John Delaney

John Delaney
11 Pilgrim Street


Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Construction - Quantum and Delay - Future Leaders

John is a chartered quantity surveyor with over 16 years of commercial experience across the construction and engineering industries. He has acted as a quantum expert on six occasions and as assistant to the named expert on four occasions.

John has worked as a quantum expert on multimillion-pound disputes, arbitrations and adjudications and has provided claim preparation and claim management on a number of projects. He is experienced in both standard and bespoke contracts and has a successful track record of preparing detailed reports and meeting client demands. John also prepares independent reports for valuation of variations accounts, claims for loss and expense, supporting narrative to extension of time applications, assessment of submitted final account claims, and commercial strategies for negotiation and settlement of interim and final accounts.

John provides cost and commercial management services, expert witness services and dispute resolution services to a number of clients across a broad range of sectors specifically construction, civil engineering and gas pipelines. His commercial and project experience includes transport, airports and buildings ranging from mixed-use, high-rise and residential to commercial, industrial, health and local authority sectors.

John has been appointed as a quantum expert on matters before the Court of Session in Scotland, the High Court in Ireland and regarding various statutory adjudications in the UK. These have included disputes arising from alleged negligence of a project monitoring surveyor, appointed by a bank to provide due diligence services for the conversion of a hotel into residential units, and concerning claims arising from a civil engineering main contract, including assessment of variations, extension of time, prolongation, loss and expense and associated costs.

John is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and a practising member of the Academy of Experts. He has recently completed the RICS diploma in construction adjudication.

WWL says: John Delaney is known as an "extremely good practitioner who is very comprehensive in his data analysis". He is regularly engaged to provide quantum advice in high-value disputes.

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