ao link
Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal
Menu

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

“Tony has a high level of expertise and the ability to assess the case and extract the important information”

“His presentations are always clear and understandable"

"He is very easy-going and co-operative”

Biography

Dr. Tony Farrow is a senior managing director at Ankura, based in London. He has over 30 years’ experience in leading large expert witness cases involving the analysis of schedule delay and disruption, and disputed final accounts. He has submitted over 200 expert reports, and given evidence in the English High Court and to arbitration tribunals in the UK, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Tony has operated at corporate level in the EPC sector, leading the project controls functions (planning, contract and cost management) for an international EPC contractor/operator organisation. He first qualified as a quantity surveyor and subsequently worked in a broad commercial environment within the international project management field, dealing with claims, litigation, commercial issues, and trouble shooting.

He has published many papers, particularly on the topics of delay analysis and acceleration. He regularly gives seminars and undertakes bespoke training courses for clients. His PhD thesis concerned strategic issues in managing a professional services firm.

Tony’s marine and offshore experience includes: expert witness appointments for quantum and delay issues on two drill ship projects and three FPSO projects, including giving evidence to the arbitral panels; producing a report investigating delays and extra costs, and presenting evidence to an arbitral tribunal, in relation to a mega-yacht project in the Netherlands; and producing an expert witness report on delays and disputed account, and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal, in relation to a new-build roll-on/roll-off ferry in the Netherlands. He also worked on four semi-submersible drilling rig projects and ten FPSO projects acting in a contract management and project controls role during project execution.

His experience in plant projects includes acting as expert witness in a Japanese arbitration relation to disputes on two coal-fired power stations in South Africa; expert appointments in arbitration concerning causes of delay in relation to refineries in Iraq and Australia; project support from Japan in relation to cement and fertiliser plants in Indonesia and Malaysia; commercial work associated with disputed final accounts in relation to various process plants in the UK; project support from Japan in relation to a steel plant complex in Libya; and producing reports investigating delays and final accounts in relation to two water treatment plants in the UK.

Tony’s experience relating to building works includes producing an expert report on delays and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal in relation to a headquarters building in Hong Kong; producing a report covering quantum and delay and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal in relation to a healthcare headquarters project in the UK; producing an expert report on delay and disputed final account and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal in relation to an insurance headquarters project in the UK; and producing an expert report on delay and giving evidence on nine separate occasions to arbitral tribunal in relation to a media centre in Egypt.

His  infrastructure experience includes: expert witness appointments on two pipeline projects in Jordan and Kuwait regarding quantum and delay including giving evidence to the arbitral panels; producing an expert report on delay and quantum impacts in relation to a bridge construction project in the UK following section collapse; preparing and negotiating claims for delay in relation to civil airfields projects in Nigeria; and commercial support on an 80km BOT road project in Israel.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Tony Farrow stands out for his extensive experience advising on delay claims before UK courts and international arbitration tribunals.

Biography

Dr. Tony Farrow is a senior managing director at Ankura, based in London. He has over 30 years’ experience in leading large expert witness cases involving the analysis of schedule delay and disruption, and disputed final accounts. He has submitted over 200 expert reports, and given evidence in the English High Court and to arbitration tribunals in the UK, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Tony has operated at corporate level in the EPC sector, leading the project controls functions (planning, contract and cost management) for an international EPC contractor/operator organisation. He first qualified as a quantity surveyor and subsequently worked in a broad commercial environment within the international project management field, dealing with claims, litigation, commercial issues, and trouble shooting.

He has published many papers, particularly on the topics of delay analysis and acceleration. He regularly gives seminars and undertakes bespoke training courses for clients. His PhD thesis concerned strategic issues in managing a professional services firm.

Tony’s marine and offshore experience includes: expert witness appointments for quantum and delay issues on two drill ship projects and three FPSO projects, including giving evidence to the arbitral panels; producing a report investigating delays and extra costs, and presenting evidence to an arbitral tribunal, in relation to a mega-yacht project in the Netherlands; and producing an expert witness report on delays and disputed account, and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal, in relation to a new-build roll-on/roll-off ferry in the Netherlands. He also worked on four semi-submersible drilling rig projects and ten FPSO projects acting in a contract management and project controls role during project execution.

His experience in plant projects includes acting as expert witness in a Japanese arbitration relation to disputes on two coal-fired power stations in South Africa; expert appointments in arbitration concerning causes of delay in relation to refineries in Iraq and Australia; project support from Japan in relation to cement and fertiliser plants in Indonesia and Malaysia; commercial work associated with disputed final accounts in relation to various process plants in the UK; project support from Japan in relation to a steel plant complex in Libya; and producing reports investigating delays and final accounts in relation to two water treatment plants in the UK.

Tony’s experience relating to building works includes producing an expert report on delays and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal in relation to a headquarters building in Hong Kong; producing a report covering quantum and delay and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal in relation to a healthcare headquarters project in the UK; producing an expert report on delay and disputed final account and giving evidence to arbitral tribunal in relation to an insurance headquarters project in the UK; and producing an expert report on delay and giving evidence on nine separate occasions to arbitral tribunal in relation to a media centre in Egypt.

His  infrastructure experience includes: expert witness appointments on two pipeline projects in Jordan and Kuwait regarding quantum and delay including giving evidence to the arbitral panels; producing an expert report on delay and quantum impacts in relation to a bridge construction project in the UK following section collapse; preparing and negotiating claims for delay in relation to civil airfields projects in Nigeria; and commercial support on an 80km BOT road project in Israel.

Law Business Research
Law Business Research Ltd
Meridian House, 34-35 Farringdon Street
London EC4A 4HL, UK
© Law Business Research Ltd 1998-2021. All rights reserved.
Company No.: 03281866