Philip Ebbatson

Technical Director

Construction 2024
Consulting 2023
Expert Information
Qualifications BSc (Hons) Civil & Structural Engineering
Professional Memberships FIStructE, FICE, FCIM, MCIArb, MAE, Accredited Mediator, Accredited NEC3 Project Manager, Accredited NEC4 Project Manager
Contract Experience Defcon, FIDIC, GC Works, ICE, JCT, bespoke PFI, Public Works Contract (Ireland), NEC, NR
Industries Aerospace and Defence, Buildings, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Production and Manufacturing, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Expert Highlights
  • Chartered Engineer with expertise across both civil and structural disciplines.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • Specialist in seismic engineering and design.
  • Experienced resident engineer and assurance manager.
  • Extensive practical experience of major project delivery from inception to completion.

Phillip Ebbatson is a Chartered Engineer with 45 years of construction industry experience including 35 years in the fields of civil and structural engineering. He has been appointed as a technical expert on more than 35 occasions.

His depth of technical knowledge in the field of construction was outstanding. The quality of Philip’s presentation, depth of knowledge and capacity to explain issues in plain language are great.

WWL Construction Expert Witnesses 2024

Phillip has acted as an expert witness and expert advisor for matters in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation and has given expert evidence in the courts and at planning enquiries. His expert roles have covered a wide range of disputes across varied building and infrastructure projects including materials, design, construction and operational issues.

Philip’s background in civil engineering includes pavements, drainage, water supply and rail infrastructure. His structural engineering experience covers building structures, structural steelwork, structural concrete, masonry, foundations and seismic design.

Phillip specialises in seismic engineering and has supported clients regarding seismic design and codes of practice around the world; including Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. He brings extensive practical experience of major project delivery to his expert work along with considerable experience of all stages of the design process, on both civil engineering and building works.

Phillip is a fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Management Institute and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Academy of Experts. He is an accredited mediator and project manager for both NEC3 and NEC4 and has been published on a variety of structural and civil engineering matters, including as a contributor to the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) Handbook of Concrete Durability (2nd edition).

Philip Ebbatson is a seasoned practitioner with a wealth of experience providing expert testimony in complex construction disputes spanning design, materials, construction and operational matters.

Contact Philip
Location: London, United Kingdom

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