Maximilian Donatus Benz

Associate Director

Expert Information
Qualifications BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
LLM Construction Law and Arbitration
RICS Expert Witness Certificate
Professional Memberships MRICS, MCIArb, AMAE
Contract Experience FIDIC, NEC, JCT, bespoke
Services Quantum
Sectors Power & Utilities, Resources, Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing
Expert Highlights
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Appointed quantum expert on ICC proceedings.
  • Assistant to the quantum expert on numerous occasions.
  • Experienced across large infrastructure and oil and gas project appointments.
  • Involved in expert disputes across the Middle East and Asia.
  • RICS expert witness certificate.
  • Dual qualified in quantity surveying and construction law.

Maximilian Benz is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a decade of construction industry experience. He has been appointed as a quantum expert and acted as lead assistant to the named expert on numerous occasions.

Maximilian has provided analytical and technical expertise in the development of expert opinion on various quantum matters for disputed values of up to $300 million and for project values of up to $1 billion. He has acted as named expert and assisted experts for disputes in arbitration and litigation related to buildings, infrastructure, industrial, oil and gas, and nuclear power projects.

Maximilian has worked for professional quantity surveying consultancies, contractors and developers across the leisure, commercial, retail, rail, oil and gas, power and aerospace sectors. This varied background includes work on a number of iconic construction projects around the world, with his geographical experience covering Australia, Algeria, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Mongolia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Maximilian’s expertise includes claims management, commercial management, risk management, quantum analysis and assessment, capital project advisory, estimating, tendering, contract advisory and post contract administration. He has managed commissions to determine the contractual basis for claims, conducting forensic analyses of project data and accounts to determine the quantum, undertaking contract review, and drafting reports for the defence and implementation of claims and expert determinations.

Maximilian is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and an associate member of the Academy of Experts. He has undertaken the RICS expert witness certificate and holds a bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying and a Master of Laws in construction law and arbitration.

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Location Singapore

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