Allen & Overy – Expert Advice
The Allen & Overy project covered the expert advice for the law firm Allen & Overy, which was requested to advice an oil company. The oil company had a dispute on a pipeline repair project, which was executed by a leading contractor. OI was requested to advice the law firm on technical matters to be able to represent the oil company against the contractor.
The Scope of Work consisted of the expert advice on different technical typical offshore subjects. These were: Corrosion issues, pipeline repair methodology, diving scope, test procedures, Installation methodology assessment of MAFS (miss-alignment flanges) connectors etc. Also advice was given regarding free span correction methods etc.
As a last phase of the project a hearing in the courtroom was anticipated, which never happened due to an early settlement of the claims vice versa.