Paul is a diligent and capable Delay and Disruption Expert. Paul has provided oral testimony as a delay and disruption expert on cases involving infrastructure and building projects. He has extensive experience working as the expert alternate on numerous large-scale arbitrations.
Paul has broad experience and sector specialism in building, energy and rail projects. Practical site experience includes site management and oversight of planning matters on projects, including the preparation and maintenance of baseline programmes for design, procurement, construction, and handover. He has provided client-side advice about project controls, programmes, documentation, and change control management.
Paul worked for Edmund Nuttall, the UK’s largest civil engineering contracting company, and Black & Veatch, a global engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company, where he was involved in the detailed design of water projects and computational hydrological studies.
With this grounding and depth of experience in project planning, Paul provided expert witness assistance on several delay and disruption matters for renowned experts in various jurisdictions in the Middle East and the United Kingdom. He has been widely involved in claim management, producing, and reviewing numerous claims concerning time awards for project delivery.
Paul is well-versed in presenting programme management and disruption seminars and has been a guest lecturer at the American University of Dubai and Chartered Institute of Building.
Paul co-authored a paper titled “Productivity-based disruption claims in the Middle East” published as the feature article in the June 2017 edition of Construction Law International (the quarterly magazine of the IBA International Construction Projects Committee).