Mr Taylor is a managing director in the construction solutions practice of FTI Consulting based in Singapore.
Mr Taylor has extensive experience in providing expert witness services; commercial management and contract administration services; claims preparation and negotiation solutions. His skills are built on a solid foundation of more than 20 years of experience in contract administration services and quantity surveying for employers, contractors and governments in Asia and Europe.
Mr Taylor has been appointed as quantum expert witness acting for both government and private clients on numerous occasions in Asia and America and has given oral evidence in both ICC and BANI arbitrations, as well as in the Singapore High Court.
Recently, apart from his expert witness roles, Mr Taylor has also been appointed representing a major international contractor in negotiating and agreeing final account on a major design and build project; representing a major Singapore based mechanical and electrical contractor in a commercial and contracts manager role; and representing an international manufacturing company to prepare documentation for arbitration purposes.
Previous roles include leading a team in their preparation for an ICC arbitration involving a major international civil engineering project; providing expert adviser services for government bodies; preparing and implementing risk review procedures for a large contracting organisation; drafting contract and subcontract documentation and joint venture agreements; advising site teams on variations and claims strategies; preparing and negotiating extension of time and loss and expense claims; and preparation and delivery of independent expert reports.
WWL says: James Taylor focuses his expert practice on construction disputes and is particularly proficient when testifying as a quantum expert.
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