What we do

We Advise On


  • Building & Engineering Contracts
  • Debt collection
  • Insolvency Issues
  • Procurement (Public & Private)
  • Consultancy Agreements
  • Preparation, Appraisal & Defence of Claims
  • Delay Analysis & Extensions of Time
  • Loss & Expense Claims
  • Valuation, Payment Problems & Set-Off
  • Defects & Retention Monies
  • Collateral Warranties & Performance Guarantees
  • Environmental & Planning Issues


Litigation & ADR Services

We act for our clients as their legal representatives in negotiated
settlements, conciliation, adjudication, mediation, arbitration and
litigation in the District, Circuit, High and Supreme Courts.

Construction Insolvency Services

Being dually qualified as a solicitor and chartered quantity surveyor
ensures that the advice and services provided by Denis O’Driscoll to
Liquidators and Receivers is both effective and cost efficient.


Project Support & Mentoring

We advise and assist architects, engineers and employers’
representatives in discharging their contract administration duties.
Particularly in sensitive areas such as evaluating delay & disruption
claims, renominations, procurement, termination of
contracts, insolvency, bonds etc.


Arbitrator, Mediator, Dispute Board Member

Denis O’Driscoll acts as an arbitrator in construction disputes being on a number of professional and trade panels.He is also a mediator trained and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an RICS accredited Dispute Board Member.


Training Courses & In-House Seminars

We provide courses and in-house seminars on construction law topics
tailored to clients’ requirements including practical training for those
working under the RIAI, Public Works, JCT, NEC and FIDIC
suites of contracts.