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Chart “Trusted quantity surveyors, experts and advisors”

 

We:

  • Save money, get greater cost certainty and prevent costly mistakes
  • Provide accurate information based on professional best practice
  • Supplement your in-house resources with a range of quantity surveyors
  Quantity Surveying
  • Top-level expert quantity surveying advice at any stage in project life cycle
  • Financial risk analysis
  • NEC and JCT contract-based quantity surveying
  • Tender preparation
  • Selecting suitable forms of contract or creating bespoke contracts
  • Management of the tender process
  • Tender evaluation
  • Auditable procurement strategies
  • Preparing bills of quantities
  • Value engineering – working with client designers and estimators
  • Final accounts
  • A range of expertise: graduate, intermediate, senior and expert
  • Delivered on-site, at your chosen location or in our Maidstone offices

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“Putting an expert commercial manager and contract administrator alongside you at any stage of your contracts”


 

We:

  • Assist you to get commercial success – financial and reputational
  • Supplement your in-house resources with experienced and expert commercial managers
  • Take full or part control of the commercial management of your contracts
  Commercial Management and Contract Administration
  • Predicting and managing contract costs – saving money, getting certainty
  • Managing subcontractor costs
  • Cost control during construction
  • Recovery and control of costs associated with additional works
  • Negotiation and settlement of variations and compensation events
  • Monthly valuations
  • Change management
  • Conducting and concluding commercial negotiations
  • Providing commercial support on-site
  • Commercial health checks for projects: pre- and post-contract

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“Experts in providing clients with high levels of success in preventing, managing and resolving contract disputes at all stages, including adjudication, arbitration and litigation"


 

We:

  • Save money, increase profitability, reduce liabilities and avoid costly mistakes
  • Provide pragmatic expert advice and support pre-contract or when disputes arise or need to be defended
  • Supplement your in-house resources and your legal team with experienced and expert dispute managers
  Dispute Resolution

  Prevention of Disputes
  • Pre-contract advice on contract terms and conditions, and on risks
  • Negotiation of changes to contract
  • Advice on areas of potential high risk and avoidance strategies
  Dealing with Disputes
  • Defence of claims or preparation of claims
  • Using expertise and knowledge of contract forms in detailed preparation
  • Finding the anomalies that negate, reduce or support claims
  • Audits and forensic analysis
  • Written submissions, reports and evidence
  • Presentations to and negotiations with opposing parties
  Adjudication, Litigation and Arbitration
  • Administration and support to adjudication and arbitration procedures
  • Working with client legal teams to support their preparations
  • Acting as expert witnesses
  • Reducing legal costs by providing expert know-how and information
  • Conducting audits and forensic analysis


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“Getting advice from leading specialists with over 20 years’ experience and success in construction contract writing and dispute management"


 

We:

  • Increase the certainty of your success and profitability in contracting
  • Supplement your in-house knowledge and experience
  • Ensure that you are up to date in the ever-changing world of construction contracts

  Expert Contract Advice
  • Expert advice at every stage of construction contracts
  • Advice on contracts, procurement, subcontracts and supply-chain strategies
  • Review of contracts to highlight responsibilities and commercial risks
  • Advice on bespoke contracts
  • Commercial health checks on NEC and JCT contracts
  • Specialist advice to legal teams

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“Bespoke training in all major forms of contract including the NEC family and the JCT range of contracts"


 

We:

  • Provide your employees with the tools and confidence to gain success in contract management
  • Illustrate the common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Provide practical training and “What the textbooks don’t tell you”

Contract Training

  • Bespoke training tailored to the specific needs of your staff and their projects
  • Training client graduates Highly interactive, with high levels of engagement
  • Delivered on-site, at your chosen location or in our Maidstone offices
  • Delivered at dates and times that suit your staff availability
  • Delivered by our specialists who are all experienced, practising consultants
  • Delivered one-to-one or in groups Collaborative training for joint ventures

Who would benefit?
Anyone involved in running or administrating a construction project, including:

  • Project managers
  • Commercial managers
  • Planners
  • Graduates
  • Contract managers
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Estimators
 

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