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WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"James is well organised, easy to get along with and always delivers work product in a timely fashion"
"I highly recommend James - I had a great experience with his work and I would have no hesitation in appointing him on future matters"

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.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

James Taylor is a “well-known” and well-regarded expert in Asia, with a reputation for  “always delivering” in high-profile cases. ​

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.

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