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With our backgrounds in Quantity Surveying and Construction Law, we will discuss topics centred around contractual issues on construction projects.

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When dealing with Adjudicator's decisions under the Construction Contract Act 2013, "pay now, argue later" was the resounding message coming from Mr Justice Simons

"Pay now, argue later" was the resounding message coming from Mr Justice Simons in Aakon Construction Services Limited v Pure Fitout Associated Limited [2021] IEHC 562. This case gives us a helpful insight into the purpose of the Construction Contract Act 2013, the binding nature of an Adjudicators decision, and the matter of multiple disputes under the Act. Differences between the Construction Contract Act 2013 and Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 are also discussed.

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Peter is very thorough and detailed in his review and understanding of construction contracts and entitlements. We engaged his services to determine our contractual entitlement on several events that occurred on our projects. With a great depth of knowledge and understanding, he gave us professional guidance on how best to come to a satisfactory agreement on these events.

Mr John O’ Connor, Regional Director

John Sisk & Son Ltd

Sectors: Building, Infrastructure, Transportation and Energy

I have worked with Peter for over 18 years. Throughout this time, we have found his knowledge and expertise to be invaluable. Peter’s unique ability to get to the root of the problem and translate complex contractual issues could always be relied upon. He gave us a clear understanding of the issues and proposed solutions, which allowed us to make the right decisions.

Mr Fintan McGinty, Managing Director

McGinty & O’Shea Ltd

Sectors: Building, Infrastructure, Transportation and Energy

We found Peter’s expertise to be very insightful and of a high standard. His advice was of great support to us as it allowed us to make the correct decisions to achieve our business objectives.

Mr John Foley, Managing Director

Foltech Engineering Ltd

Sectors: Energy and Infrastructure

Peter has a wealth of experience in the commercial aspects of construction projects. With his wide-ranging experience, he brought with him the ability to successfully offer a solution that benefited our objectives. We found Peter to be excellent to deal with, very professional in his manner and had a prompt turnaround in dealing with the situation as it unfolded. We would highly recommend engaging his services.

Mr Aidan Mc Sweeney, Managing Director

McSweeney Bros. Contracts Ltd

Sectors: Infrastructure and Transportation

I have known Peter for over 17 years. Throughout this time, I have found him to have a unique insight into the commercial aspects of construction projects.  As a quantity surveyor with expertise in construction law, Peter has the ability to understand and resolve even the most complex of issues.

Mr Eoghan O’Shea, Managing Director

Engage Construction Ltd

Sectors: Building, Infrastructure, Transportation and Energy

We engaged Peter on several projects. We found his dual expertise in Quantity Surveying and Construction Law very helpful as it allowed us to better understand the issues from both a construction and legal perspective. This advice allowed us to put a strategy in place that greatly benefited our business.

Mr Aidan Lombard, Managing Director

Japanese Knotweed Ireland Ltd

Sectors: Infrastructure and Transportation

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