Gerard Saunders

Associate Director

Expert Information
Qualifications LLM Construction Law and Arbitration
Professional Memberships MCIArb, AMAE, SCL
Contract Experience FIDIC, JCT, NEC, bespoke, Australian Standard Forms
Services Delay & Disruption
Sectors Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Resources
Expert Highlights
  • Over 15 years of construction and engineering experience.
  • Practising member of the Academy of Experts.
  • Expertise in planning and project controls.
  • Delivers clear analysis and opinion of complex delay issues.
  • Appointed as a delay expert and has supported testifying experts in numerous disputes.

Gerard Saunders is a construction professional with over 15 years of industry experience. He has been appointed as a delay expert on more than five occasions and supported the named expert numerous times.

Gerard has provided written evidence for matters at the Supreme Court of Queensland and in adjudication for projects with values of up to AUD$30 million. He has acted as a delay expert for matters in expert determination and also supported testifying experts in court hearings, arbitral hearings, expert conclaves and in the preparation of expert reports.

Gerard is experienced across the engineering, procurement, and construction phases of projects in the water, mining, and oil and gas industries, with specific expertise in project planning and project controls. He has worked in project office and site environments in Australia, Papua New Guinea, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe.

Gerard combines his live project experience and programming expertise to identify the incidence, extent and causes of critical delay through a variety of methods of analysis. He supports his clients throughout the dispute process, ensuring detailed and concise review of the claimed issues.

Gerard has an LLM in construction law and arbitration and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Society of Construction Law. He is a practising member of the Academy of Experts and has completed Bond Solon training in courtroom skills and advanced cross-examination.

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Location Brisbane, Australia