Guy Elkington

Guy Elkington
Firm:
Office:
7B, 7th Floor, Rolex Tower
Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 413705
City:
Dubai
Country:
United Arab Emirates
Tel:
+971 4381 9014

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Construction: Expert Witnesses

Guy leads Navigant’s global construction practice in the Middle East. Based in the Dubai office, he is a chartered surveyor with 30 years of experience as a quantity surveyor/cost engineer in both the construction and engineering sectors. He has spent 20 years in the Middle East and three years in the Far East, and he has worked in Europe for the remainder.

Guy’s primary involvement has been with FIDIC-based civil engineering, rail, infrastructure and building contracts, as well as EPC and fabrication contracts, both relating to oil and gas and power projects. Over the course of his career, his professional experience ranges from aviation, water and industrial experience to healthcare, commercial/residential property and marine experience.

Guy’s experience in cost management and consultancy includes a particular emphasis on claims relating to the evaluation of quantum for delay and disruption and disputed change orders and variations; arbitrations and litigation support; expert witness evidence; and contract advice. His experience has been gained under most FIDIC/ICE-based forms including design and build contracts and bespoke forms of EPC contracts in a wide variety of jurisdictions. His overall areas of expertise include issues of quantum, the valuation of construction claims and variations, and commercial management.

Guy is a committee member, and founder member, of the Society of Construction Law (Gulf). He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) as well as an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

WWL says: Guy Elkington boasts a “great reputation” across the Middle East where he is considered a top-tier quantum expert and is highlighted for his strong local knowledge.

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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Construction - Quantum & Delay

Guy leads Navigant’s global construction practice in the Middle East. Based in the Dubai office, he is a chartered surveyor with 28 years of experience as a quantity surveyor/cost engineer in both the construction and engineering sectors. In his 28-year career, he has spent 17 years in the Middle East and three years in the Far East, and he has worked in Europe for the remainder.

Guy’s primary involvement has been with FIDIC-based civil engineering, rail, infrastructure and building contracts, as well as EPC and fabrication contracts, both relating to oil and gas and power projects. Over the course of his career, his professional experience ranges from aviation, water and industrial experience to healthcare, commercial/residential property, and marine experience.

Guy’s experience in cost management and consultancy includes a particular emphasis on claims relating to the evaluation of quantum for delay and disruption and disputed change orders and variations; arbitrations and litigation support; expert witness evidence; and contract advice. His experience has been gained under most FIDIC/ICE-based forms and JCT forms including design and build contracts and bespoke forms of EPC contracts in a wide variety of jurisdictions. His overall areas of expertise include issues of quantum, the valuation of construction claims and variations, and commercial management.

Guy is a committee member, and founder member, of the Society of Construction Law (Gulf). He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) as well as an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

WWL says: Guy Elkington is celebrated as "an excellent quantum expert, able to understand complex matters and produce clear and concise reports". Peers describe him as "a great asset in any construction dispute".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

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