What DLPKS provide!
Davis Langdon PKS provide a range Davis Langdon PKS is recognized as
of management and consulting services one of Ireland’s leading project and cost
to clients contemplating investment in consultancies, employing highly skilled
infrastructure, construction and property and enthusiastic individuals from a
– independently representing client diverse range of professional disciplines.
interests, reducing risk and maximising
value. It is with this understanding that our
service is underwritten by the guarantee
Our Legal Support Group is recognized of knowledge, research, experience and
for the high level of specialist experience professionalism.
it provides to the legal processes
associated with every stage of the
construction cycle and every type of
Davis Langdon PKS: Specialist Service
We provide practical, cost-effective
advice and have a pragmatic
approach to dispute resolution and
Expert Witness: The directors and senior staff within the
Legal Support Group are experienced in the formulation
of reports and in giving evidence. Availability and
conflict issues are given careful consideration prior to
recommendation of specific individuals to the Client.
Quantum: Our Quantum specialists are experienced
quantity surveyors capable of the most detailed investigation
into measurement and cost related issues.
Retrospective Delay Analysis: A number of individuals
specialise in the review and analysis of the causes and effects
of delay and disruption.
Our aim: To provide specialist advice - whether
prior to commencement, at commencement,
during or after completion of projects – which
will help avoid disputes or, if disputes are
registered, leads to their effective resolution.
Our experience: In assessing the wide variety
of industry claims for extensions of time and loss
and/or expense, our experience is internationally
respected and our specialist forensic skills are
recognised throughout the construction industry.
Our skill: In claims negotiation, assessment
of quantum, delay analysis and dispute
resolution, our skills provide essential support to
construction lawyers and others involved in the
dispute resolution process.
Quality and training are key objectives
embedded in our service offering. Davis
Langdon PKS are ISO 9001 accredited as
well as being one of the Deloitte’s Top 25 Best
Managed Companies for 2009.
We offer the highest level of
expertise and support to the legal
processes associated with every
stage of the construction cycle
Davis Langdon PKS Legal Support Group has
worked on projects in Ireland and as part of Davis
Langdon LLP in the United Kingdom, Europe, the
Middle East, Asia Pacific and South America. We
can offer our clients a depth of experience and skill
drawn from a considerable knowledge of working
practices and customs in these areas.
Projects have included hydroelectric schemes, power
stations and airports, as well as hospitals, university
buildings, commercial developments and private
Each project, no matter where it may be located
or what it may comprise, receives the same high
degree of expertise from professionals skilled in
A Complete Service
Advice on procurement options for construction Valuation of construction or civil engineering
or civils projects. works completed, or remaining to be completed,
for determination, insolvency or receivership
Pre-tender advice on appropriate terms and
conditions of contracts.
Forensic skills in conducting Post Completion
In conjunction with lawyers, drafting of
Analysis, eg for audit purposes.
principle contract and sub-contract agreements,
performance guarantees, indemnities, warranties Building/construction/materials/plant asset
and conditions of engagement for consultants. valuations for insolvencies mergers and
acquisitions or joint ventures.
Expert advice and support to the legal process
Assessment of claims for loss and/or expense,
for the effective resolution of disputes, including
extensions of time, disruption and acceleration.
managing litigation, arbitration, adjudication and
Programming analysis including retrospective and the other types of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
impacted method analysis.
Valuation of instructions, certificates and
Determination/repudiation of contracts.
Assessment of claims for insurance purposes.
Project monitoring for funders.
Project audit and recovery.
management of cost,
time and quality is
fundamental to the
success of construction
The work of the Legal Support Group is aimed This is complemented by our exposure to the legal
at supporting rather than supplanting the input environment which enables the team to present
of lawyers. As such, all members of the group are, complex, technical matters in a way which is
first and foremost, accomplished construction relevant and helpful to any formal dispute.
professionals well versed in the non-litigious side
of the industry. Our aim is to provide specialist advice, develop
and promote long term relationships with our
legal colleagues and continue to provide the high
level of support for which we are renowned.
DLPKS Construction Consultants Contacts
Deirdre Chapman Andrew Langmaid John O Regan Cathal Barry Michael Webb
(Dublin) (Cork) (Galway) (Limerick) (Consultant)
24 Lower Hatch Street Hibernian House, Heritage Hall, Mezzanine suite, 24 Lower Hatch Street,
Dublin 2, Ireland. 80A South Mall, Kirwan Lane, Riverpoint, Dublin 2, Ireland .
T: 01 676 3671 Cork, Ireland. Galway, Ireland. Lower mallow street, T: 01 676 3671
F: 01 676 3672 T: 021 422 2800 T: 091 530 199 Limerick, Ireland. F: 01 676 6372
E: firstname.lastname@example.org F: 021 422 2802 F: 091 530 198 T: 061 318 870 E: email@example.com
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