John Jones


Future Leaders Construction 2020
Future Leaders Consulting 2019
Expert Information
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 Experience JCT, FIDIC, NEC3, GC/Works, ICE, IChemE, and various bespoke PFI and PPP forms
Services Quantum
Sectors Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Resources
Expert Highlights
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • 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.
  • Appointed as independent quantum expert on over 35 occasions.
  • Assistant to the quantum expert on over 30 occasions.
  • Selected as Who’s Who Legal Consulting and Construction Experts Future Leader.

John Jones is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 20 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 35 occasions.

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 fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He holds a master of laws degree in construction law and an Edexcel Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (LETAPAEWE).

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’s industry experience includes major civil engineering and highway works, rail infrastructure projects, oil and gas, 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 NEC3/4 to various bespoke PFI and PPP forms.

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”.

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Location Birmingham, UK
"John Jones is 'very measured and pragmatic in his approach', with clients stating that 'he is easy to understand and provides well-reasoned, prompt responses'."
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