Gordon Moffat is "a dean of the field" who "enjoys a very strong reputation" according to peers. He has a wealth of experience on industrial, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects.
Gordon established and manages GMCS, a boutique consultancy specialising in dispute resolution and claims management in the construction, engineering and oil and gas markets. He is a chartered quantity surveyor with 40 years’ experience in the industry, 34 of which have been spent in the international market.
Gordon specialises in the preparation of contractual claims and the resolution of disputes that arise in the increasingly litigious market, relating to the quantification of delay, disruption and acceleration claims. His experience has led him to being appointed as an expert witness on many occasions.
His experience has been gained in Algeria, Australia, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the UAE and the UK. Projects include major airport developments, industrial plants, commercial developments, heavy engineering of offshore oil and gas production platforms, sub-sea pipelines, highway interchanges, tunnels, hospitals and rail/metro projects. Gordon has extensive knowledge of numerous standard and bespoke conditions of contract, inclusive of FIDIC and EPC forms.
He has acted as an arbitrator on numerous disputes in the UAE and as adjudicator on an oil installation in Turkmenistan, and given evidence to the World Bank regarding an infrastructure project in India. Recently he has provided a strategy support on a major pipeline dispute, undertaken a substantial adjudication appointment, acted as the Tribunal’s Expert on a major oil and gas arbitration, and acted as quantum expert on an LNG facility in Western Australia.