Introduction

The building and construction industry involves numerous legal, operational and business issues across both residential and non-residential construction developments.

Things do not always go to plan in building and construction projects, which may lead to defects. A defect results from defective design, defective or faulty workmanship, defective materials or a failure to comply with the structural performance requirements of the National Construction Code. A defect may be apparent on the day of construction, or it may take days, weeks or even years to manifest.

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

Rectifying building defects can be a costly and time consuming process.

Alternative dispute resolution may be used to resolve building and construction disputes in a more cost effective and efficient manner than the court process. Alternative dispute resolution may include conciliation, mediation and/or arbitration.

An additional benefit of alternative dispute resolution is that the parties may select an arbitrator who has specific expertise in the relevant field. The expert is an impartial third party who facilitates the parties in dispute to reach a solution.

Common disputes in this field may involve:

  • Erection or construction of a building
  • Renovation, extensions or alterations
  • Rectification work
  • Defective and incomplete building work
  • Demolition or removal of a building
  • Delays in construction
  • Contracts, plans and documents
  • Damage caused by a builder
  • Payments
  • Licensing

Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.

Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
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Profiles of Experts in Building - Defects and rectification

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID7391

Structural and Civil Engineer

ID7391 is a Director and Principal engineer with over 25 years’ experience in design and delivery of structural and civil engineering projects. He provides insight and judgment that assists in guiding clients through the many decisions required to deliver a successful outcome, and he does this in a considered, collaborative manner with our clients and other consultants sharing a common goal.


  • #ID2393

Forensic and Investigative Civil Engineer

ID2393 has more than 60 years’ experience in civil engineering, building, property development and management, real estate and contract administration. He provides expert opinion on approximately 50 cases each year with about 30% as an expert witness in Courts and Tribunals.


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