The client we represented is a Contractor who constructed access roads, reinforced concrete structures and control buildings to a pharmaceutical plant for an Employer in the energy sector.
Building, Energy and Infrastructure
The value of this contract was €7,088,113
This project contained many challenges and issues that resulted in our client being delayed and disrupted on the project and incurring considerable additional cost. A non-exhaustive list of events that occurred on the project are as follows:
The contract contained strict criteria that had to be complied with by our client when seeking compensation and an extension of time from the Employer. This required early notification of the events and a detailed and timely substantiation of each claim.
Our client did not have the in-house expertise to administer and substantiate claims to comply with the criteria outlined in the contract.
Our client engaged us at the outset of the project once they realised the project was being impacted by many compensation and delay events. Once engaged, we proceeded by
The project contained 345 compensation and delay events to the value of €1,455,665. The administrative burden of notifying and substantiating each of these events was significant. By our client engaging with us at an early stage, it allowed is to
This allowed us engage with the Employer proactively and professionally on behalf of our client. The Employer could clearly see why additional sums should be paid. While an agreement was not reached on all claims, we negotiated a final additional payment of €1,222,000 on behalf of our client.
This outcome would not have been possible only for our client having the foresight to engage our services at the outset of this project.