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Engineering Disputes

Engineering projects can be very complex, using innovative procedures and materials stretching the boundaries of science. That innovation brings with it a degree of uncertainty and risk. Planning, design and theory can be a disappointment when developed.

Kuits Construction and Engineering disputes team have experience in working with clients in a wide range of specialisms including:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Chemical engineering

Many of the contracts agreed in the engineering industry are standard form contracts which incorporate provisions for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Liquidated Damages provision of specific Notices and timeframes which apply. Kuits Construction and Engineering Disputes Team work alongside Kuits Construction Team and therefore have a unique insight into the workings of these contracts as well as bespoke contracts and their terms.

As with construction contract disputes these disputes are often costly to negotiate and resolve unless you are in receipt of specialist advice and assistance. We can help with all aspects of the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes to avoid the dispute escalating to the High Court.

As a professional in the engineering industry, disputes may arise with advice provided by or to you on a project or designs produced. Kuits Construction and Engineering Disputes Team can help with such specialist professional negligence claims.

We rely on Expert’s in the industry to provide Expert Reports on discrete and technical issues that may be the cause of the dispute to allow for effective communication and promote early resolution of the dispute.

The combined efforts of our Kuits Construction and Engineering Disputes Team working with Kuits Construction Team allow us to offer live solutions to problems and enable projects to continue with limited disruption which is often the best solution when disputes cannot be avoided.

If you require any assistance in relation to these matters, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0161 832 3434 or by completing our online enquiry form here.


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