When a contract is terminated many issues arise. Our experts have provided expert witness advice on technical validity, valuation at termination and claims for the additional cost to complete, including related delay and disruption issues, on projects ranging from hospital developments to waste-to-energy plants.

Termination examples

  • Mixed-use Skyscraper

    A multi-storey mixed-use development in the UAE, consisting of a complex of three towers, where the project was terminated following slow progress to the works.

    Blackrock Expert Services was appointed as both programming and quantum expert to investigate the delay to each of the contractual milestones, and the incurred costs.

  • 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.

  • Airport Terminal & Links

    Construction of a new terminal and links to an existing airport, where the project was terminated.

    Blackrock Expert Services was instructed to provide a claims analysis regarding which payments had been made and how much work had been completed by the contractor before suspension of the works.