Contract, Commercial & Disputes

Over the years, we’ve seen disruption on every kind of complex project, from conception to completion. We’re driven by an unrelenting passion to deliver the best outcome, using experience, tenacity and technical expertise to pre-empt, mitigate and resolve risks and disputes that could affect your project delivery.

Our comprehensive range of contract management, commercial and dispute services and advice help to avoid disruption through due diligence, strategic procurement, tailored tender and contract documentation, contract administration and commercial management services. Where disputes cannot be avoided we deliver a range of services to help resolve disagreements. Our dispute resolution services include negotiation and mediation to assist in more collaborative outcomes. Where determinative methods such as arbitration and litigation are used, our experienced team serve as tribunal members or Expert Witnesses on your behalf.

Contract, Commercial & Dispute Services
  • Dispute Avoidance
  • Due Diligence
  • Strategic Procurement Advice
  • Funding Advisory
  • Contract Document Preparation and Negotiation
  • Contract Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Commercial Management
  • Tender Documentation and Preparation
  • Market Sounding
  • Tender Evaluation and Review
  • Probity Audits
  • Dispute Resolution and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Adjudication
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Reconciliation
  • Expert Determination
  • Expert Witness
  • Forensic Planning
  • Project and Funding Due Diligence
  • Business Assurance

Expert Witness
When claims and disputes cannot be settled, they are commonly resolved through adjudication, arbitration or litigation using an Expert Witness. Renowned for delivering with integrity and technical excellence, our team brings credibility and knowledge to a case as required, receiving instruction directly from clients, contractors, sub-contractors, insurers or from a solicitor acting on their behalf.

Expert Determination
We employ qualified and experienced Expert Determiners who are able to act as third party tribunal when appointed by professional bodies or other parties. When selected as an expert in a determination matter, our representatives are independent and act fairly and impartially to parties involved in the dispute.

Arbitration
We employ experienced Chartered Arbitrators who are able to act as third party tribunal when appointed by professional bodies or other parties. In addition, our highly trained professionals are able to offer varied national and international experience that ensures representations are presented to tribunals in the most effective way.

Adjudication
A team of qualified practicing adjudicators make impartial binding decisions when appointed to do so and provide advice to clients on industry payments procedures in order to avoid payment disputes to ensure relationships are maintained. Our knowledge of the respective security of payment processes and legislation in all Australasian jurisdictions enables us to assist the flow of money between contracting parties; this often resolves payment disputes before they escalate to arbitration or litigation.

Business Assurance
Our team of specialists provide comprehensive business assurance services to identify risks and assist in developing your organisation’s policies and procedures; enabling sustainable business growth, optimised performance and profitability.

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