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 we give to you.
In the wider sense, this can take the form of early advice and robust procedures to minimise the risk of disputes occurring later in a project.
In the narrower sense, we take all steps to ensure that existing disputes do not progress to a formal dispute resolution process by issuing clear, concise and robust communications to the other party.
If a dispute cannot be avoided, we provide practical and cost effective advice, management and support throughout the entire process from formulating and producing your claim or defence to ensure the best chance of success, to representing you in adjudication, arbitration or mediation, or providing litigation support.
We encourage your own team to carry out any part of the process under our supervision in order to save you costs.
We have consultants who can act as adjudicators, arbitrators, mediators or provide expert determination services.
In addition, we will have the right person for your next Expert Witness appointment, or our international strategic alliance partners may know the right person with the right skills for your arbitration or court appearance…read less.
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…read more.