Nick Barham

Technical Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Chartered Structural Engineer with 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, in the UK and internationally.
  • 8 years working in a multi-faceted design consultancy.
  • Structural design, specification and contract administration for a broad range of construction projects, including architecturally prestigious and historically significant buildings, high rise, deep basements, highways and infrastructure.
  • 10 years investigating and analysing complex civil and structural engineering and construction issues, and providing Expert witness advice for all forms of dispute resolution.
  • Detailed examination, analysis and appraisal of technical and contractual problems, and providing clear, concise and impartial technical advice to non-technical parties.
  • Devising and implementing remedial schemes to resolve complex problems.

Nick is a Chartered Structural Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. He started his career at a multi-faceted design consultancy, before focussing on forensic engineering, dispute resolution and expert witness work, whilst also undertaking the design of new build and remedial schemes.

Nick has been involved in the forensic examination and appraisal of a wide range of civil and building technical and contractual issues, and has advised lawyers, engineers, contractors and insurers. Nick has prepared CPR compliant reports on technical issues for submission in court proceedings, as well as numerous reports for exchange in adjudication and arbitration hearings. He has acted as an Expert, attended Expert meetings and mediations and prepared joint statements. Nick is our lead civil and structural engineer.


MEng(Hons) Civil Engineering

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