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WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

"He was able to grasp the issues very early on"

"He can make a very complex case easy to understand for parties that are not experts in the construction field"

"Neil is very easy to deal with and approachable"

Biography

Neil is a chartered quantity surveyor with approaching 40 years of experience in construction and engineering projects globally. He has acted as an expert witness on many occasions, including single/joint expert and expert determiner/assessor, and he has acted as a mediator. He has given oral evidence in the Technology and Commercial Court (TCC) and arbitral and criminal proceedings; represented parties in mediation or adjudication; and been “hot-tubbed” in both the TCC and international arbitration. Neil has acted on matters in UK, Ireland, Mainland Europe, Africa, Middle and Far East and Fiji.

Neil applies rigour and attention to detail in the provision of independent expert advice on construction and engineering issues, assisting clients and their teams in the successful approach to, and resolution of, complex issues. He has advised a wide range of stakeholders, including accountants, banks, contractors and sub-contractors, developers and investors, education authorities, government/local authorities, private individuals, project managers and construction consultants, solicitors, and transport authorities.

Neil’s extensive construction experience spans commercial, defence, government, health care, industrial, leisure, residential, new build and fit-out sectors, as well as infrastructure that includes highways, major civils, process, power and railways. His contractual experience ranges from land sale/development agreements and agreements for lease, to all major forms of project agreements including FIDIC, JCT, ICE and NEC as well as JV agreements.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Neil Fitch is renowned for his experience providing delay analyses and expert testimony in high-value disputes in a multitude of jurisdictions.

Biography

Neil is a chartered quantity surveyor with approaching 40 years of experience in construction and engineering projects globally. He has acted as an expert witness on many occasions, including single/joint expert and expert determiner/assessor, and he has acted as a mediator. He has given oral evidence in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) and arbitral and criminal proceedings; represented parties in mediation or adjudication; and been “hot-tubbed” in both the TCC and international arbitration. Neil has acted on matters in UK, Ireland, Mainland Europe, Africa, Middle and Far East and Fiji.

Neil applies rigour and attention to detail in the provision of independent expert advice on construction and engineering issues, assisting clients and their teams in the successful approach to, and resolution of, complex issues. He has advised a wide range of stakeholders, including accountants, banks, contractors and sub-contractors, developers and investors, education authorities, government/local authorities, private individuals, project managers and construction consultants, solicitors, and transport authorities.

Neil’s extensive construction experience spans commercial, defence, government, health care, industrial, leisure, residential, new build and fit-out sectors, as well as infrastructure that includes highways, major civils, process, power and railways. His contractual experience ranges from land sale/development agreements and agreements for lease, to all major forms of project agreements including FIDIC, JCT, ICE and NEC as well as JV agreements.

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