Expert in Construction Claims, Dispute Management and Resolution of Delay and Quantum Issues.
Expert ID: 730019 United Kingdom
Expert has never been on the losing side in any arbitration or court case and is currently instructed on a $1.5bn construction dispute which has a quantim claim of around $800m.
A specialist in Power, Energy and Oil and Gas, Expert still works on construction and infrastrucure projects such as major airports, bridges and roads.
Testifying expert on a major oil rig for a Brazilian Oil Company, argued that a global quantum claim was uneccessary and inappropriate, successfully.Testifying expert on a Middle East Airport dispute relating to delay. Argued successfully that the claimed Critical Path was flawed and the EoT was unfounded.Testifying on a termination case, successfully arguing that the delays were client oriented and so the Termination was unwarranted, damges were paid to the Contractor, his client.
|Year: 1988||Degree: LLB||Subject: Law Degree||Institution: University of London, External Degree|
|Year: 1985||Degree: MCIArb||Subject: Arbitration||Institution: CIArb|
|Year: 1983||Degree: FRICS||Subject: Quantity Surveying||Institution: UCLAN|
|Year: 1982||Degree: PolyDipQS||Subject: Quantity Surveying/construction||Institution: UCLAN|
|Year: 1978||Degree: MCIOB||Subject: Building||Institution: Teeside Polytechnic|
|Years: 2009 to 2011||Employer: Hill International UK Ltd||Title: Executive Director||Department: Dispute Resolution||Responsibilities: Senior Expert Witness and Director|
|Years: 2007 to 2009||Employer: EC Harris LLP||Title: Partner||Department: Contract Solutions||Responsibilities: Partner in dispute resolution section.|
|Years: 1992 to 2007||Employer: Stapleton International||Title: Director||Department: Expert Services||Responsibilities: Director of Expert Services|
|Years: 1999 to Present||Agency: HM Treasury||Role: Expert Witness||Description: Resolving dispute on the British Library project.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2001 to 2003||Country / Region: Taiwan||Summary: Taiwan High Speed Rail link, expert witness for quantum in an arbitral style conciliation and many negotiations.|
|Years: 1998 to 2000||Country / Region: Hong Kong||Summary: Expert Witness on the Lantau Crossing, valued and reported on the valuation of loss and expense.|
|Years: 2008 to 2011||Country / Region: UAE||Summary: Variety of assignments on large projects including managing the variations on the Metro for EC Harris for a period of time. Ongoing work in Dubai on major dispute|
|Years: 2008 to 2009||Country / Region: Egypt/Qatar||Summary: Quantum Expert on diputes arising form new international airports project in both countries.|
|Associations / Societies|
|He is FRICS, MCIArb, MAE|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has written over 50 published artices and two industry related textbooks.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|UK High Court, TCC, ICC Arbitrations, Uncitral Arbitrations, DIAC Arbityrations. Over 100 reports for these various bodies, testified 11 times, longest period in cross examination 7 court days.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Author of 2 books entitled: Conflicts in Construction and Loss and expense explained. Has lectured on a variety of subjects to audiences in four continents since 1985. Currently seminar leader for Knowles and Hill International.|
|He has specialised in Power Stations, oil and gas and bridges, having worked around the globe on each. Nonetheless, he still carries out assignments on contruction projects and am currently working an a single building valued at AED 5bn.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|He provides in house training course on conflict, dispute resolution and construction negotiation.|
Fields of Expertise
building construction, commercial construction, construction, construction claim, construction contract, construction cost, construction cost analysis, construction dispute, cost control, delay claim analysis, nuclear construction, petroleum facility construction, quantity surveying, construction document, construction defect, road construction