David McIntyre


David is an exceptionally well qualified and experienced Chartered Engineer who has worked in the construction industry for 35 years. He has an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s degrees in Pressure Vessel Design, Business Administration and Construction Law. He is internationally recognised in the field of mechanical engineering, has acted as technical expert numerous times and given evidence on seventeen occasions.

David has a track record of assisting clients and their advisors to resolve disputes and negotiate settlements concerning complex power and process projects across the world. He has worked in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South America and the UK on a variety of projects that have included boilers, gas and steam turbines, nuclear installations, process plants, and in the areas of safety and risk management and operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems.

David is also highly-experienced in the investigation of circumstances involving cranes and lifting equipment that have led to serious injuries and deaths. These include consideration of designs, operation and maintenance, regulatory requirements and good practice. He is familiar with the requirements of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).

David is often able to bring together his engineering, business and construction law expertise to advise clients on a range of matters. He has given evidence in court, at arbitrations and adjudications in the UK and around the world. He has been appointed by the International Chamber of Commerce to provide technical assistance to arbitrators and has assisted legal teams and clients during mediations and settlement negotiations.

David is a published author (Emerging Strategies in the European Power Generation Market, 1996, MDIS Publications), a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Specialist Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, Member of the Nuclear Institute, Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Member of the Academy of Experts. He is currently studying to become a Chartered Arbitrator and a Fellow of the Institute to Arbitrators.

Qualifications BSc (Hons) Mechanical Eng, MSc in pressure vessel design, MSc Business Administration, LLM Construction Law
Professional Memberships CEng, Eur Ing, FIMechE, IIRSM, MNucI, MCIArb
Expert Details
Location Glasgow, UK
Services Technical
Sectors Industrial, Power & Utilities
Expert Statistics
Years of Experience 35
No. of Expert Commissions 16
No. of Cross Examinations 9

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