Gary McGifford

Delay Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Over 30 years of experience working in the UK and internationally, for consultant and client organisations, in the construction and engineering industries
  • 13 years as a delay expert witness
  • Appointed as the delay expert on numerous occasions in Alternative Dispute Resolution, adjudications and mediations
  • Experience of the litigation process, including supporting the appointed expert in a case at the Technology and Construction Court (TCC)

Major construction project experience from feasibility design, detailed design, pre-site and site construction planning experience, primarily in the water infrastructure, building (commercial, government and private), rail, air transport and renewable energy (wind farms onshore and offshore) sectors. I have also some experience of Sports Stadia and the Oil and Gas (inc. FPSO) sector both in the UK and internationally.

With experience as a Project planner I have been instructed in respect of formal dispute resolution proceedings acting as an independent expert on a number of occasions (under CPR35) and have been instrumental in assisting the parties and their advisors in the resolution in a number of mediations, adjudications and litigation. I have acted in the UK and overseas for both claimants and respondents.

I have working knowledge and understanding of all the major forms of Contract which include, JCT, NEC, ICE, ICC, FIDIC and other bespoke forms.

I have worked in and had project experience in many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Australia.


Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Civil Expert Certificate