Prolongation and Extension of Time

Our experts have provided delay and quantum expert witness advice on claims for extension of time in respect of prolongation on projects ranging from office towers in the Middle East to specialist mechanical and electrical laboratory installations within the UK.

Prolongation and Extension of Time examples

  • Piping Refurbishment

    On-shore to off-shore piping refurbishment for tanker loading from an oil refinery, where the project experienced design issues.

    Blackrock Expert Services advised our client on how to construct its statement of case.

  • Biogas Plant

    Biogas plant to convert waste material into gas to be supplied to the national grid, where the project experienced equipment issues and feedstock deficiencies.

    Blackrock Expert Services provided a preliminary review of the contractor’s entitlement to an extension of time, which had a direct bearing on the validity of the termination of the contract.

  • Multi-storey Office Building

    Refurbishment of multiple floors of an office building where design issues and logistics caused delay and disruption.

    Blackrock Expert Services provided independent expert witness evidence in relation to an extension of time claim on five relevant delay events.

  • Rail Project

    Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) rail project including the construction of a train maintenance depot, satellite sidings, head shunt and an accommodation block. Key issues included limited access and limited working hours due to isolation problems.

    Blackrock Expert Services produced an independent expert report on the project delay for an Adjudication hearing on an extension of time claim.