Paul Roberts


Paul is Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 30 years of experience in all facets of commercial, contractual and dispute management. He has acted as expert on over 100 occasions in matters of quantum and damages.

Paul worked in quantity surveying for almost 20 years followed by over a decade specialising in dispute avoidance and resolution. His experience spans a wide variety of building, engineering, mining and petrochemical projects located throughout Australia, South East Asia and the UK.

Paul delivers commercial and contractual services and advice for clients around the world. This ranges from strategic contract and procurement advice to tailored post contract management and project controls advice and commercial settlement negotiations.

Paul is formally trained and experienced as adjudicator, arbitrator, expert determiner and mediator. He is regularly appointed to act as expert witness in Australia and overseas and has been cross-examined in both litigation and arbitration, including giving concurrent evidence (hot-tubbing).

Paul been a committee member of a number of professional industry bodies, including the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia). He is an experienced tertiary level tutor and external examiner and regularly speaks on topics including alternative dispute resolution, procurement and risk.

Qualifications BSc Quantity Surveying
PgDip Arbitration
CEng Law and Contract Procedures
Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA)
Certificate of Probity Service Provider (procurement)
Certificate of Advanced Arbitration
Professional Memberships FRICS, MCIArb, AIQS, Associate of the Resolution Institute, Accredited Mediator - Hong Kong, International Cost Engineering Council Accredited, Senior RICS Expert Determiner, Registered Adjudicator in NSW, QLD, SA, TAS and VIC.
Contract Specialities NEC3, JCT, FIDIC, HK Government, AS2124, AS400, ICE
Paul Roberts
Expert Highlights
  • Over 100 quantum expert appointments.
  • Proven as a credible witness under cross-examination.
  • Testified for project disputes in excess of US$10 million.
  • Published over 50 adjudication decisions across four jurisdictions.
  • Completed full commercial services on numerous major UK Highways Agency projects.
  • Acted as advisor to consortia on large LNG gathering, distribution and process plant project.
Expert Details
Location Hong Kong, Brisbane, Australia
Services Quantum
Sectors Buildings, Infrastructure, Industrial, Power & Utilities, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space
Expert Statistics
Years of Experience 32
No. of Expert Commissions 100+
No. of Cross Examinations 3

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