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We support a broad range of materials projects internationally, from dispute to resolution
Our experts have experience in all manner of large-scale materials projects including disputes related to chemicals, construction materials, manufacturing, metals and mining, and paper and forestry products. Our services span from programming and delay analysis of the development of a mine and the quantification of associated losses, through to investment treaty disputes and analysis of corporate transactions. We have been involved with projects in many jurisdictions throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Far East, each bringing unique challenges due to their high-value and complex nature.
Detailed programme analysis for open-pit gold mine dispute
Independent delay expert analysis in an international arbitration case relating to a US$175m open-pit gold mine facility in West Africa ...
Independent delay expert analysis in an international arbitration case concerning the termination of a civil and earthworks subcontractor by the Employer at a US$175m open-pit gold mine facility in West Africa. The 924,000oz gold reserves facility, the first to be built in the region for more than two years, includes a processing plant, tailings storage, ball mill and carbon-in-leach (CIL) tank. Performed a detailed programme and causation analysis relating to delays on the project, leading to a US$50m dispute.
Oil & Gas
Clarity from complexity on major refinery unit contract dispute
Tribunal-appointed quantum expert witness services to resolve a dispute arising on a gas liquefaction plant at a major oil refinery in the Middle East ...
Tribunal-appointed quantum expert witness services under cross-examination to resolve a dispute between a Main Contractor and one of its Subcontractors. Dispute arose on a re-measurement contract for a 2.5MMSCFD gas liquefaction plant at a major oil refinery in the Middle East. Ascertained relevant, contemporaneous documentation, analysed multiple heads of claim, and commented on incorrect claimed values. Provided expert report and clear responses to the tribunal, resulting in well-reasoned decisions and adoption of values and opinions put forward.
Consumer Goods & Services
Specialist ADR support for systems supplier and automotive distributor
Appointed to provide expert determination for a Middle East-based automotive distributor and its South African SAP implementation partner ...
Appointed to provide expert determination for an automotive distributor based in the Middle East and its South African SAP implementation partner. Completion of a US$100m SAP platform solution required continuous progress monitoring and reporting on delays due to resourcing and scope changes. Reports identified causes and apportioned responsibility which was used to determine how much each party would contribute to associated costs of delay. For changes, reports identified whether individual aspects of functionality were in the original scope of work.