CHRIS ROOS & ASSOCIATES is a multidisciplinary independent boutique advisory, known for our commercial knowledge, experience and expertise of engineering and construction law, contract strategies and up and downstream commercial contracts, serving clients across the continent of Africa, based in Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa.  

Since our inception we expanded our commercial services offering beyond the engineering, construction and built industry and have since established ourselves as one of the leading commercial advisories for the Energy, Fisheries, Food & Beverage, Mining, Oil & Gas and Transport (air, rail, road, water, cable, pipeline) industries in South Africa.

Whether you are a property developer, first time home builder, contractor, retail or an industrial client in need of a construction, design, turnkey, professional services contract or requires an infrastructure operating or maintenance agreement, at CHRIS ROOS & ASSOCIATES we have a tailored commercial solution that will meet all of your requirements.

Our organisation is well known for our no-nonsense and sometimes unconventional and radical approach in dealing with contractual and claim related matters. We proud ourselves in our ability to resolve disputes and are often called upon by clients, employers, agents and contractors to act as intermediaries and mediators in dispute handling and resolution or to represent them in adjudication and arbitration proceedings. 

Our specific industry experience coupled with our legal background and legislative knowledge sets CHRIS ROOS & ASSOCIATES apart, making us the advisory of choice for commercial opinions, claims handling, adjudication and arbitration proceedings

CHRIS ROOS & ASSOCIATES specialise in:

  • Engineering and Construction Law
  • Engineering and Construction Commercial Contracts
  • Administrative Law applicable to the built environment
  • Building Agreements, Minor Works Agreements
  • FIDIC, NEC, GCC, JBCC Standard Contracts
  • Professional Services, Term Services and Supply Contracts
  • Design, Build, Operate, Transfer, EPC/ Turnkey Contracts
  • Engineering & Construction Claims and Disputes
  • Contract Strategies, Claims and Contract Management
  • Tender Award Disputes and Appeals
  • CIDB Prescripts
  • Construction Regulations
  • Mine, Health and Safety Regulations
  • Representation during Adjudication, Mediation and Arbitration proceedings
  • Assistance to business rescue practitioners in recovery and management
  • In-House Accredited Seminars (JBCC, GCC, NEC3/4, FIDIC, OIL & GAS)