Gerry Brannigan


Gerry is a Chartered Engineer with over 15 years of experience as a building services engineer. He has been appointed as a technical expert on more than 40 occasions.

Gerry has varied design and project management related experience working on major projects around the globe. He continues to be involved in non-contentious building services related projects from design, pre-acquisition surveys, condition surveys and all forms of specialist client advisory services.

Gerry has extensive skills, knowledge and expertise in building services engineering; with a focus on heating, cooling, ventilation, air conditioning, controls, public health, sustainability and project planning. His skills include project management and team leadership, detailed investigations, problem solving, energy efficiency and sustainability, design quality, client briefing and scope development, site inspection, dilapidation and pre-acquisition surveys, refurbishments, project financial management, project programming plus an in-depth knowledge of building physics, modelling and building regulations and the interaction of users on the performance of buildings.

Gerry has given oral evidence in arbitration, adjudication, dispute adjudication boards, mediation, deposition and formal meetings of parties. He has provided written evidence to courts, arbitrations and on behalf of insurers.  As well as undertaking individual building services and mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) expert witness appointments, Gerry is experienced in managing and coordinating multidisciplinary expert teams on complex construction litigations involving delay issues.

Gerry is highly regarded by clients and the dispute resolution professionals he works with. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, practising member of the Academy of Experts, an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and features as a vetted expert on the JS publishing register of expert witnesses. Gerry is primarily engaged on civil cases, with the reports and information he produces commonly being used by the parties to agree on a settlement.

Qualifications BEng (Hons) Environmental Engineering
Professional Memberships CEng, FCIBSE, MASHRAE, MSoPHE, MAE, ACIArb, SCL
Gerry Brannigan
Expert Highlights
  • Over 40 international expert witness appointments.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • Successfully advises clients regarding feasibility and project scoping.
  • Delivers decisive and clear explanations of key facts and accountability.
  • Significant building services design experience.
  • Multi-disciplinary engineering project management and design management background.
Expert Details
Location London, UK, Glasgow, UK
Services Technical
Sectors Buildings
Expert Statistics
Years of Experience 18
No. of Expert Commissions 40+
No. of Cross Examinations 1
No. of Depositions 1

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