James Taylor is a respected figure among peers in the space who describe him as "a rising star in quantum matters".
James is a director at Jackson Rowe based in the United Kingdom. He is regularly involved in dispute resolution processes, both domestically and internationally, for both contractors and client organisations; he also provides expert witness evidence on high-value/high-profile disputes.
James started his career as a quantity surveyor for a main contractor and has since worked in consultancy. His experience spans both building and civil engineering and he has worked on projects across a variety of sectors including roads; rail; water; power; oil and gas; residential; mixed-use developments; commercial; education; and healthcare.
James has an in-depth understanding of contractor claims from his work as a quantity surveyor for a main contractor and as a consultant. This, combined with his legal and dispute resolution training, enables James to successfully value claims and defences based on personal experience and supplemented by his technical skills.
James also undertakes expert quantum work in connection with building, engineering, and oil and gas disputes, both nationally and internationally. He is accredited as a practising member of the Academy of Experts and is an RICS-accredited expert witness. James has been instructed as an expert witness and in doing so has provided reports, opinion and/or advice on a number of occasions; has participated in joint expert meetings and the production of joint statements; and has been cross-examined in the High Court of Justice (chancery division) relating to quantity surveying matters. James has also represented parties in adjudication and provided quantum support in high value arbitration and litigation proceedings.