ACT CPD: Quantifying Delays & Disruption Costs

ACT CPD: Quantifying Delays & Disruption Costs
Join us for this CPD session presented by Robert Gemmell, Director, Forensic & Litigation Consulting.

Using practical case studies, Robert will cover the following in this presentation: 

  • Distinction between delay and disruption
  • Quantifying delay costs under the following heads of claim:

- Site overheads / preliminaries
- Offsite / head office overheads
- Loss of profit
- Finance charges; and
- Interest

  • Quantification of loss caused by disruption using the following methods:

- Total Cost / Modifies Total Cost
- Industry Studies
- Measured Mile Analysis
- Baseline Productivity Analysis

  • What is concurrent delay and how does it affect entitlement to the costs of delay and disruption?

About the Presenter
Robert Gemmell: Director, Australia, Forensic and Litigation Consulting, Construction Solutions
Robert is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Arbitrator and Adjudicator and also acts as Expert Determiner and Expert 

He is named in the Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts Guide, 2018 as a global leading expert in the field of Construction 
Quantum and Delay and WWL says “Robert Gemmell stands out for his deep understanding of delay and disruption costing 
and for his high-quality outputs”.
Robert offers over 25 years of experience in the construction and engineering industry working in both professional practice 
and construction contracting companies in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and the UK.

Robert has acted regularly as lead and support Expert Witness, including giving evidence in court under oath, and received 
over 100 appointments as Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Expert Determiner, in disputes ranging from several thousand to several 
hundred millions of Australian Dollars. He is a visiting/guest lecturer on the Master of Construction Law programme at the 
University of Melbourne,  joint author with Her Honour Judge Frances Kirkham of books on adjudication, and a member of 
the Society of Construction Law Australia.

He is also the author of the book entitled “The Quantification of Delay and Disruption in Construction and Engineering Projects” 
described by His Honour Justice Vickery in the foreword as “an Australian work of legal scholarship and authority… not only 
written for application in Australia, but also internationally”. The book is an authoritative and practical text on how to assess 
the time effect of delay events with a particular emphasis on how to quantify the financial loss caused by both delay and disruption.

 When:  Tuesday, 18 June 2019
 Where:  Mantra on Northbourne - Conference Rooms 1 & 2
   84 Northbourne Avenue
   Canberra ACT
 Time:   4:00 - 6:00 pm
 Price:  Members - $59 (incl. GST)
   Non Members - $69 (incl. GST)
   Student Members - $15 (incl. GST)
   Student Non Members - $25 (incl. GST)
RSVP:   Online via AIQS website
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 CPD Points:  2.0

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