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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  • Wind Farm

    30Mw on-shore wind farm.

    Blackrock Expert Services produced an independent expert report for an Adjudication regarding project delay and an extension of time claim.

  • 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.

  • Listed Building

    Rebuilding of a listed building following the collapse of a partywall.

    Blackrock Expert Services’ expert provided independent expert advice on rebuilding costs and settlement.

  • 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.