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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Charles Gurnham is "a very experienced quantum expert" who "has the respect of tribunals" and can "stand his ground without being partisan", according to impressed peers.

Biography

Charles is a founding member and a senior partner at gb². He is a chartered quantity surveyor and a fellow of the RICS, and has been called to the bar. He has over 35 years of experience advising on engineering and building projects around the world, with considerable experience of projects in buildings, power, process and infrastructure. He specialises in commercial management, quantity surveying, cost engineering, measurement, procurement advice, valuation of works, variations, prolongation, disruption, acceleration and forensic investigations.

Charles has extensive experience on a number of different contract conditions such as FIDIC, IChemE, NEC and ICE, and has worked for clients, contractors and private practice in most sectors of the construction and engineering industry.

Charles has been involved in numerous disputes heard by the TCC in the UK and international arbitration tribunals on projects in many different countries under ICC and UNCITRAL rules in connection with quantum, procurement, valuation, loss and/or expense and the quantification of damages. He has experience of “hot tubbing” and has been instructed by tribunals as a single joint expert on a number of occasions.

Peers say, "Charles is very thorough and shows a real understanding of the principles that are relevant to the case. He is able to clearly and effectively consider the facts and evidence, whilst always looking to maintain his objectivity."

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Charles Gurnham is recognised for his invaluable experience testifying in a range of disputes, including international arbitrations and mediations.

Biography

Charles is a founding member and a senior partner at gb². He is a chartered quantity surveyor and a fellow of the RICS, and has been called to the bar. He has over 35 years of experience advising on engineering and building projects around the world, with considerable experience of projects in buildings, power, process and infrastructure. He specialises in commercial management, quantity surveying, cost engineering, measurement, procurement advice, valuation of works, variations, prolongation, disruption, acceleration and forensic investigations.

Charles has extensive experience on a number of different contract conditions such as FIDIC, IChemE, NEC and ICE, and has worked for clients, contractors and private practice in most sectors of the construction and engineering industry.

Charles has been involved in numerous disputes heard by the TCC in the UK and international arbitration tribunals on projects in many different countries under ICC and UNCITRAL rules in connection with quantum, procurement, valuation, loss and/or expense and the quantification of damages. He has experience of “hot tubbing” and has been instructed by tribunals as a single joint expert on a number of occasions.

Peers say, "Charles is very thorough and shows a real understanding of the principles that are relevant to the case. He is able to clearly and effectively consider the facts and evidence, whilst always looking to maintain his objectivity."

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