Daniel Jackson


Construction Future Leader 2022
Expert Information
Qualifications BSc (Hons) quantity surveying and construction cost management
LLM construction law and arbitration
LLB (Hons)
RICS Accredited Expert Witness
Professional Memberships FCIArb , MRICS
Contract Experience EPC, FIDIC, JCT, NEC, Bespoke
Services Quantum
Sectors Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Resources, Buildings
Expert Highlights
  • Legally qualified quantity surveyor.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • RICS Accredited Expert Witness.
  • Extensive experience in multi-billion-dollar projects and international arbitration.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Provides definitive solutions, opinion and advice.
  • Accomplished in the attribution of prolongation costs in complex disputes.

Daniel Jackson is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and RICS Accredited Expert Witness with almost 20 years of experience in the construction and engineering industries. He has been appointed as a quantum expert on numerous occasions and has also assisted the named expert.

Daniel brings flexibility in finding solutions and kindness in dealing with various arguments. He has a brilliant thought process that allows him to grasp the wider context of matters at a quick pace, which help create a solid strategy.

WWL Construction Expert Witnesses – Future Leaders 2022

Daniel has acted on behalf of parties for disputed sums of up to US$400 million, and for projects valued up to US$15 billion. He has been cross examined in international arbitration and has acted in a number of high-profile matters. Daniel has been involved in over 35 disputes in varying capacities within the buildings, oil and gas, power and infrastructure sectors. His recent appointments include a US$12 billion disputed rail project and a US$15 billion coal fired power plant.  He has also provided quantum expert opinion, dispute resolution services and independent expert determinations of contractual and quantum disputes.

Daniel has experience of delivering a full range of pre- and post-contract quantity surveying services for leading main contractors.  As a consultant, he has led teams on a number of technically challenging appointments, involving complex engineering disputes, on some of the world’s largest airports, oil refineries and power projects.  Daniel has worked for and on behalf of clients in over 14 countries across five continents.

Daniel’s expertise includes matters of quantity surveying, valuation of damages, cost-based claims and disruption claims, assessment of variations – including MEP, and establishing quantum principles. He has become especially accustomed with the attribution of prolongation costs pertaining to large, complex engineering projects.

Daniel holds a degree in quantity surveying and construction cost management, an LLM in construction law and arbitration and an LLB honours law degree. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Location Dubai, UAE

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