Construction projects are about the allocation and management of risk with the aim of achieving practical completion on time and within budget.
We are experienced in residential and commercial construction projects in the UK and advise developers, contractors, sub-contractors and construction professionals on a broad range of issues including:
- Dispute Avoidance and Resolution
- Contract Interpretation
- Delay Analysis
- Design Liability
- Defects and Professional Negligence
Emcor Drake & Scull Ltd -v- Sir Robert McAlpine (2004).
Brian Warwicker Partnership -v- HOK International (2005).
Advising a developer regarding a claim at the Pre-Action Protocol stage against a contractor in relation to defective terrazzo floor tiles at a shopping centre in the South East of England. Claim in excess of £350,000.
Advising a large contractor in respect of various requests for extensions of time and a claim for loss and expense/prolongation. Working with consultants to review project documentation and prepare a critical path analysis. Dispute subsequently referred to adjudication and arbitration proceedings.