Colin Russell


Thought Leader - Construction 2023
Arbitration 2024
Construction 2023
Consulting 2023
Expert Information
Qualifications BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
BTEC Level 7 Expert Evidence
Professional Memberships FCIArb, MRICS, MAPM
Contract Experience JCT, PPC2000, NEC, FIDIC
Industries Buildings, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Asia, Europe, Middle East
Expert Highlights
  • Over 25 years of experience in the construction industry.
  • Qualified quantity surveyor and fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
  • Appointed as a quantum expert and assisted a named expert in an ICC arbitration.
  • Experienced in cross-examination preparation with both named experts and clients’ legal counsel.
  • Proven ability to prepare clear and concise expert reports.
  • Published articles on matters of disruption and acceleration.

Colin Russell is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 25 years of experience in the construction industry. He has extensive experience in quantum and delay analysis and has been appointed as an expert witness on four occasions.

Colin is very responsive and easy going throughout cases. He stays calm under pressure as an expert.
A trustworthy and knowledgeable expert.

WWL Thought Leaders – Construction Experts 2023

Colin has acted a quantum expert regarding infrastructure and buildings disputes in the Middle East, on projects valued up to US$150 million. He has also acted as assistant to the party appointed quantum and delay expert for a claimant in an ICC arbitration.

Colin has worked on a variety of projects, including building construction, wastewater treatment, oil and gas fired power stations, airports and highways throughout the Middle East and Europe. His experience as a quantity surveyor and commercial director informs his dependable quantum and delay analysis.

Colin is experienced in leading teams in the preparation of delay, disruption and variation claims for clients. He works efficiently with legal teams, providing clear and concise analyses for even the most complex issues.

Colin was recognised as a Thought Leader – Construction by Who’s Who Legal in 2023, is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Association of Project Management. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, an MSc in Construction Law & Dispute Resolution, and has completed the Pearson SRF BTEC Level 7 Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence.

Colin Russell is a clear leader in the construction field with peers describing him as “highly experienced, pragmatic and commercially oriented.”

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Location: Doha, Qatar

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