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On even the most well managed projects, disputes can arise between the parties to the contract. Our sister company, Driver Trett, offer worldwide support in dispute management and resolution, as well as assisting clients in the assessment of risk, and avoidance of disputes - working closely with legal practices in construction and engineering litigation.

Engineering and construction disputes are usually concerned with time and/or cost overruns, and may involve the owner, developer, contractor, sub-contractor, and suppliers, depending on the contractual matrix. 

Driver Trett delivers dispute solutions whether under formal legal proceedings, or alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This support covers analysis of commercial, planning and scheduling, project management, and technical issues.


Preparation, defence, or negotiation of claims for extension of time, loss and/or expense, or general damages.

Expert Services

Acting as expert witness – quantum, programme, and schedule (cause and effect studies). For expert witness services, we operate our Diales brand: experts who support the legal profession in Arbitration, Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Arbitration and Litigation

  • Acting as expert witness, providing expert reports and testimony
  • Acting as advisor in arbitration, drafting claim and response documents

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Strategic advice in avoidance of disputes
  • Dispute resolution boards
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Expert determination


  • DT also offer a full capability in adjudication support services:
  • Management of the adjudication
  • Preparation of referral or response
  • Acting as expert witness
  • Acting as party representative
  • Advice on jurisdictional challenge
  • Acting as adjudicator

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