Flashcards in Dispute Resolution Advisers (DRAs) Deck (3)
What is a DRA?
A single person DRB
Major construction projects are a high risk business; delays = common and this can frequently lead to disputes
Role of the DRA = to work with parties from commencement of the contract as a neutral member of
What are the advantages of a DRA?
Work = proactive to ensure that disputes = avoided
Where problems arise, DRA will work between Employer and Contractor to ensure matters = resolved and formal disputes do not arise
If disputes do arise, then DRA has a final opportunity to resolve these with parties before formal dispute proceedings
Parties can avoid significant costs for arbitration / litigation and DRA can also assist parties in tailoring a DR mechanism best suited to resolving the specific dispute and achieving the interests of the parties