James Taylor is a "rising star" in construction, with a deep knowledge and understanding of expert quantum analysis.
James is a director at Jackson Rowe based in the UK. He is regularly involved in dispute resolution processes, both domestically and internationally, for contractors and client organisations alike, and he provides expert witness evidence on high-value/high-profile disputes. James’ experience encompasses both building and civil engineering. He started his career as a quantity surveyor for a main contractor with responsibility for all commercial management duties on small and multimillion-pound projects. James’ career experience relates to 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 contractors’ claims, from working as a quantity surveyor for a main contractor. This, combined with his legal and dispute resolution training, enables James to successfully value claims and defences based on personal experience supplemented by technical skills. In more recent years James has specialised in the provision of expert quantum work in connection with building, engineering and oil and gas disputes both nationally and international. He is accredited as a practising member of the Academy of Experts, and is a RICS-accredited expert witness. James is frequently instructed as an expert witness, and in this capacity provides reports, opinion and/or advice; 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. James also acts regularly as an adjudicator.