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  • Single-storey Hospital

    A single-storey hospital comprising two zones and including an outpatient clinic, pharmacy, hospital, audiology, x-ray department and catering facilities. Key issues included: adverse weather conditions; weather tightness; steelwork delay; water ingress; and MEP requirements.

    Blackrock Expert Services undertook a detailed review of the site diaries and other available contemporaneous information to deduce the as-built programme and actual critical path. These were used to produce an independent delay analysis report, which resulted in a favourable outcome for our client.

  • Major Skyscraper

    The Shard skyscraper, the tallest building in the UK.

    Blackrock Expert Services was appointed as independent delay expert for a litigation hearing in TCC.

  • Listed Building

    A live £45 million listed building fit-out in a major city centre.

    Blackrock Expert Services was required to provide independent, technical and strategic project management advice and progress monitoring to aid with construction management and dispute avoidance.

  • Urban Regeneration Project

    Mixed-use urban regeneration project consisting of 5 buildings, with total site area of 5.8 acres, comprising commercial, residential and retail space. Key issues included: change of scope; permit and licence requirements; steelwork issues; and late party wall agreement.

    Blackrock Expert Services provided a detailed comparison between the status and progress achieved in each building at periodic points of time, as well as analysing the remaining duration and projection to establish the actual critical path of the project. A report was then produced, determining the critical activities that led to the project delay.

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  • 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.

  • Underground Civils Works

    Construction of the main underground civils works to a pumped-storage power station, including intake pipework, power house complexes and mains access tunnels. Key issues included: NEC principle dispute on valuation methodology; challenge to adjudicator’s decisions; and disputed variations.

    Blackrock Expert Services was appointed to provide quantum independent expert witness services.

  • 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.

  • Closed Cycle Power Plant

    Conversion of an open cycle power plant into closed cycle power plant by installing a steam turbine to work alongside the two existing gas turbines. Key issues included complex concurrency between an employer delay event and a contractor delay event, and uncertainty about the status of the works due to project being live and the works being underwater.

    Blackrock Expert Services provided a detailed review and critique of the opposing party’s expert report, as well as a time impact analysis of the project delays.

Projects from this location

  • Multi-purpose off-shore vessel

    Design and build of a multi-purpose off-shore construction vessel, where design and programme delays led to eventual termination of the contract by the employer.

    Blackrock Expert Services was instructed to produce a critical path analysis and delay and quantum independent expert reports on the issues experienced during the project.

  • Power Station

    A large, greenfield, coal-fired power plant project.

    David Barry was appointed as part of a dispute Adjudication board (DAB); an impartial and independent panel appointed to give decisions on and settle disputes, throughout the course of the project.

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  • 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.

  • On-shore Oil Tank Farm

    Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of an on-shore oil tank farm with associated pump station, substation, control and administration buildings, and truck loading facilities with a net capacity of 630,000m³, together with a jetty extending 1.5 km offshore including all topside facilities, mooring and loading platforms, marine loading arms (MLAs) and associated pipework and civils works. The works were also to include necessary soil investigations, pile testing, dredging and partial reclamation of the shore to accommodate jetty support facilities.

    Blackrock Expert Services was instructed to produce an independent expert report on the issues of: variations; extension of time; design changes; and delay.

  • International Airport

    Supply and installation of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works to a major international airport, where key issues included: termination of the MEP subcontractor; disputed valuation of the works at termination; delay and disruption; and loss of office overheads.

    Blackrock Expert Services was appointed to produce a quantum independent expert report for an Arbitration hearing regarding termination of the project and valuation of the works.

  • Gas Liquefaction Plant

    A gas liquefaction plant where a dispute arose between the Main Contractor and one of their Subcontractors on a re-measurement contract.

    Blackrock Expert Services was required to ascertain the relevant, contemporaneous documentation, analyse multiple heads of claim, and comment on incorrect claimed values.

    Through a clear and concise expert report, and efficient and comprehensible responses under cross examination, the tribunal was able to make well-reasoned decisions and adopted the values and opinions put forward by Blackrock Expert Services.


Projects from this location

Projects from this location

Projects from this location