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Delay Expert Witness

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sydney, New South Wales
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 296542/001_1561018585
  • Sector: Civil/Structural , LVI Associates
  • Date posted: 20/06/2019

A leading construction consultancy company is looking out for an expert witness. They have a global exposure across America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

You will be based in Sydney and will provide first-class construction solutions which will include claims avoidance and dispute management consultancy services to clients in the numerous sectors of the industry. You will add value to clients' businesses by enhancing their commercial position, avoiding disputes, achieving early resolution of contentious matters, and/or reaching a fair settlement over disputes. This will provide you long term career stability and you can expect more project opportunity when your career progress with them.

Key responsibilities for expert witness will include:

- Appointment as Expert Witness and testify for clients in arbitration and other alternative dispute resolutions proceedings.

- Assessment and review of EOT claims and prepare report in defence of time claims received by client.

- Formulating claim strategy, analysing delay and effects on project timeline and prepare time related claim report for client.

- Project control and progress monitoring, prepare look-ahead report to advise client on risk of delay and propose recovery measures.

Key requirements for expert witness will include:

-Bachelor's degree in relevant subject such as Civil Engineering;

-Membership of a relevant construction professional body;

-Completed or commenced a Msc in Construction Law and Arbitration or other construction legal qualification;

-10+ years' experience in a consultancy with previous experience in expert witnessing.

-Experience leading teams

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