Scott Hewlett is an admitted attorney, and a qualified solicitor of England and Wales. He joined Kingsbourne in 2004, and became a director of the company in 2009. Scott specialises in construction law and has represented numerous contractors in a number of mediations, adjudications and arbitrations. Scott has extensive experience on all the standard forms of contract. He also provides in-house training to Kingsbourne’s clients, in particular on the law of contract and the JBCC.
Dirk’s interest in construction and problem solving has always been a driving aspect in all his ventures. After graduating from the University of Pretoria, Dirk started his career in the civil engineering industry where he gained the practical know-how of construction. His experience spans across airport runway rehabilitation, roads and pass construction, dam and bridge construction, bulk earthworks and concrete structures. As a planning consultant, Dirk has compiled method statements, tender programmes, baseline programmes and updated programmes for major South African and international projects. He has also been responsible for conducting retrospective delay analysis for proving extension of time claims for various contracts, including the drafting and delivering of construction delay analysis reports. Dirk’s on-site experience, together with his passion for project planning, gives him the advantage of taking a practical approach to projects and time related matters.
Marc is a claims expert and highly experienced quantity surveyor and has been in the Southern African construction industry for 35 years. He is widely regarded as the leading dispute resolution practitioner in South Africa and is one of the directors of Kingsbourne (Pty) Ltd. Marc has served on numerous DABs both locally and internationally, boasting vast knowledge of road- works and heavy civil engineering in particular.