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WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

“Peter is calm, hard-working, thorough and quietly confident”

“Peter has the ability to explain complex technical issues in a very straightforward and easily understandable way”

Biography

Peter Caillard is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the construction industry. He is widely experienced in the design and construction of highways, transport and infrastructure projects.  

Peter has managed projects through all stages of construction from preliminary design through to final account using a variety of forms of contract. He has been engaged with projects throughout the world including the UK and Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America, and his experience covers all aspects of design and construction including highway geometry, road pavement construction, drainage, earthworks, highway structures, public utilities, and materials testing. He is also experienced in transport planning, both for public infrastructure projects and private developments.

Peter has also undertaken research projects on behalf of the Department of Transport and has developed draft technical standards both in the UK and overseas. He has also executed safety audits for a wide range of projects and led investigations into road traffic accidents, followed by preparation of reports for litigation.

He has undertaken forensic investigations relating to engineering disputes on many occasions and testified at dispute hearings and planning inquiries, including planning appeals, arbitrations, and mediations. He gave evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee during the passage of the enabling legislation for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Peter Caillard has strong experience managing projects through all stages of construction, and delivers in-depth technical expertise in his capacity as an expert.

Biography

Peter is a chartered civil engineer with over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He is widely experienced in the design and project management of highways, transport and infrastructure projects. He has acted as technical expert on matters of design and project management on many occasions.

Peter has managed projects through all stages of construction, from preliminary design through to final account, using a variety of forms of contract. His experience ranges from major highways, railways, structures and utilities to transportation planning and development projects.

Peter has also undertaken much work with private sector developers, including master planning, access design, parking studies, road pavement design and drainage design. In addition, he has completed research projects for the UK Highways Agency and drafted new technical design standards.

Peter has been engaged with projects throughout the world including the UK and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has processed contractual disputes and assessed claims for projects in Africa and the Middle East and attended and presented evidence at formal dispute hearings.

Peter has carried out safety audits for a wide range of projects and has prepared accident investigation reports for litigation. He has appeared as an expert witness at planning inquiries and contractual dispute hearings. He has been cross-examined in arbitration and gave evidence to the House of Commons select committee during the passage of the enabling legislation for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

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