Dave Webster

Quantum Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Over 37 years of experience in the construction and engineering industries
  • 17 years experience working for construction companies from Quantity Surveyor to Managing Director before entering consultancy
  • 9 years experience with specialist tunnelling and pipeline contractor
  • 8 years experience with civil engineering and process engineering contractor
  • Quantity Surveyor with BSc in Quantity Surveying and MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
  • Appointed as quantum expert on numerous occasions in litigation, arbitration and DRB
  • Experienced in Mediation and ADR
  • Reputation for development and successful implementation of dispute resolution strategies

Dave is a Quantity Surveyor with substantial construction and engineering experience having worked with construction companies in various grades of quantity surveying and commercial management roles and then Managing Director. Dave started to focus on claims and dispute resolution in 2000 and became the CEO of a global practice where he gained experience of construction and engineering disputes across the UK, Europe, Middle East, South Africa and Asia Pacific. Dave has acted as the appointed expert in quantum matters in litigation and international arbitration as well as on matters in front of dispute review boards. Dave has developed a reputation for working alongside clients and their lawyers in generating and successfully implementing dispute resolution strategies across a wide range of sectors.

Major construction project experience: Tunnels, pipelines, water and waste-water treatment works, process plants, power plants, highways, rail, HV and LV transmission, hospitals, schools and high rise developments. Dave also has particular experience on PPP/PFI schemes, professional indemnity claims and loss assessments on contractors/engineers all risk claims.


MSc Construction Law & Dispute Resolution
BSc Quantity Surveying

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors