John Jones

Executive Director

John is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 15 years of construction and engineering industry experience. He has a background of working for both subcontractors and main contractors and has acted as an independent quantum expert on more than 20 occasions.

John’s industry experience includes major civil engineering and highway works, rail infrastructure projects, sporting facilities, industrial and process plants, health facilities and power generation projects.  He has managed commercial teams on large-scale projects and has a wide breadth of contractual experience ranging from FIDIC, GC/Works, ICE, IChemE, JCT and NEC3 to various bespoke PFI and PPP forms.

John specialises in final account preparation, claims management, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution. He is regularly appointed to prepare or independently assess claims for disruption and prolongation.

John has significant experience in the preparation of expert reports and has been engaged as single and joint party appointed expert by instructing solicitors to produce expert witness reports on quantum matters in UK litigation, arbitration and adjudication. He is a practising member of the Academy of Experts, a member of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, holds a master of laws degree in construction law and an Edexcel Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (LETAPAEWE).

John was selected as a ‘Future Leader’ in Who’s Who Legal Consulting, stating that he draws praise as “a very measured and pragmatic expert, who provides well- reasoned responses”. He is highly regarded by his clients, one of whom refers to his ability as being, “significantly beyond his age. He always approaches his work calmly, with maturity and confidence, without being arrogant or pompous. I consider this differentiates him from many other experts. I personally have not instructed any other expert consistently in the way I instruct John”.

Qualifications BSc (Hons) Surveying
LLM (Construction Law and Arbitration)
Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (LETAPAEWE) accredited by Edexcel at a level 7 (Masters level) BTEC,
Professional Memberships MCIArb, FRICS, MAE
Contract Specialities JCT, FIDIC, NEC3, GC/Works, ICE, IChemE, and various bespoke PFI and PPP forms
Expert Highlights
  • Appointed as joint expert for the defendants in a matter to be heard in the TCC, London.
  • Quantum team member in an arbitration dispute for a multi-million-pound oil pipeline, Turkey.
  • Highly qualified and experienced in matters of construction law and commercial disputes.
  • Appointed as CPR Part 35 quantum expert on 10 occasions.
  • Assistant to the quantum expert on over 30 occasions.
  • Selected as Who’s Who Legal Consulting Experts Future Leader 2018 – construction.
Expert Details
Location Birmingham, UK
Services Quantum
Sectors Buildings, Infrastructure, Industrial, Power & Utilities, Oil & Gas
Expert Statistics
Years of Experience 17
No. of Expert Commissions 20+

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