Construction and Government Contracts

Our portfolio includes extensive experience in both the private and public sectors.  From smaller, local projects, to multi-billion dollar international megaprojects, Secretariat has provided a wide range of services to attorneys, owners, contractors, architects, engineers, financial institutions, government agencies, insurance companies, and sureties.  The following is a representative sampling of our engagements to provide greater insight into the depth and breadth of our capabilities.

Provided schedule delay expert witness services for the construction of the new international airport in Muscat, Oman.

Secretariat professionals provided delay and disruption expert analysis on the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, in Dubai, UAE. The US $1.5 billion project includes a hotel, residences, office space, mechanical floors and various retail facilities.

Secretariat professionals are providing independent expert services for the construction of the Panama Canal expansion. The $5.2 billion expansion will double the capacity of the waterway allowing more and larger ships to pass through.

Secretariat professionals are providing expert advice, scheduling, and claims consulting services to the legal counsel of an international corporation. The company has retained Secretariat due to anticipated disputes arising from the construction of a $63 million off-shore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Provided schedule delay expert witness services on one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The park includes a race track, a theatre complex, a driving complex and 20 thrill rides.

Secretariat professionals provided construction claims services to the owner and operator of a €20 billion high speed rail network in Italy.   One of the lines included 73.8 km of tunnels through the Apennines range – among the world’s most difficult, varied and complex to tunnel through. The value of disputes exceeded €500 million.

Provided construction claims services and expert witness testimony to the contractor during construction of national stadium in the United Kingdom. The £800 million, 90,000 capacity stadium is the second largest in Europe and has the largest unsupported roof structure in the world.

Provided construction management services to an owner and operator during construction of the world’s first fully integrated value chain LNG venture.  The US $12 billion project includes two world class liquefied natural gas trains and three storage tanks in the Middle East and a receiving terminal in the UK.

Secretariat professionals provided construction claim and expert witness services for a rail line in the United Kingdom. Connecting central London to the Channel Tunnel, the line was the first high speed railway in the UK. The value of disputes exceeded £500 million.

Secretariat professionals are providing scheduling and project controls services on the Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier project.

Secretariat professionals are providing independent expert witness services on a large refinery expansion project in South America, working for the contractor, CB&I. Secretariat is performing delay and productivity analyses in support of a $4B dispute.

Secretariat professionals provided independent expert witness services on the Doha International Airport, working for the contractor, Lindner Depa. Secretariat analyzed delays in support of this $200M contract for the fit-out of nineteen lounges.

Secretariat professionals provided independent expert witness services on a pipeline project in Madagascar, working for the contractor, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC).

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