SOMA | Specialist Consultancy for Construction Contract Dispute Resolution

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SOMA provides legal and contractual advice and assistance at all stages of the construction process from Tender to Final Account settlement.

SOMA concentrates on minimising financial risk, reducing uncertainty and the potential for conflict in construction contracts, and dealing effectively with any disputes which may arise.

Where negotiated settlement of disputes cannot be achieved, SOMA provides a full Dispute Management Service for the cost-effective resolution of formal disputes.

    • Advice on Standard Terms of Contract and Subcontract,
     e.g. JCT, ICE, NEC, GCWorks and IChemE
    • Contract Drafting
    • Contract Negotiation
    • Contract Management and Administration
    • Programming and Planning
    • Liquidated Damages and Set-Off/Contra-Charges
    • Advice on technical, measurement and valuation issues
    • Audit and assistance on reporting and recording systems
    • General/Specific contractual and legal advice
    • Risk identification and management
    • In-house presentations/seminars

    • Research, Evaluation and Preparation of Claims
    • Claim Quantification and Forensic Accounting
    • Defects Investigation
    • Claim Appraisal and Defence
    • Extension of Time Analysis
    • Settlement Negotiation
    • Dispute Management
    • Adjudication Representation
    • Arbitration Advocacy
    • Litigation Support
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution – Conciliation, Mediation,
     Expert Determination
    • Expert Evidence Reports

    Construction projects of all sizes inevitably carry risk, uncertainty and the potential for conflict. Prompt resolution of disputes and avoidance of conflict are essential for efficient cost-effective contract completion.