Welcome to Our Second Set of Mentees

Welcome to Our Second Set of Mentees

We are excited to welcome the two new mentees joining our 2022/23 program. Both Tshephisi Selahloa and Marcia Davids have extensive experience in their fields. In their next few months with Damian James, they will be learning more about disputes, claims, and the role...
Reflections on Sports Stadia and Costs

Reflections on Sports Stadia and Costs

Cost Overruns and Sports Venue Construction Introduction As part of the research undertaken in Cape Town City, the authors, Damian James and Christiaan Bredenkamp considered ‘Cost Overruns and Sports Venue Construction’ by Martin J Greenberg and Dan MacMillan. We were...
Mentoring & Giving Back

Mentoring & Giving Back

We have recently commenced our 2022 mentorship programme which aims to support individuals through mentoring. The scheme focusses on those working in the construction dispute industry actively pursuing a career in dispute resolution or expert services. With a career...
The Cleveland Way

The Cleveland Way

In December we took a little time out to walk the Cleveland Way. This time the ‘we’ included myself, Chantelle, Thomas Hardy and Emily Bronte. Thomas has been our companion for the last 6 years and we always promised to bring him home to England, he is of course, our...
The Stone in My Shoe

The Stone in My Shoe

It was 25 years ago in the coming April that my dad phoned me at work, I was 26 he was 57. I was a senior quantity surveyor climbing the ladder of a national contractor. I was, of course, an extremely busy man. As I nipped out of my meeting, the secretary handed me a...