Timothy McGoldrick


Tim is a widely-experienced quantity surveyor with over 35 years of construction industry experience. He has worked as a consultant for more than 30 years and has acted as quantum expert on 29 occasions.

Tim provides pre and post contract advice, from drafting contracts, negotiating contracts and preparing and defending claims to delivering dispute management services, including management of arbitrations and adjudications. These services have been provided on a wide range of projects, principally heavy engineering and shipbuilding, in the UK and overseas. He has supported employers, contractors, subcontractors and consultants.

Tim has extensive international experience and has been based in Indonesia, Japan and Australia together with undertaking numerous short-term commissions in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Canada.

Tim is also very experienced at leading and managing large teams of consultants in the preparation and defence of claims and in support of his expert appointments. He has been cross-examined on eight occasions, in both litigation and arbitration, for disputes up to £25 million. Tim has also been appointed to the IChemE dispute resolver panel and has acted as an adjudicator on a number of occasions.

Tim lectures extensively on various matters relating to construction law and in-house forms of contract. He has considerable knowledge and experience of all of the main standard forms of contract and has written for various industry publications.

Qualifications BSc Quantity Surveying
Professional Memberships FRICS, FCIArb
Contract Specialities FIDIC, ICE, IChemE, JCT, NEC3, MF1
Arbitration 2019
Expert Highlights
  • Proven as a credible witness under cross-examination.
  • Appointed as quantum expert for disputed values of up to £750 million.
  • Experienced at organising and leading large teams in support of the expert.
  • Extensive international experience, mainly in heavy engineering projects.
  • Sound knowledge of arbitration and litigation procedures and the role of the expert witness.
  • Works well with clients and their appointed lawyers.
Expert Details
Location Warrington, UK
Services Quantum
Sectors Buildings, Infrastructure, Industrial, Power & Utilities, Oil & Gas
Expert Statistics
Years of Experience 37
No. of Expert Commissions 29
No. of Cross Examinations 7

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