Michael Hennigan is commended by respondents to our research who describe him as "technically very proficient" and note his "clarity of expression" as a particular strength.
Michael is a quantity surveyor with more than 15 years of construction industry experience. He has been appointed as the named quantum expert in both litigation and adjudication, as well as assisting the named quantum expert in many major international arbitrations.
Michael has worked on a broad range of construction projects, under both standard and bespoke forms of contract, across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. His experience ranges from numerous major buildings, industrial, infrastructure and power projects such as residential towers, highways, airports, rail, power plants, wind farms, mining and pipelines, to onshore and offshore oil and gas projects.
Michael regularly advises on pre and post-contract matters, from procurement and negotiating contracts to post-contract cost control, valuing and negotiating variations, loss and expense claims and final accounts. He also has extensive experience of claim preparation and management, as well as formal dispute resolution, relating to quantum issues surrounding termination of contract, defects, disruption, prolongation, acceleration and fluctuation claims.
Michael has been involved in numerous billion-dollar international disputes in arbitration, as well as litigation disputes in the UK. He has extensive experience of the case management process and has assisted legal teams in the preparation and management of witness evidence and cross-examination questions.
Michael holds a BSc (Honours) degree in quantity surveying and an LLM in construction law and arbitration. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a RICS-accredited commercial mediator and holds an advanced professional award in expert witness evidence (APAEWE).