Expertise

Contentious

The contentious construction team has extensive experience of handing construction disputes. Paying particular attention to the early identification of problems and the provision of advice throughout the course of the project, the team ensure that clients have advice that can be acted on in real-time. Critical and prompt analysis of construction claims is essential.  

The team specialise in assisting clients to undertake proper examination of difficult prolongation and additional cost / damages issues in both advancing and defending claims.

Recent Work

  • Acting for large contractor against major developer in Commercial Court proceedings concerning major city centre development. We obtained advantageous multi-million euro settlement before the matter went to trial.
  • Acting for a major steelworks sub-contractor in claims against a large Irish construction company on city centre office redevelopment. We successfully brought the matter to conciliation and obtained a sum equal to the original contract value.
  • Acting for a US private health care consultant in relation to disputes in arbitration with architects under international rules.
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