Simon has over 20 years of professional experience in the areas of construction consulting, claims and disputes related to delay, disruption, productivity, and damages.
Simon has extensive experience in preparation of claims and expert evidence related to delay, disruption, productivity, and associated damages. He has also provided advice on these issues for live projects. Simon has provided these services on projects including water treatment, power generation, residential and commercial construction, government projects, stadiums, rail projects, bridges, and process facilities among other construction/engineering projects. In addition, Simon has prepared commercial risk analysis for clients on various forms of contract.
Simon has prepared expert submissions for both domestic and international dispute forums. He has also presented at mediations on behalf of clients and been involved in a number of settlement negotiations. Simon has also prepared and reviewed change orders and performed delay analysis, cost estimates, and productivity analysis. Additionally, Simon has provided advice to consultants and financers on troubled projects and bankruptcy matters, along with surety and insurance claims.
Simon has presented seminars and workshops on delay analysis, cost control, productivity analysis, claims prevention, commercial risk, and expert witness among other relevant subjects to lawyers, clients, and education institutions. In addition, Simon often presents to The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Society of Construction Law, Chartered Institute of Building, Global Arbitration Review, AACE International, and Instituto Brasileiro de Direito da Construção (IBDiC) on relevant issues.