Untangled. Uncomplicated.
Uncovered. At every step.

New Bearing works with you and your legal counsel to clarify the issues, communicate your position, and create a winning argument.

We manage construction project disputes at every stage, from the initial presentation of claims to expert reports during litigation.

  • Presenting and defending claims
  • Preparing delay analyses
  • Preparing quantum analyses
  • Supporting the development of dispute briefs
  • Supporting mediation, arbitration, and litigation
  • Providing expert delay and quantum reports

Claim & Change Production

Present or defend your position convincingly.

We present or defend your position so you can settle your issue when it arises. We do this by clarifying your arguments and presenting information clearly and concisely.

Delay & Quantum Analysis

Know the facts and get the full picture.

We regularly complete delay and quantum analysis to support claims, adjudication and mediation briefs, ensuring you know what happened and can easily communicate the facts to others.

Expert Services

Expert mediation, arbitration, and litigation support.

We support mediation, arbitration, and litigation with expert reports, replies and testimony for delay and quantum. These services reflect technical and commercial expertise gained during decades of infield experience.

Contractor dispute
resolution services.

Contract Risk Assessment

We review the contracts for a planned tender or successful bid from all angles and score the issues against our comprehensive risk matrix to help you avoid the traps and escape the learning curve.

On-Call Commercial Support

For many owners, a full-time contractor dispute specialist on the Project is simply a cost their customers cannot afford. That's why we created our on-call service: you get and pay for experienced commercial support only when you need it. 

Claims & Change, Drafting & Presentation

We work with your team to understand the facts and get a clear picture of what has happened. We then take that information and apply our experience and knowledge to present or defend your position clearly and cogently.

Claim Evaluation & Negotiation

From helping you dispute a claim you have received to developing or supporting your negotiation strategy, we've got the right people to help you to be successful. 

Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation Support

We support internal and external counsel with mediation, arbitration and litigation by providing experts in construction, contracts, and scheduling, so even when the original team has gone, you have what you need to get the answers you require.

Quantum Development & Analysis

We help you present your costs or challenge claims for costs received, with trusted opinions from accredited quantity surveyors and commercial managers who are experienced in the detailed evaluation of quantum.

Dispute Notice & Briefs

Explaining late-stage disputes with their own unique phrasing for events and impacts is complex, especially if the original team is no longer available. We specialize in collating and untangling information like this into clear and concise briefs.

Delay Analysis

Whether you need your delay established and quantified against your plan or a full windows analysis of the project, we have the in-house expertise to help you understand the events that really delayed you.

Expert Services

We support mediation, arbitration and litigation with expert reports, replies and testimony for delay and quantum that reflect our education, qualifications, technical and commercial expertise gained from decades of in-field experience.

Construction is complicated.
But the facts should be simple.

We help you understand the issues and communicate your
position using simple, straightforward facts.

Dispute Resolution
Specialists Q&A

Send us an email or give us a call. Once we clear any conflicts and get a brief understanding of your challenge, we'll provide you with a proposal for our engagement.

We can help at any point in the process, from responding to the initial request for change or the rejections all the way through to the resolution of your disputes.

Typically we start with a data sharing site, which can be yours or ours. This will contain information like the contract, schedule, and key documents pertinent to the issue you want us to look at. We typically follow our initial reading with a detailed Q&A session with your team to ensure we fully understand the issue you need our help with.

Yes, we do this. We apply our field and claim experience to review, critique and challenge claims you have received. We help you separate the fact from the fiction, and make sure you only pay for what is right.

Yes, we do this. We apply our field and claim experience to build out your side of the story. So that issues and losses you have faced are communicated clearly and compellingly.