Webinar: Spotlight on…

Webinar: Spotlight on…

…International Arbitration in the New Normal Book your place here. Join Damian James and two of the world’s leading construction lawyers for a discussion on how international arbitration has changed since the start of 2020. What are the key effects of...
Bias in Expert Evidence

Bias in Expert Evidence

In forensic science, subjective judgments tend to play a role in how experts analyse and interpret impressionistic or abstract theoretical conclusions. Bias, or the perception of bias may become a challenge for experts in some circumstances. As the Expert Institute...
Extracting The Entitlement

Extracting The Entitlement

The Brief If you find yourself involved in a dispute regarding the time aspects of your project, you may find that the appointment of a delay expert is an essential consideration. Delay analysis is arguably a difficult subject to deal with and one that is often...
Quantum Jump

Quantum Jump

THE BEST METHODS AND APPROACH FOR DETERMINING QUANTUM MATTERS ARE: The use of a sophisticated cost system that allows an audit trail of cause, effect, and entitlement. In the absence of a sophisticated system, the use of the records available should be the next...
How do I choose the right arbitrator?

How do I choose the right arbitrator?

The Arbitration Foundation of South Africa’s international arbitration rules were released for public consultation on 1st July 2020. These new rules suggest that the choice of arbitration rules may increase. Parties to a dispute will have extended choices beyond those...
Productivity – Who (or What) Is To Blame?

Productivity – Who (or What) Is To Blame?

PRODUCTIVITY losses continue to form a major cost to employers and contractors alike. The argument as to who is liable for such costs will be continually debated and, in most instances, decided by a tribunal. Having carried out a recent survey into productivity, the...
Adjudication & COVID-19

Adjudication & COVID-19

In April and May of this year we provided a series of webinars. These focused on best practice for construction parties dealing with suspension or delay of works due to the lockdowns in various jurisdictions. In this article, we take a look at some of the requirements...
Adjudication: An Overview

Adjudication: An Overview

This article takes a look at the merits of ‘adjudication’ as a means of resolving disputes and ensuring continued cashflow in the construction industry. A time-limited system for resolving a dispute, adjudication is typically limited to a four-week period for...