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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

Peers and clients say

Peers and clients say:
“He is well versed in handling complex construction and engineering disputes”
“John has a very clear style and makes difficult concepts easy to understand”
“His reporting style is clear and measured, while still being forceful and provides an accurate and not over-optimistic position”

Biography

John is a chartered quantity surveyor with over 20 years of construction and engineering industry experience. He has a background of working for both subcontractors and main contractors and has acted as independent quantum expert on over 35 occasions, and has experience of being cross-examined in formal proceedings.

John's industry experience includes major civil engineering and highway works, rail infrastructure projects, oil and gas, industrial and process plants, health facilities and power generation projects. He has managed commercial teams on large-scale projects and has a wide breadth of contractual experience ranging from FIDIC, GC/Works, ICE, IChemE, JCT and NEC3/4 to various bespoke PFI and PPP forms.

John specialises in final account preparation, claims management, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution. He is regularly appointed to prepare or independently assess claims for disruption and prolongation.

John has significant experience in the preparation of expert reports and has been engaged as single and joint party-appointed expert by instructing solicitors to produce expert witness reports on quantum matters in UK litigation, arbitration and adjudication. He is a practising member of the Academy of Experts, a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He holds a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in construction law and an Edexcel Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence.

John is highly regarded by his clients, one of whom refers to his ability as being "significantly beyond his age”, adding: “He always approaches his work calmly, with maturity and confidence, without being arrogant or pompous. I consider this differentiates him from many other experts. I personally have not instructed any other expert consistently in the way I instruct John."

WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

John Jones is an “excellent” and “user-friendly” expert who excels in providing expert evidence in arbitration in the energy and construction sectors.

Biography

John is a chartered quantity surveyor with over 19 years of construction and engineering industry experience. He has a background of working for both subcontractors and main contractors and has acted as independent quantum expert on over 30 occasions.

John's industry experience includes major civil engineering and highway works, rail infrastructure projects, sporting facilities, industrial and process plants, health facilities and power generation projects. He has managed commercial teams on large-scale projects and has a wide breadth of contractual experience ranging from FIDIC, GC/Works, ICE, IChemE, JCT and NEC3 to various bespoke PFI and PPP forms.

John specialises in final account preparation, claims management, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution. He is regularly appointed to prepare or independently assess claims for disruption and prolongation.

John has significant experience in the preparation of expert reports and has been engaged as single and joint party-appointed expert by instructing solicitors to produce expert witness reports on quantum matters in UK litigation, arbitration and adjudication. He is a practising member of the Academy of Experts, a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He holds a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in construction law and an Edexcel Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence.

John is highly regarded by his clients, one of whom refers to his ability as being "significantly beyond his age”, adding: “He always approaches his work calmly, with maturity and confidence, without being arrogant or pompous. I consider this differentiates him from many other experts. I personally have not instructed any other expert consistently in the way I instruct John."

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