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Mike Allen

Mike Allen

Secretariat24/F Berkshire HouseUnit 2402-0725 Westlands RoadQuarry Bay, Hong KongHong Kong

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Mike Allen is praised by clients whose are effusive of his testimony, highlighting his “composure in the witness box” and his “calm manner and particular skill in explaining complex issues in a way that is easy for clients and tribunals to understand”.​

Biography

Mike is a chartered quantity surveyor who has over 30 years’ experience in the industry and has worked internationally for many years, with the last 13 years being based full time in Hong Kong.  He has extensive experience in procurement and contract strategy, dispute resolution and providing strategic advice to clients on distressed or problem projects.

Mike continues to work on numerous disputes and live projects for employers, contractors and subcontractors.  He provides contract advice, has prepared claims and rebuttals, assisted in negotiations and appeared in many different tribunals.

Mike is experienced in a wide range of civil engineering, building, M&E and process plant contracts, which include the ICE 6th edition, Engineering Construction Contract (NEC), I Chem E Red and Green Book, G90, JCT, GC Works and Sub Contract Forms, which also includes bespoke, simple and situations of no written contract. He also has extensive experience of FIDIC and various standard and ad hoc forms of contract in various countries in Europe, the Middle East, Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, PRC and Australia.

Mike has also worked on a variety of matters which include building, civil engineering, mining, infrastructure, LNG facilities, marine civil engineering and process works. This has been in both a project-related and arbitration environment, where the work has involved the analysis of large amounts of data to produce independent valuations related to a range of claims including delay and disruption, prolongation and variations.

Mike has also been involved in a large number of ground, excavation, mining and reclamation works, as well as rail infrastructure and systems projects. He has been appointed as a quantum expert witness on a number of construction disputes, acting for both claimant and respondent, working with major firms of solicitors and barristers.  He has given evidence in the High Court twice and in domestic and international arbitrations on 17 occasions, as well as in various mediations and conciliations. 

Mike is also a CEDR-accredited mediator.

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Global Elite Thought Leader Mike Allen is an established name, with “great experience” and an “astute” and “very professional approach” to contractual claims and project-related disputes.

Biography

Mike is a chartered quantity surveyor with over 30 years' experience in the industry. He has worked internationally for many years, spending the past 18 years based full-time in Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in procurement and contract strategy; dispute resolution; and providing strategic advice to clients on distressed or problem projects.

Mike works on numerous disputes and live projects for employers, contractors and subcontractors. He provides contract advice, and has prepared claims and rebuttals, assisted in negotiations and appeared in many different tribunals. Mike is experienced in a wide range of civil engineering, building, M&E and process plant contracts, including the ICE sixth edition; Engineering Construction Contract (NEC); I Chem E Red and Green Book; G90; JCT; and GC Works and Sub Contract Forms, which also includes bespoke, simple and situations of no written contract. He also has extensive experience of FIDIC and various standard and ad hoc forms of contract in various countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australasia.

Mike’s experience includes building, civil engineering, mining, infrastructure, LNG facilities, marine civil engineering and process works. This has been in both project-related and arbitration environments, where the work has involved the analysis of large amounts of data to produce independent valuations related to a range of claims including delay and disruption, prolongation and variations.

Mike has been appointed as a quantum expert witness on a number of construction disputes, acting for both claimant and respondent, working with major firms of solicitors and barristers. He has given evidence in the High Court twice, and in domestic and international arbitrations 20 times.

Mike is also a CEDR-accredited mediator.

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
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