Expert Determination: Swift, Binding and Cost Effective
Contractually ordained expert determination can be a viable alternative to other more mainstream forms of dispute resolution such as courts, tribunals and arbitration.
Arbitration, Courts or Tribunals?
Building disputes can be resolved in a variety of judicial and quasi-judicial forums, three of the most common being arbitration, courts and tribunals.
Effective Post-Construction Dispute Resolution Methods
Disputes following construction unfortunately happen far too often and could be avoided with common sense and if builders always adhered to contract law.
Arbitration: Final and Binding
Arbitration is an established feature of dispute resolution in the construction sector.
Construction Disputes Fall in Value, Grow in Length
A global design, engineering, and consultancy firm has released a report stating disputes relating to major construction projects in North America decreased in value while the...
The Risks of ‘Do and Charge’ Agreements
I am constantly amazed by the scale and value of work being carried out under so called ‘Do and Charge’ arrangements.
Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration…
I just read a very well researched paper from an American Law professor, which looked at managing conflict in construction, and the various forms of dispute...
What to Consider When Signing Contracts with Arbitration Clauses
Throughout the world, arbitration is a very common form of dispute resolution, although in the antipodes it is less fashionable than it used to be.
Asia a Hotbed for Large Construction Disputes
Asia has taken over from the Middle East as the global hotbed for large and expensive disputes in the building and construction industry, with disagreements on...