The consultant it is preparing for “dispute resolution service requirements to expand on a worldwide basis post-Covid.”
Board member Chris Soffe, who has overseen the launch said: “After the tragedy of the pandemic there will be clients involved in projects and schemes worldwide who will face huge challenges in meeting the contractual obligations agreed prior to Covid.
“With vast experience in helping organisations successfully resolve disputes, we can bring a skillset and professionalism which will mitigate risk and deliver positive results after this stressful period.”
The new International Dispute Advisory Group is made up of a collection of specialist arbitrators, mediators, adjudicators, and expert witnesses.
Its services will include dispute avoidance, dispute resolution, schedule and quantum analyses, strategic procurement and contract advice.
Soffe added: “The pandemic has presented a once in a generation series of challenges which will impact many aspects of the creation, management and implementation of the built environment worldwide.
“Taking a multi-dimensional approach to avoidance, mitigation and the resolution of disputes is the best route to securing successful outcomes.
“Principally we work closely with all stakeholders to understand their needs and develop a solution that provides speedy, cost effective and proportionate advice that delivers the required results.”