INDUSTRIAL, SOUTH ASIA

Expert witness appointment | Data wrangling

Data expert witness appointment - expedited extraction, structuring and presentation of health and safety remediation data across circa 50 factories in a human rights arbitration.

Visualisation of remediation data facilitated remediation trend analysis and comparison, informing settlement negotiations.

OIL & GAS, CENTRAL ASIA

Expert witness assistance | Data wrangling

Complete cost audit of 20+ million manhour hookup and commissioning project to give certainty to sums invoiced and paid.

Utilised and coordinated the clients local accounts personnel to minimise costs and provided data wrangling expertise to overcome variation in the format of applications and style of response over time.

HEALTHCARE, UNITED KINGDOM

Expert advisor assistance | Data wrangling

Visualisation and timeline analysis in support of a national contractor's successful settlement negotiations flowing from breach of designer obligations on a US$ 311m hospital.

Large hard copy format utilised to aid multidisciplinary collaborative narrative development.

INFRASTRUCTURE, NORTH AFRICA

Expert witness assistance | Data wrangling

Created a flexible cost matrix for a billion USD highway claim in international arbitration from highly variable joint venture project records.

Devised numerous techniques to expedite the extraction, structuring and analysis of overhead cost data and drive efficiency in quantum expert team.

OIL & GAS, CENTRAL ASIA

Expert witness assistance | Data wrangling

Expedited extraction, structuring and validation of person on board (POB) and activity data from over 500 scanned daily reports in international arbitration.

Achieved in a third of the time benchmarked using analogue techniques. Data validation identified and corrected numerous mathematical errors or duplicated entries.

HEALTHCARE, AUSTRALIA

Expert advisor assistance | Data wrangling

Compiled and structured historic MEP commissioning gateway data from a new build hospital to evidence the alleged change in Client Representative approval behaviour.

Liaised with commissioning platform software vendor to custom export otherwise unavailable data. Liaison, consolidation and validation achieved in two weeks to meet truncated claim timeline.

SHIPBUILDING, NORTH AMERICAS

Expert witness assistance | Method evaluation

Forensic evaluation of opposing expert design change and loss of productivity claim methodologies.

Highlighted discrepancies from documented and actual method aswell as deviation from evidencial standards anticipated in legal precedent and scientific literature. Utilised advanced search techniques to identify cost records that undermined the claim narrative.

OIL & GAS, TRANSCONTINENTAL

Expert witness assistance | Method design

Cost audit design of multinational contractor ERP system to narrow valuation differences in quantum expert meetings as part an international arbitration.

Accounted for variation in practice and confidentiality requirements across the contractors international operations. Audit preparation expedited review and reduced the time and cost of expert meetings.

SHIPBUILDING, NORTH AMERICAS

Expert witness assistance | Data wrangling

Devised an alternative methodology to programmatically extract and consolidate the totality of cost estimate data for circa 5,000 design changes claimed in international arbitration.

The output expanded the quantum expert’s options for analysis, identified numerous source data discrepancies and avoided delays due to protracted disclosure negotiations.

OIL & GAS, CENTRAL ASIA

Expert witness assistance | Data wrangling

Programmatic extraction, deduplication and classification of relevant comments from numerous versions of offshore rotation schedules to evidence a high value transportation claim.

The task was benchmarked using analogue techniques and assessed as cost prohibitive. Following the client brief the data was successfully extracted and integrated into expert evidence within 48 hours.

POWER & UTILITIES, UNITED KINGDOM

Expert witness assistance; Data wrangling

Review and assessment of over 3,000 work packages on behalf of a tier 1 streetworks contractor in a domestic arbitration.

Embedded with the quantum expert team training them to use software collaboration features to expedite analysis and providing data wrangling expertise to troubleshoot the complex data reconciliation.

OIL & GAS, TRANSCONTINENTAL

Expert witness assistance | Data wrangling

Custom enterprise scale OCR of circa 1 million pages of unstructured non text readable project records to locate the single instance of a claim critical pipeline dimension.

Dimension located using advanced techniques to overcome atypical dimension format and regional variations in source documents. Achieved an objective assessed as cost prohibitive using analogue techniques.

SHIPBUILDING, UNITED KINGDOM

Expert advisor assistance | Data wrangling

Expedited extraction, consolidation and visualisation of fabrication data from progress records relating to the construction of two commercial ships.

Rapid turnaround, one quarter of the time benchmarked using analogue techniques, allowed forensic interrogation from the outset and expedited narrative development.

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