Jeffery Whitfield

Quantum Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Over 16 years’ experience contracting in the construction and engineering industries
  • Followed by 28 years in consulting as a testifying expert witness
  • Recent experience as testifying expert on London Hotel Project, apartment complex in London, as well as infrastructure projects in the Middle East
  • Project Planner and Scheduler who became a Charted Quantity Surveyor, with a focus on Buildings, Mechanical and Electrical Systems
  • Appointed as the quantum expert on numerous occasions in litigations, adjudications, and arbitration in New York, Geneva, Paris, London and Dubai
  • Mostly worked on civil cases but also two criminal cases (UK and Dubai)
  • Reputation for communicating complicated technical issues in a way that allows arbitrators and counsel to easily understand them
  • Author of three highly recommended textbook: Conflicts in Construction (Wiley-Blackwell), Assessing Loss and Expense (RIBA Books) and The Expert Witness in You (Fidus Books)

With experience as a Project Scheduler and Quantity Surveyor I have acted as the appointed expert in delay and quantum matters in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes in the UK and overseas for both claimants and respondents. I have experience of commercial management of large projects for public and private sector clients from initial feasibility studies through to final completion and handover.

Major construction project experience: Bridges, Stadia, Shopping Malls, Commercial, Industrial, Power Stations, Desalination Plants, large multi storey buildings, Middle East/USA Airports, Military Vessels (including nuclear subs), Oil & Gas vessels.

Worked in and had project experience in many countries in Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and the Americas.

Qualified for RICS directly and by Diploma. Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and read for a Law degree in London between1993/1988. Lectures at various universities and for professional institutions.

Qualifications

LLB

Professional Memberships

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