Mark Dixon


Arbitration 2021
Construction 2021
Thought Leader - Construction 2020
Consulting Experts 2020
Expert Information
Qualifications BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying with First Class Honours
Post-Graduate Diploma in Arbitration (DipArb)
Professional Memberships FRICS, FCIArb, FACostE, Chartered Arbitrator
Contract Experience LOGIC, BIMCO, NEC, ICE, JCT, GC Works, FIDIC, IChemE, Bespoke
Services Quantum, Delay & Disruption
Sectors Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Resources, Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space
Expert Highlights
  • Widely experienced and respected quantum expert in the energy, marine, manufacturing, industrial, utilities and infrastructure sectors.
  • Specialises in high-value oil and gas, shipbuilding and industrial process plant disputes.
  • Appointed as quantum expert on disputes up to US$1.2 billion.
  • Understands the needs of the tribunal in relation to expert evidence through extensive experience as a third-party dispute resolver.
  • Proven as a credible witness under cross-examination and concurrent witness conferencing.
  • Described by Who’s Who Legal as a superb expert who writes excellent reports that earn the trust of tribunals.

Mark Dixon is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Arbitrator and partner at HKA with over 35 years of experience in the construction and engineering industries. He is an experienced and respected quantum expert witness who has been instructed on over 30 cases.

Mark Dixon is an “excellent and very reliable expert”, praised for his “hands-on” approach to contentious proceedings across the construction and engineering sectors.

WWL Thought Leaders – Construction Experts 2020

Mark first testified as an expert witness in court in 1995. He has given oral testimony in the English courts and in various international arbitration proceedings; by both traditional cross-examination and concurrent expert conferencing. Mark’s expert commissions have included disputes up to US$1.2 billion on contracts up to US$2.5 billion, within wider projects up to US$17 billion in value.

He specialises in major international oil and gas, marine and industrial sector projects and has been appointed as expert on offshore and onshore oil and gas facilities in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East; shipbuilding contracts in Europe and Asia; and power, utilities and process plant projects in Europe. He has also been appointed on various infrastructure and building contracts in Europe.

Mark is also an experienced third party neutral. He has been appointed as adjudicator or arbitrator on over 500 cases. Mark is listed in the RICS, ICE, CIArb, TeCSA, RIBA, AICA, CIC and CLG panels of adjudicators and the RICS, CIArb, HKIAC, AIAC, CIETAC, SHIAC, SCIA and PIAC panels of arbitrators.

Mark’s expert and dispute resolution practice is underpinned by extensive experience acting as quantity surveyor, contract administrator and claims adviser on projects up to £5 billion in value.

Who’s Who Legal has ranked Mark as a Thought Leader in Construction and in both its 2019  and 2020 editions and has previously stated that, “Mark Dixon writes excellent reports that are clear, thorough and reach sensible conclusions and earn the trust of tribunals. He is considered particularly strong on oil and gas and offshore matters.” And that he “…draws praise as a superb expert with a strong reputation for his…expertise in the shipping and maritime sector”, “…is highly sought after by clients for his hands-on approach and very thorough analysis” and is regarded as a “distinguished quantum and delay expert that is celebrated for providing analysis and testimony of the highest order”.

Mark Dixon is singled out for his excellence in high-value valuation disputes across a range of sectors, including oil and gas. Sources note, “His reports are excellent: well written, clear, thorough, and reach sensible results.”

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Location London, UK