Here we recognise 17 expert witnesses for their exceptional work across the construction industry, with claims arising from both quantum and delay issues on large-scale projects.
Most Highly Regarded
The “measured and accomplished” Stephen Rae with FTI Consulting is admired for his extensive practice covering disruption and variation valuation of oil and gas platforms and analysis of contractual disputes.
Stuart Harold is held in high regard by peers for his astute knowledge spanning civil engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering and oil and gas sectors.
Secretariat’s Paul Roberts is lauded as “one of the leading quantum experts in Australia”. He is regularly sought out to provide testimony on complex quantum matters.
HKA’s Graham Topp draws praise for his adept handling of quantum matters, with one source stating, “Graham’s articulation of the reasoning behind his assessments is persuasive.”
Jonathan Humphrey is sought after for his strong sector experience providing expert testimony relating to quantum claims and damages valuations.
Hamish Clark impresses market sources with his profound understanding of defect claims and high-value construction disputes.
George Matta at TBH is esteemed for his strong technical ability and is a go-to for domestic and international clients on dispute resolution and project management matters.
With 35 years’ experience Jonathan Shahady is a statesman in the construction sector, applauded for his expert handling of risk and cost management matters.
Phillip Blunden of Hinds Blunden is a top-tier lawyer renowned for his “outstanding professionalism” and “vast experience” in cost, quantum and delay analysis.
Andrew Baigent with Unimond is highly regarded among market sources for his excellence providing first-rate expert testimony in construction disputes.
James Lyall of Lyall Hamson is renowned for his “excellent” presentation skills as well as the stellar advice he gives to domestic and international clients on project management, forensic delay analysis and claims issues.