ADR Partnership

Expert Witness

An expert witness in Hong Kong is appointed and instructed by either one of the parties in a dispute (the party appointed expert) or jointly by the parties involved in a dispute (the single joint expert). The primary duty of the expert witness is to assist the Courts or a tribunal on issues within his field of expertise. This obligation overrides any obligation to the parties from whom the expert has received instructions or by whom he has been paid.

ADR are able to provide you with objective, independent and unbiased expert opinion on a range of complex quantum and delay issues. Typical issues that are within our expertise include disputes concerning:

  • The valuation of variations, contra charges and defective work;
  • Delay and disruption, extensions of time, additional payment, loss and/or expense, prolongation costs, damages, liquidated damages and management of change;
  • Forensic delay analysis including both prospective and retrospective delay demonstration techniques;
  • Adverse ground conditions including those arising out of differing site condition clauses and Geotechnical Baseline Reports (GBR);
  • Measurement including omitted items and substantial increases or decreases in quantities to those stated in the bills of quantities; and
  • Construction insurance claims, specifically those arising out of Contractor's All Risk (CAR), Third Party Liability, Product Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) policies.
Claims Support Hong Kong

Claims Support

Preparation and defence of contractual claims for extensions of time and additional payment. more

Expert Witness Hong Kong

Expert Witness

Expert opinion on complex quantum and delay issues. more

Contract Advice Hong Kong

Contract Advice

Commercial & contractual advice, independent opinions and contract reviews for risk & opportunity. more

Dispute Resolution Hong Kong

Dispute Resolution

Expert support in mediation, adjudication, arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. more

Tamar Development Project

Tamar Development Project

Design and construction of the Central Government Complex... more

Tsuen Wan Drainage Tunnel

Tsuen Wan Drainage Tunnel

Part of drainage improvement works in the Tsuen Wan... more

Stonecutters Bridge Hong Kong

Stonecutters Bridge

Second longest span cable-stayed bridge in the world. more

Kowloon Southern Link

Kowloon Southern Link

Twin TBM bored tunnels link Hong Kong's East Rail and West Rail. more

Eagle's Nest Tunnel Hong Kong

Eagle's Nest Tunnel

Two drill and blast, 3 lane road tunnels... more

Britcham Ball 2012, The Grand Hyatt

Knights and fair maidens join us for the "Camelot" themed ball on 8 June 2012... more

ADR Drinks 2012, The China Club

ADR's annual cocktail party held at the China Club on 7 June 2012... more

Bored Piling Hong Kong

Bored Piling

Case Study: Bored Piling. more