Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal
New to Who's Who Legal?
New to Who's Who Legal?
Menu
User Menu
New to Who's Who Legal?

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

James Taylor impresses market sources who note he excels when it comes to providing expert testimony in high-value construction arbitrations.

Biography

James Taylor is a senior managing director in the construction solutions practice of FTI Consulting and he is based in Singapore.

Mr Taylor has extensive experience in providing commercial management and contract administration services; expert witness and expert adviser services; as well as claims preparation and negotiation solutions. His skills have been 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.

In addition, Mr Taylor has been appointed as both a quantum expert witness and a quantum expert adviser acting for both government and private clients on numerous occasions.

Recently, Mr Taylor has been involved with advising a major international blue-chip client on settlement of final accounts as well as liabilities and entitlements on project delivery; he is also 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 providing expert witness services for a dispute involving a major Japanese equipment supplier and contractor on a large power plant project in the US.

Previous roles include leading a team in their preparation for an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration involving a major international civil engineering project; providing expert adviser services for government bodies; preparing, devising and implementing risk review procedures for a large contracting organisation; drafting contract and subcontract documentation and joint venture agreements; carrying out risk analyses on tender documents; 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.

Mr Taylor is experienced in managing schemes in excess of US$200 million and on re-measurement and lump sum contracts. His work has typically included quantity surveying and contract administration team management, providing strategic and commercial advice directly to client managers and directors.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

James Taylor receives effusive praise from market sources for his superb work on quantum analysis.

Biography

James Taylor is a senior managing director in the construction solutions practice of FTI Consulting and he is based in Singapore.

Mr Taylor has extensive experience in providing commercial management and contract administration services; expert witness and expert adviser services; and claims preparation and negotiation solutions. His skills have been built on a solid foundation of more than 28 years’ experience in contract administration services and quantity surveying for employers, contractors and governments in Asia and Europe.

Mr Taylor has been appointed as a quantum expert witness and a quantum expert adviser acting for both government and private clients on numerous occasions. Mr Taylor is currently appointed as quantum expert on three arbitrations and one case in the High Court of Singapore. He has given oral evidence in both international and domestic arbitration proceedings, as well as in the Singapore High Court.

Mr Taylor has been involved with advising major international blue-chip clients on settlement of final accounts as well as liabilities and entitlements on project delivery. He has also represented major international contractors in negotiating and agreeing final accounts on major international projects.

Previous roles include leading teams in preparation for international arbitrations on major international civil engineering projects; providing expert adviser services for government bodies; preparing, devising and implementing risk review procedures for a large contracting organisation; drafting contract and subcontract documentation and joint venture agreements; and carrying out risk analyses on tender documents.

Law Business Research
Law Business Research Ltd
Meridian House, 34-35 Farringdon Street
London EC4A 4HL, UK
© Law Business Research Ltd 1998-2019. All rights reserved.
Company No.: 03281866