Our knowledge, experience and in-depth insight into all aspects of construction and engineering issues is, we believe, of significant importance to your project and its success in relation to value, cost, time, conflict avoidance and resolution. Nowhere is that of greater importance than in the current economic climate.
We provide an extensive range of professional solutions, as set out below, to assist you achieve that success, reduce your risk and maximise your profit:
The contract is the most important document in any construction project as it sets out the obligations and liabilities of the parties. We can provide clear and practical contract advice…read more.
We actively practice dispute avoidance. We fervently believe that disputes, and the costs associated with them, should and can be avoided and will always seek to do so in any advice…read more.
We are able to support your business or project through the most difficult contractual impasse, claim, claim response or pre-dispute position…read more.
A commercial department should cover its own costs, i.e. the financial consequences of not having it is greater than the cost of having it. However, your company may not be large enough to justify the the cost of a full time commercial manager. Our commercial management expertise is second to none; we can provide commercial services to your company to reduce your risk and maximise your profitability. Our commercial management service includes training your existing staff so that our involvement reduces over time.
In addition, we can undertake a project review, i.e. assess a ‘broken’ project, take a look at how and why your project team has not performed or why their targets have not been achieved and make recommendations for action, change or ‘repair’.
Finally, if you feel that your Programme Manager, Resident Engineer, Superintendent, Contract Administrator or Clerk of Works requires to be supervised or your contractor is complaining that your Site Representative is not performing and is costing him time and money, then we can supervise your Representative on site and report back to you (the Employer/Client) on performance and competence of your Site Representative and potentially head-off a costly dispute…read less.