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...
Welcome to Our Mentees

Welcome to Our Mentees

Damian James has taken on the first two of our four mentees for 2022/23. They will spend the coming months finding out more about the world of claims, disputes and the role of experts. We’ll be sharing with them the benefit of our experience, and introducing...
A Killer Month

A Killer Month

In May this year, I was reserved to act as expert in a number of arbitrations. Firstly for a 5-day preparation and 5-day arbitration in Johannesburg. Following this, I was reserved for a 5-day preparation and 5-days hearing in Doha. Following this, I was reserved for...
Adjudication in Africa: Article With James Pickavance

Adjudication in Africa: Article With James Pickavance

Damian James has authored an article with a closing note from James Pickavance of international law firm, Jones Day. The article is published on the CAASA website and looks at the development of construction adjudication around the world. Damian examines the various...
Africa: Mentoring Programme

Africa: Mentoring Programme

We have 2 remaining places available for mentoring through our African mentoring programme. Gain the skills you need to work in the world of dispute resolution and construction expert witness work. The Damian James team will help you learn what’s needed and...