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Market leading construction lawyers with specialist expertise in tunnelling and complex groundwork related projects.

Our experience in Tunnelling

Our broad industry experience provides us with a comprehensive understanding of our client’s operational environments alongside the commercial concerns and drivers at each level of the procurement and delivery process.

Acting for a South American subsidiary of a global power company in relation to a US$300million claim arising out of tunnel collapses forming part of a 120MW hydroelectric power project in South America, involving an in-depth analysis of geotechnical issues and risk allocation across the project documents.

Acting for one of the world’s largest international contractors in relation to a US$288million dispute arising out of the collapse of a section of the headrace tunnel of a major hydropower project. The dispute involved allegations of defective design in light of the predicted and actual ground conditions encountered.

Acting for the main contractor in a claim concerning the refurbishment of a major road tunnel on a dispute valued at cUS$43million.