Expert determination in construction disputes, a form of dispute resolution which provides parties with an independent expert review and decision, has long been an infrequently used form of dispute resolution. However, expert determination used in the right circumstances can be an efficient, lower cost, and speedier route to resolution.
In this article for Corporate Disputes, Ankura Experts Dr. Tony Farrow, Stephen Sandles, Alex Durning and Sean Allen provide their thoughts on expert determination and:
- Its effectiveness as a method of resolving disputes in the construction sector
- Its advantages and disadvantages as a dispute resolution tool in the context of a construction dispute
- Whether it should be binding or non-binding, and the risks and benefits parties need to weigh up
- Expected developments in expert determination in the future
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