Our client, the Contractor on a design and build project, was significantly delayed on site. Despite the project being delayed by over 12 months, the Employers Agent had only granted a 4 month extension of time. As a consequence, significant liquidated damages had been deducted.
Following Practical Completion, Edge Consult worked closely with the Contractor to develop and support its case for further extensions of time. However, the Employer’s Agent still declined to grant any further time. Despite further meetings, an impasse had been reached between the parties.
Therefore, our client had little option than to refer the dispute to adjudication. In this adjudication, Edge Consult acted as Party Representative for the Contractor.
Following a number of detailed exchanges in the pr