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    • Legal Support 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 construction project. Davis Langdon PKS: Specialist Service
    • Specific Services We provide practical, cost-effective advice and have a pragmatic approach to dispute resolution and management 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. Specialist Experience 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.
    • Expert Knowledge 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 dwellings. 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 construction matters. A Complete Service Commencement Completion 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 purposes. 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. Progression 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 variations. Determination/repudiation of contracts. Assessment of claims for insurance purposes. Project monitoring for funders. Project audit and recovery.
    • The independent management of cost, time and quality is fundamental to the success of construction projects 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: dchapman@dlpks.ie F: 021 422 2802 F: 091 530 198 T: 061 318 870 E: mwebb@dlpks.ie E: alangmaid@dlpks.ie E: joregan@dlpks.ie F: 061 318 871 E: cbarry@dlpks.ie