Experts in Dispute Advisory Services and Forensic Engineering
DisPute Advisory Services
TECHNICAL: We offer world class litigation support and expert witness services. We count with over 50 experts worldwide, in specialist engineering fields such as: mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, piping/pipeline, process/chemical, civil/structural, materials, drilling, well control, geothermal, SURF, HVAC, and others. We also act as COORDINATING EXPERTS, i.e. coordinate various technical disciplines for the preparation of one or more unified reports.
COMMERCIAL: Forensic Delay and Disruption Analysis, cost estimation and quantum analysis. Our Experts have been appointed as delay and quantum experts in some of the most challenging construction disputes around the World. DAC Consultants have presented in many conferences about Delay Analysis methodologies, and continue to train forensic planners and construction engineers in this growing service line for our Company. Our Experts have been appointed in over 50 occasions, and have been cross examined in many High Court and International Arbitration cases.
DAC’s experts are assigned as independent technical experts and forensic engineers for insurers, loss adjusters, brokers, and lawyers, and Corporations when it comes to equipment failure, fires, contamination, and other perils. We assess the root cause of major and complex equipment failures, as well as the extent of damage, reinstatement options and timeline review for plants such as: refineries, power plants, offshore platforms, manufacturing plants, construction projects; and equipment such as: turbines, compressors, pumps, piping/pipelines, heat exchangers, vessels, tanks, generators, and many others.
We also provide scheduling expertise in order to support Insurers in accelerating repairs in order to mitigate Business Interruption (BI), ascertain the activities in the critical path of all reinstatement plans, and to help all stakeholders in understanding the Project status and perform a detailed delay analysis on relevant DSU claims in construction policies. This we call Forensic Scheduling.
Our experts have leading experience in onshore, offshore and midstream petrochemical projects, including design, installation, operation and maintenance of: offshore platforms, refineries, pipelines, terminals and petrochemical storage plants. We firmly believe in constant monitoring of the projects at any stage, thus assessing and foreseeing possible delays and costs incurred in case of any potential derailment.