Kinlan Consulting has a broad range of experience with marine and land based civil engineering projects on a worldwide basis and within Australia.

Kinlan Consulting is able to guide its clients through each stage of the contractual process.

Pre-contract Stage:

  • Preparation of tendering procedures/documents
  • Selection and preparation of appropriate contract documents
  • Contractual / commercial review of tender documents
  • Preparation of summary analysis of contractual / commercial risks, liabilities and opportunities.
  • Risk management including identification of tender solutions and advice on qualifications / exceptions to the tender documents
  • Assessment of what type of project insurance should be provided and by whom
  • Negotiation of contracts to crystallize what is being offered / what has been accepted
  • Compilation of award/definition of the Contract
  • “Start-Up” Workshop to bridge objectives of the contracting parties after award

Contract Administration:

  • Contract administration & commercial support either at Employer, Contractor or Subcontractor level
  • Analysis and reporting of payment disputes
  • Assessment of variations / changes
  • Project “Kick-Off” Workshops
  • Establish basis for maintaining Project Health Checks throughout the construction phase
  • Provide review and forecasts based on current performance
  • Provide advice on programme recovery
  • Identify risk and exposure
  • Identify and reset controls for remainder of the construction phase
  • Variations and changes
  • Disruption/acceleration/productivity

Dispute Avoidance / Resolution Services:

  • Identification of contractual entitlements
  • Research and analysis of cause and effect
  • Preparation of contractual claims or claim rebuttal documents
  • Programme / critical delay analysis
  • Quantum analysis
  • Quantification of extension of time and delay claims
  • Management of Insurance claims
  • Adjudication and Arbitration Support