BRG and special guests discussed current and emerging themes in construction arbitration, brought to life with reference to a purpose-built case study.
Brad Wolf (BRG) and Simon Bellas (Jones Day) discussed working with counterparty experts, how to best approach the client’s brief, delivery of joint reports, “hot-tubbing,” and approaching tribunals, alongside bringing their insights into quantum and insolvency issues, respectively.
Data and forensic technology expert Erick Gunawan (BRG) commented on the challenges brought about by the rise in virtual hearings, especially as they pertain to complex document and witness-heavy construction cases. Swee Im Tan (39 Essex Chambers) contextualized the discussion and contributed her unique perspective as an arbitrator.
Chris Rudland (BRG) moderated proceedings.