Adjudication Services

Our experience in adjudication services covers a number of spheres in the property and construction sector. Here are some examples.

  • 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

Using expert services to resolve construction disputes

Our expertise in construction matters means our dispute resolution services are often utilised to provide Expert Determination and Expert Reports in order to solve property sector disputes.

Examples of our work in Expert Determination include

  • 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

We have prepared Expert Reports in a number of cases including

  • 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

Consultancy services for legal claims in construction

Over the years, we’ve provided a number of services to help clients through the litigation process. Although we believe litigation should be the last resort to resolve property and construction disputes, we also recognise that the process must be managed properly. Here are three examples when our services helped clients pursue legal claims successfully.

  • 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