Dispute Resolution

Since 1991, Vijverberg has contributed to the prevention and resolution of construction disputes through: independent delay analyses independent cost (quantum) and economic damages assessments, and expert witness reports. Vijverberg is recognised as an expert in the field of complex construction projects. We are regularly commissioned by law firms, clients or contractors. Vijverberg provides stand-alone experts and integrated teams of experts to assess construction disputes.

Vijverberg offers integrated solutions for Dispute Resolution

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Vijverberg provides expert witness services specifically for construction projects in real-estate, infrastructure and a range of industries. Our experts are seasoned in the assessment of construction delays with a minimum of 10 years of experience in their field.

Vijverberg conducts the preparation of expert reports as teamwork. Vijverberg deploys its contract specialists, planning experts and cost experts in a typical construction dispute. The experts of Vijverberg  closely cooperate on the identification of events, delay assessments, and quantum assessment.

For cross-border construction disputes and international arbitration, Vijverberg has formed a strategic alliance with FTI Consulting. FTI Consulting is the number 1 firm in the Global Arbitration Review’s Expert Witness Power Index. Together we provide multi-lingual experts with experience in your local jurisdiction.

Together with our clients we create successful project management teams. Vijverberg takes ownership of the project objectives.

Does your project need more than just support in contract management? Vijverberg offers multidisciplinary teams as well as specialists in contracts, planning, procurement, risk and costs.

Reference projects

Ship building

Vijverberg was retained by a law firm representing a cruise line in Rotterdam seated arbitration proceedings administered by UNUM concerning a dispute concerning delay in the construction of the world’s largest sailing vessel. Vijverberg conducted a delay and quantum assessment, drafted an expert report, and our experts were cross examined by the tribunal.

Offshore

For the construction of offshore production facility for a Norwegian energy company, Vijverberg was retained by the contractor to conduct and party-appointed quantum and delay assessment. Vijverberg drafted an expert report an advised the client during summary proceedings under Dutch law.

Powerplant

Vijverberg was retained on behalf of a global energy company for a power plant construction project of EUR 1.5 billion in The Netherlands. Vijverberg conducted a party-appointed delay and quantum assessment of the delays of the main contractor on behalf of the asset owner. Vijverberg had a key role in the international negotiations.

Oil and Gas

An international contractor for the construction of a 75 kilometre pipeline project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, engaged Vijverberg as party-appointed expert to conduct an independent delay and quantum assessment. Subsequently Vijverberg supported the contractor in the dispute resolution proceedings of the state-owned client.

Real estate

On behalf of an international civil contractor in a dispute with a stock listed asset manager, Vijverberg was engaged as party-appointed expert to conduct an independent assessment of the incurred delays an accompanying damages. The dispute concerned delays, inefficiencies, and additional costs on the construction of a prime commercial real estate project in The Netherlands.

Railway

Vijverberg was engaged by a Dutch contractor that was summoned under Dutch law by its sub-contractor in a project concerning the renovation of a railway station as party-appointed expert. Vijverberg conducted an expert assessments of delays and quantum, drafted an expert report and was called as a witness at trial.

Why Vijverberg?

  • $30 years of experience in drafting expert reports for Dutch and international construction disputes
  • $Multidisciplinary team with delay experts, quantum experts, technical experts and legal experts
  • $Experienced expert witness in negotiations, litigation and (international) arbitration including cross-examinations

Our experts

With a team of delay, quantum, technical experts we offer integrated services for your projects.

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