Hamish Clark

Technical Director


Construction 2019
Consulting Experts 2018
Consulting Experts 2017
Expert Information
Qualifications BSc (Hons) Architecture
Diploma in Advanced Architectural Studies
Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Law
Professional Memberships FRIAS, RIBA, MCIArb
Contract Experience JCT, NEC, SBCC
Services Technical
Sectors Buildings, Oil & Gas
Expert Highlights
  • Chartered Architect with over 35 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Visiting lecturer in Professional Practice for Department of Architecture at University of Strathclyde.
  • Examiner for final architectural professional examinations.
  • Accredited in Building Conservation.
  • Expertise in a wide range of building types and conservation work.
  • Responsible for running an architectural practice for over 20 years.

Hamish is a Chartered Architect with more than 35 years of experience as a practising architect. He has acted as an expert architect on 24 occasions and has been a member of a team of experts on two further occasions. He has been cross examined as an expert in court proceedings.

Hamish’s expert appointments cover a range of building types including high-end residential, industrial, commercial, leisure, public sector housing and buildings constructed using traditional construction methods. He has acted for disputes with project values of up to £20m across various dispute resolution arenas including litigation and arbitration. He has also provided expert advisory services for defect and dispute investigations and has acted in a personal injury case. Hamish has managed and reviewed expert reports prepared by specialists associated with building design and construction prior to being issued.

Hamish has broad ranging experience that includes the drafting of architectural and consultant appointments and the preparation of feasibility studies, scheme designs, production information, detailed and performance specifications, and condition surveys and reports. He has acted as lead consultant and contract administrator throughout his career and is well acquainted with a variety of procurement routes. Hamish has specific experience of the educational, commercial, retail, ecclesiastical and conservation sectors. His early experience included North Sea construction projects and the construction of oilfield support facilities in the Middle East.

Hamish has extensive experience as a project-running, senior architect, responsible for the delivery of commissions in both the UK and, during his early career, the Middle East. He worked with the same, established firm for 31 years, 29 years as a partner and 20 years as managing partner, where he combined his responsibilities as a partner with those of a project architect.

Hamish is a fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. He has completed a Diploma in Construction Law and is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Royal Institute of British Architects. In addition to acting as an examiner for the final “Part 3” professional examinations for architects, he has lectured in Professional Practice for the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde for a number of years. Whilst in practice, Hamish held an accreditation in building conservation from the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.

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Location Sydney, Australia
"Hamish Clark has an 'impressive ability to analyse clearly complex situations', with clients also praising 'both his written reports and oral explanations of technical matters'."
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