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Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants

Prevention and Resolution of Construction Disputes

Our Services

Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants provides specialist consultancy services to the construction industry. We provide straightforward and cost-effective solutions to construction disputes, contract reviews, and Security of Payments claims.

Security of Payment applications, responses and consultation

We will assist you with any Security of Payment applications or responses, as well as preparing progress claims to maximise your chances of success.

Our services include:

  • Issue evaluation and advice
  • Preparation of payment claims and payment schedules
  • Preparation of adjudication applications and adjudication responses


Contact us today to find out how we can assist with your construction dispute.

Contract review and strategy

Our extensive experience in both construction and legal industries means we can reduce the complexity of your issues, and provide specialist contractual and business advice.

Our services include:

  • Contract document reviews, entitlements identification and scope review
  • Contract negotiation support
  • Systems development to effectively manage commercial risk


Contact us today to find out how we can provide you with construction advice.

Dispute resolution

With our experience in alternative dispute resolution including arbitration, mediation, expert determination and adjudication, we have the expertise to manage your disputes through to resolution.

Our services include:

  • Research, preparation and management of claims
  • Analysis and reporting on disputes
  • Information and data support services in litigation or arbitration
  • Expert Witness services in litigation or arbitration


Contact us today to find out how we can assist with your construction dispute.

Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants about us

About Us

Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants provides specialist consultancy services to the construction industry. With our extensive construction and dispute resolution experience, we provide straightforward and cost-effective solutions to construction disputes and Security of Payments claims.

Construction disputes are always costly when lawyers get involved. We are not a law firm.  We provide specialist consulting services to develop a position that maximises your chances of commercial success. We have the construction and business background to read your correspondence and plans, understand them, analyse your situation and resolve your dispute.

With our specialised focus on Security of Payments claims, we take ownership of our client’s problems and deliver rapid and comprehensive services relating to payment claims, assessing payment schedules and assisting with adjudication applications and responses. We also have extensive contract dispute experience such as resolution by negotiation, mediation, adjudication, arbitration and support for litigation.

Our value is in the quality of our expert analysis and our extensive experience to help you appreciate your situation, and achieve a commercial outcome in a timely manner.

Our Team

Bryan Ahern - Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants

Bryan Ahern

BE (Civil) Hons, MEngSc (Civil), Grad Dip Legal Studies, FIAMA, MIEAust, MAIPM, MDRBF, Licensed Builder Class A

Bryan’s depth of experience over 25 years in civil and building construction, property development and maintenance works allows the team to implement expedited alternative dispute resolution methods. He has provided consultancy advice in commercial contracts in all stages from concept development through to documentation, tendering, administration, and dispute resolution.

Bryan is a Grade 1 Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator and Expert Determiner.

Nick Ahern - Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants

Nick Ahern

LLB

Nick is experienced in the preparation and management of large and complex claims, as well as rapid responses to Security of Payments claims.

With a background in consulting and a legal education, Nick is proficient at rapidly assessing both technical construction documentation as well as contracts and correspondence, distilling the issues and provide timely advice.

Nick is an Adjudicator with Adjudicate Today for NSW, Victoria, the ACT and Western Australia

Jesse Ahern - Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants

Jesse Ahern

Construction Management, BA IR

Jesse has an established background in the industry, starting his career working for Lend Lease and studying construction management.

Jesse has significant experience in Security of Payment matters; including advice on payment claims and payment schedules, adjudication proceedings as well as challenges and defences to adjudication determinations.  Jesse has consulted for government entities, publicly listed and private companies across all construction trades.

Contact Us

For further information, or to request advice, please contact us:

Ahern Construction Dispute Consultants
(02) 5134 2918
jesse@ahern.net.au