Our client obtained a final account re-payment, well in excess of £1 million, when Edge Consult’s forensic investigation of a commercial account uncovered gross overpayment and improper practice.
Edge Consult was appointed to investigate a sudden and disproportionate escalation in the reported final construction cost. The project was complete and the main contractor was in the process of presenting final figures to justify payment.
Edge Consult Partners used their practical construction experience and specialist knowledge of the contract to undertake a forensic analysis of the information presented by the main contractor to the client’s professional team.
Our analysis identified numerous instances of manipulation of figures and misrepresentation from the main contractor and, unfortunately, a distinct absence of pragmatic enquiry fr