Charles Elliott

Quantum Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a law degree who trained in house with a City law firm working closely with legal teams and Counsel on commercial disputes and international arbitrations
  • Worked internationally for 35 years mainly in South Africa and the APAC region with the last 20 years being based full‐time in Sydney
  • Instructed on over 90 expert witness appointments involving quantum of loss in contractual disputes, professional negligence claims and breach of warranty
  • Expert on quantum matters involving construction contract terminations; evaluation of changed work; quantum of damages as well as matters relating to delay, acceleration, disruption and loss of productivity, loss of revenue, extension of time (EOT) claims and assessment of concurrent delays
  • Specialist in dispute management providing claims and contractual advice to a broad range of sectors including construction, shipping, financial services and oil and gas
  • Given oral testimony with cross examination in a number of significant cases appearing in ICC, UNCITRAL, and SIAC arbitrations as well Courts in Australia and the High Court of Justice (TCC) in London
  • Additional qualifications and experience in International Arbitration, Mediation and Property Valuation

+61 (0)419 476 815

Based in Sydney

Service: Quantum

Previous roles have been held on both sides of the construction and engineering industry having worked for employers, contractors and consulting organisations and continues to provide contract advice on live projects.

A selection of recent engagements in the APAC region include quantum analysis on Floating Central Processing Facility (FCPF) for Gas Field, Onshore LNG Production Facility (Downstream), Integrated Iron Ore Mine Processing Plant, Light Rail Mass Transit System. PPP for Rolling Stock Manufacture, Waste Water Treatment Plant, 1.62km 132kV Cable Tunnel, Hi-Tech Industrial Units, Hospital Refurbishment, Airport Nose Bay Hanger and Regional Distribution Centre.

Active Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and approved RICS speaker at seminars and in-house training.


BSc (Hons)

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators