Mark Pontin

Mark Pontin
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Who's Who Legal Construction: Expert Witnesses

Mark Pontin is a senior managing director at Ankura, based in London. He is a chartered quantity surveyor, chartered arbitrator, and adjudicator with over 30 years’ experience advising on construction disputes relating to building, civil engineering, process and building services projects in the private and public sectors.

Mark provides advice to employers, contractors, specialists, and professional indemnity insurers in relation to quantum issues including the principles of valuation for change, assessment of damages and the ascertainment of expense. He has given evidence in the UK in the Technology and Construction Court and at arbitration and has in addition given evidence overseas in arbitrations subject to the SIAC, ICC, and American Arbitration rules.

As a chartered arbitrator, Mark has received appointments as sole arbitrator and conducted hearings on commercial and consumer disputes. He is on the RICS register of experts and has received instructions to conduct expert determinations of construction disputes. As adjudicator, Mark is a member of the RICS, RIBA, CI Arb, CEDR, and TeCSA adjudication panels and has received over 300 nominations to act pursuant to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 in addition to representing parties in the submission of their case to tribunals.

WWL says: Mark Pontin is a highly experienced name in the market who adeptly handles quantum issues in both domestic and international disputes.

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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Construction - Quantum & Delay

Mark has 32 years’ experience in construction disputes in building, civil and process engineering projects.

Mark specialises in quantity surveying and cost engineering, the provision of procurement and contract advice and forensic investigations, in both the private and public sector. His experience includes commercial and contractual management and the valuation of complex claims for the financial consequences of re-measurement, delay, disruption, variation and termination issues. 

Mark has been appointed as a quantum expert on 123 construction related disputes and has given evidence in the UK, in the TCC and at arbitration, as well as overseas under SIAC, ICC and American arbitration rules. Mark is a chartered arbitrator and adjudicator, having received in excess of 300 nominations. Mark leads Navigant’s global construction practice in EMEA.

WWL says: With decades of experience advising on complex disputes, Mark Pontin is highlighted as “a big name” in the UK market. Peers say, “He is very experienced in UK litigation cases and is very strong on the quantum side.” 

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