About Christopher Picas

Christopher Picas specialises in litigation and dispute resolution primarily in construction law. His experience includes traditional High Court litigation, arbitration as well as construction-focused adjudication. He also practises in the field of administrative law. He advises and represents both employers and contractors in construction disputes, including claims for extension of time, payment of additional cost and disputes relating to workmanship and quality. Christopher represents clients in the power, transportation infrastructure and mechanical engineering industries. He has acted on behalf of one of the largest contractors involved in South Africa's power expansion projects. Christopher has experience in disputes under most major standard form construction contracts used in South Africa and abroad, especially FIDIC and NEC.


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