Engineering, Construction Claims & Claim Prevention

Engineering Construction

Engineering Construction

We have the highest level of engineering and construction experience to systematically deal with contractual, delay and/or disruption problems that crop up at any stage of the development and construction process. We have the crucial engineering and legal expertise to get to the root of a complex problem, whether it is about design, construction, time, money or contractual matters. Our consultants have high levels of contractual and project management expertise to accurately evaluate and systematically document the cause, liability and impact of an often complex claim. We team up with our clients to produce prudent and substantiated claim reports and assist them during the negotiation process to help facilitate early resolution of the claim.

  • Investigation, Analysis, Preparation and Presentation of Claims
  • Defense, Negotiation, and Management of Claims
  • Delay, Disruption and Acceleration Claims
  • Cause and Effect, Liability, Entitlement Analysis
  • Prolongation, Disruption and Acceleration Cost Analysis
  • Damages Assessment, Recovery of Costs and Loss of Profit
  • Strength and Weakness Assessment of Claim Issues
  • Claim Prevention Strategy

Delay, Disruption, Acceleration Analysis & Quantification

Delay and disruption happen on most engineering and construction projects. The nature and complexity of an engineering and construction project are such that many things can go wrong during the project life cycle. Delay and disruption are considered to be the single most reason for the late completion of projects and the overriding cause of construction disputes. Our delay analysts use scientific delay and disruption modeling tools and industry accepted methodologies to analyze and quantify the impact of delay and disruption events. They then use professional judgment and expert opinion to recommend remedial measures and substantiate party’s entitlement.

  • Forensic Delay and Disruption Analysis
  • Disruption and Loss of Productivity Assessment
  • Concurrent and Culpable Delay Assessment
  • Acceleration Analysis and Establishment

Dispute Avoidance & Dispute Resolution

Even the most meticulously planned and well-managed construction project can encounter claims and disputes. How the claims and disputes are handled can make a significant difference in the success of the project and the party’s winning capacity. Our multi-disciplinary team can provide techno-legal support to a party involved in disputes being resolved by formal court litigation, arbitration or through other ADR routes. Our programming, contractual and legal skills coupled with our project management experience, enable us to provide clear, objective advice to the contracting parties and their legal advisors.

  • Dispute Avoidance Strategy and Support
  • Litigation and Arbitration Assistance
  • Acting as Expert Witness
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Acting as Adjudicator, Mediator
  • Acting as Party Representative
  • Dispute Review Boards

Expert Witness

Our services cover both private, and public entity plaintiffs and defendants by reviewing contracts, specifications, correspondence, and documents; representation at meetings and negotiations; preparation of reports; depositions, courtroom observations, and testimony; and other similar activities.

Our opinions are presented in a clear manner which allows attorneys to quickly ascertain if we can suitably support the positions of their clients.

Claim Counseling



Our long and multiple experiences (Engineering & Law) combined with the high experience in the FIDIC contracts, enabled us to deal with a wide range of construction & real estate disputes, varying from common to out of the ordinary, including complex and multi-parties claims.

Our system of advice is to highlight the whole process and clarify to our clients the possible results of their claims so that they can take the right action towards the following claim steps.

Even with good care and applying the contract in a good faith, disputes occurs, we are ready to help in resolving the disputes by providing our services through our professionals who have deep knowledge in construction Industry disputes.

Disputes relating to Engineering and Construction are mainly summarized in the followings:

  • Completion Date Disputes
  • Loss and Expense disputes
  • Professional Negligence disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Quantitative and Measurement
  • Delay of payment disputes
  • Variations Valuation
  • Final Account disputes
  • Defects liability disputes
  • Liability Disputes
  • Extension of Time disputes
  • Delay and Disruption disputes

Alternative Dispute Resolution

ADR (alternative dispute resolution) is a non-binding resolution usually describes dispute resolution where a party (an ADR practitioner, such as Eng. Mohamad Basel AL Najjar) assist parties, in dispute, to try to sort out the issues between them.

ADR can help parties to resolve a dispute before it becomes so big that a court, tribunal or an arbitration becomes involved. ADR can be very flexible and can be used for almost any kind of dispute.

Litigation Support

Eng. Mohamad Basel Al Najjar  has extensive experience with litigation support especially in Civil Engineering, construction delay, Arbitration, and claim situations.


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