Grenfell Tower & The New Building Safety Fund

Grenfell Tower & The New Building Safety Fund

In 2017, a fire broke out in the 24 storey Grenfell Tower in London. Within minutes the fire spread up the exterior of the building and within two hours every floor was alight. The fire caused the death of 72 people, and has become one of the UK’s worst modern...
Spotlight on… Mediation

Spotlight on… Mediation

Webinar on resolving construction disputes through mediation Thursday 29th April – 0830 UK / 0930 South Africa / 11:30 UAE Damian James will be joined by two experts for a discussion on mediation. Joining him is advocate and mediator Chantelle Humphries and...
Construction Adjudication in Africa

Construction Adjudication in Africa

At our Spotlight event in February 2021, Damian James joined Simon Kiriba of law firm, Bowmans and advocate, Johan Beyers for a look at the use of adjudication for resolving construction disputes in Africa. Could adjudication become the new normal way to resolve...
Spotlight on… Mediation

Spotlight on… Adjudication

Webinar examining the role and rise of adjudication in Africa Damian James and two of Africa’s leading construction lawyers examine adjudication across the continent. The team look at the history of adjudication and how different jurisdictions treat the process....
Webinar: Spotlight on…

Webinar: Spotlight on…

…International Arbitration in the New Normal. Damian James and two of the world’s leading construction lawyers. discuss how international arbitration has changed since the start of 2020. What are the key effects of the pandemic and what do you need to...
Adjudication in Africa & Dohne Construction v UNKI Mines

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...