QS Expert Witness John K Daly writes for Confederation of Construction Specialists magazine

Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Arbitrator and Panel Adjudicator John Daly shares a recent assignment in the July’s issue of CCS magazine. Reporting on a Single Joint Expert appointment in Litigation (as opposed to a party appointment) and enabling an early settlement of the case. This was further to a successful Expert Report, that was agreeable to both parties and for a set fee.

John runs the London, Bristol and Exeter offices of JKD & Co and is also periodically involved in International Expert Quantity Surveyor work.

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£10m Design and Build contract for 92 houses and an office in Somerset

Consultancy appointment to provide specialist QS support for a national contractor on a co-joined local authority and housing association project under separate JCT D&B contracts, for the avoidance of Dispute Resolution processes. This is a JKD&Co Plymouth office commission.

QS assignment in Falmouth, Cornwall

Preliminary quantity surveying estimate carried out for refurbishment of Salvation Army premises in Falmouth, Cornwall and with the likelihood of further construction commissions for the architect involved. This is a Falmouth office commission for JKD & Co.

 

JKD & Co assist with £7m aircraft industry construction facility in Bournemouth, Dorset

John K Daly & Co Chartered Quantity Surveyors provided commercial support for a top 20 contractor on a new £7m aircraft industry construction facility in Bournemouth, South West England. The existing facility remained operational whilst construction work took place. This is a Banbury office commission for JKD & Co.

QS appointment for NEC £10m construction of Inner Relief Road, Somerset

JKD & Co Ltd engaged to provide project quantity surveying support services for this construction project in Somerset, South West England. This is being run from the Exeter office of JKD & Co.

£0.25m Adjudication for Shopping Mall, Avon

A party representative appointment for John K Daly & Co Ltd in Avon, South West England, further to Contractor’s defective work to this construction project under a JCT contract. This is a Bristol office commission for JKD & Co.

Adjudicator appointment for JKD, North Wales

£0.5M dispute was successfully concluded using the Adjudication process between an electrical Subcontractor and Sub-subcontractor in dispute on an education construction project. This was primarily a quantity surveyor matter under a JCT amended subcontract. John K Daly runs the Bristol and Exeter offices of JKD & Co.

Expert Witness appointment for Quantum, Devon

John K Daly & Co’s Quantity Surveyor Expert services were required for fire insurance purposes with a grade II listed rebuild in Devon, South West England. This to enable a settlement and construction works back to the original state as required by the local authority. This is a commission secured by the Exeter office of JKD & Co where John K Daly is head of quantity surveying services.

£60m Dual Carriageway Scheme, Cornwall

John K Daly & Co Ltd was commissioned for the production of Bills of Quantities for tender purposes on a tight schedule for the Quantity Surveying team on this dual carriageway construction scheme in Cornwall, South West England. The construction scheme to be run under an NEC contract. This is being run jointly by the Exeter and Plymouth offices of JKD & Co.

North Sea Wind Farm construction works

Project quantity surveyor services for £40m+ package for cable connection and substations construction both on and offshore under a FIDIC amended contract. John K Daly are running this from site and their Exeter offices.