €2m
  • Hospital Scheme – Preparation of claims for prolongation and loss and expense for Hospital Project in Dublin and submission and preparation for Arbitration
  • Specialist Heart and Chest Hospital – Re-drafting of Variation documents for Claim submission and preparation of £250k Insurance Claim
Adjudication
  • Residential Project – On behalf of subcontractor defending Adjudication proceedings relating to the variations aspect of the final account, including providing alternative quantum valuations in the event that the adjudicator decided on liability that we would fail, value of dispute £950k
  • World Airport – Preparation for Adjudication of six account and claims submissions for contracts terminated by Airports Authority in Dubai, disputed sums AED200m
  • M&E Adjudications – Preparation of quantum particulars on 4 adjudications for Contractor on M&E issues
Mediation
Litigation
  • Religious Building – On behalf of the Audit team preparation of Due Diligence reports for live contracts, £30m
  • Dockyard Project – Expert report preparation for a litigation case totalling £180m
  • Military Barracks – Quantum preparation on 54 separate clam issues to the total value of £8m. Also acted as a Witness of Fact on Variation disputes in Court of Technology Litigation
Construction Disputes
  • We aim to resolve disputes rather than to contrive unmeritorious claims or defend the indefensible. To do this we try to understand our clients’ real objectives and establish a clear commercially driven strategy to ensure the earliest possible settlement on the most advantageous terms.

Our objective is to be at the forefront of the changing culture of the construction industry in order to bring cost-effective solutions to situations that might otherwise degenerate into protracted disputes. These solutions can then allow the parties to concentrate on their future business relationships.

Our professional services can be utilised at any stage of the construction process including:

  • Commercial management and intervention whilst projects are still in progress
  • Claim preparation and management
  • Negotiation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Expert advice
ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Expert Determination
  • Redevelopment of Arts Centre – Undertaking an expert determination relating to valuation of circa 400 engineering services variations, value approximately £3m
  • Central London Buildings – Providing assistance to court appointed expert. £9m
Expert Reports
  • Data Centre – Quantum Expert reports on Data Centre project in Dublin, disputed sum 8m
  • Office Building – Expert Reports for Property Owner in Temple London regarding Chiller Systems and Fan Coil Unit Installation and Expert Reports for Property Owner in Lombard Street, London regarding Chiller System and Lift Installations
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