Adine is the firms founding and managing director and started the firm because she “believes in a firm that provides specialist legal advice to the construction industry in which the value of partnering in the journey to success is paramount”.
Adine gained a wealth of experience within the construction space whilst she practiced as a partner at several of the top tier local and international law firms within South Africa. She is a trusted legal adviser to many listed and unlisted entities within the greater SADC region.
Adine’s skill, passion, strategic advice and expertise is unprecedented within the dispute resolution space where she has developed a reputation for pursing her client’s best interests with unrelenting vigor.
Adarsh joined the firm in early 2020 as an associate because he practices law in accordance with the quote by Aristotle “Law is order, and good law is good order”.
Drawing on his previous extensive experience with DB Thermal (SPX corporation), in relation to the construction of the Medupi and Kusile Power Stations, he advises on compliance with legislation and regulators to the power industry and provides legal advice in the resolution of labour related issues, such as wage disputes, strikes and lock-outs.
Adarsh is a specialist in the drafting and formulation of claim submissions in terms of the FIDIC suite of agreements. Adarsh is a fierce litigator and enjoys taking the leading insurance companies to task in the High Court of South Africa when these companies have wrongfully repudiated his client’s claims.
Adarsh has developed and presents contract training workshops aimed at equipping specialist contractors and subcontractors with the tools necessary to institute an pursue an claim for extension of time and or monies in terms of the FIDIC suite of agreements and particularly provides much needed assistance on the extensively revised claim process in relation to FIDIC, 2ND Edition.
Sumari has obtained a B. Com Law and LLB from the University of Pretoria and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2018. She is a construction and engineering litigation and alternative dispute resolution lawyer who joined the firm as an associate in early 2020.
Sumari is experienced in many of the contractual issues which gives rise to construction disputes across the public and private sector. She specialises in representing contractors, sub-contractors and industry professionals in disputes arising from the standard forms of contract such as the JBCC and GCC as well as bespoke construction contracts and she is well versed in conditions of contract applicable to construction and engineering related matters.
Sumari believes in hard, good quality work and enjoys the logical approach to the problem-solving aspect that is expected in this specialised area of the law.