Advice: advice on points of difference or dispute in order to allow for negotiation and early resolution.
Claims: advice and preparation of claims as permitted under most forms of contract (or outside the contract). Claims are most often brought for delay, disruption, changes and other matters of quantum. Assistance from clients is welcome and can make claims more economic to bring. Advice in defence of claims is of course also available.
Adjudication: RBD has extensive experience in both referring and defending adjudication proceedings. We are able to obtain expert reports concerning time, money and quality and appropriate; if necessary, we are also able to obtain the Opinion of Leading Counsel on questions of law.
Arbitration: RBD has extensive experience in the conduct of arbitrations as well as assisting with the enforcement of awards arising from same.
Litigation support: although we do not act in the courts, we are able to assist in litigation proceedings, for example in the enforcement of adjudicator’s decisions.
Expert witness reporting: we have provided expert reports and have been cross examined on the matters of delay and disruption before various tribunals.