Duelling Programmers

    September 2019

    Preparing a case for a claim for delay in a construction project is seldom easy, often because it requires charting the entire course of the project. The recent decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales demonstrates significant flaws in the heavy reliance that is regularly placed upon programming experts to prove such claims. This decision reinforces that provable facts are required rather than the arcane reasoning often contained in programming reports.