Reviewing contracts and advising on applicability of the SOP Act and the relevant timelines.
Advising and assisting in the preparation of payment claims and payment responses.
Preparing and lodging Adjudication Applications and Adjudication Responses.
Acting as Counsel in Adjudication Applications.
Advising on enforcement of adjudication determinations and implementation of enforcement processes.
Advising and acting in applications to set aside adjudication determinations and/or for stay of enforcement.
INFRASTRUCTURE, CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING
Reviewing, drafting and revising contracts.
Advising on the legal effect of contractual clauses such as arbitration clauses; condition precedents; liquidated damages; extension of time and variations.
Advising on project management issues and problems such as delays, variations, extensions of time, under certification and dispute resolution.
Acting as counsel in disputes arising out of infrastructure, construction and engineering contracts. Such disputes include issues concerning payment; variation works; extensions of time; delays; liquidated damages; defective work and design; wrongful certification and/or wrongful calls on performance bonds.
Acting as counsel in arbitrations, adjudication applications and legal suits filed in Court.
Sitting as arbitrator or adjudicator when so appointed.
Advising and acting as counsel in, amongst others, the following types of disputes/ claims:
> Disputes arising out of commercial contracts for example contracts for sale of goods; shareholders agreements; and/or joint venture agreements.
> Defamation actions including defamation on social media.
> Negligence actions.
> Disputes arising under tenancy agreements. > Disputes between members of unincorporated associations.