Neil Fitch always delivers when providing expert testimony in contentious proceedings relating to construction and engineering projects.
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 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.