Quantum

Blackrock Expert Services’s Quantum team delivers independent expert advice on matters of valuation and costs management in construction and engineering disputes, including delay and disruption related costs, the valuation of variations or compensation events, termination related costs and insurance related work.

Blackrock Expert Services’s Quantum Experts have given evidence, both orally and in written reports, in various dispute forums including litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. Their market leading service is achieved through robust and independent forensic analysis, presented in a clear and well guided manner.

Key Projects

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  • Medical & Research Centre

    Expert support for ultra-modern medical and research megaproject.

    Engaged to perform independent delay and quantum expert services for a major medical and research facility following termination of the joint venture contractor for late completion and missed deadlines. Provided expert advice on all aspects of termination proceedings, including validity of term, original cost verification and costs to completion for the 400-bed hospital, committed to providing world-class, patient-focused tertiary health care for women and children in an ultra-modern facility.

  • Waste Water Plant

    Construction of a waste water plant in the UK.

    Blackrock Expert Services was instructed to assess the overrun of costs due to construction defects.

  • Oil & Gas Processing Plant

    High value construction project involving six initial production facilities to process crude oil, water and gas from wells on three different sites, to increase the oil production capacity of an oil field development.

    Blackrock Expert Services prepared a report which reviewed the approach and methodology of the opposing party’s delay analysis.  Further to this review, Blackrock Expert Services identified the flaws and inconsistencies within the opposing delay analysis report and provided comments on our Client’s internal analysis of the same issues.

  • Airport Terminal & Links

    Contract termination at greenfield airport terminal site in Eastern Africa.

    Instructed to perform expert quantum services for a proposed greenfield airport terminal and links to an existing airport in Eastern Africa, following contract termination by the Airports Authority. The planned 178,000m² terminal comprised a central passenger processing centre, airside concourse, airline lounges, baggage handling systems and staff offices, increasing annual capacity to 13m passengers at one of Africa’s busiest aviation hubs. Quantum services included analysis of payments made and works completed by the Contractor before suspension of the works.