Unfortunately disputes in the construction industry are inevitable and can occur even on the best managed projects. The types of dispute that arise are normally in connection with time overruns and additional costs being incurred. We can assist in the following ways:-
Undertake a detailed assessment of the merits or otherwise of your case and provide advice as to the strengths and weaknesses of same.
Prepare, evaluate, present and negotiate:
- Extension of time claims
- Loss and expense claims
- Final Account
Dispute resolution is the process of resolving disputes between parties and there are a number of dispute resolution process available, some of which will be dependent upon the contract entered into between the parties;-
- Expert determination
- Dispute Resolution Board
- Adjudication Arbitration
How can we help?
Expert determination – This is appropriate for valuation and quantum disputes, an area which we here at BST-Consult QS specialise in.
Adjudication – Our consultants have been involved in statutory adjudication since the provisions of the HGCR Act came into force in May 1998 and are highly trained with significant experience in prosecuting and defending adjudications.
We offer the following services:
- Advise on jurisdictional issues
- Prepare notices of adjudication and referral notices, or
- Prepare responses to referral notices
- Act as Party representative
We have highly trained consultants who are Fellows and Members of the CIArb with significant experience in the arbitration process.
The services we offer are:
- Act as your Arbitration/Litigation case manager
- Advise on the appointment of a suitably experienced Solicitor
- Act as Quantum Expert Witness