Peter Girvan

Delay Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Over 40 years of experience in construction, on engineering, process and building projects
  • Recent experience as delay expert in adjudication
  • Charted Civil Engineer, with a focus on major projects
  • He has been appointed as delay expert on numerous occasions in litigations, adjudications, and arbitration
  • Proven as a credible expert witness
  • Ability to communicate complex technical delay issues in a way that allows arbitrators and counsel to easily understand them
  • Highly experienced in construction with a focus on planning/scheduling and construction management

A chartered Engineer I have acted as the appointed expert for delay matters in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes in the UK and overseas for claimants and respondents. I have experience of all stages of major projects from inception through to close-out.

Major construction project experience: Nuclear, Rail, Roads, Tunnels, Heavy Civil Engineering, Process, Chemicals, Oil and Gas, Building (hotels, accommodation, fit-out, commercial) along with Waste to Energy Plants. Have worked extensively within NEC, JCT, GC Works, and FIDIC contracts, and with the German and French Civil Code and with numerous bespoke contracts sometimes based on the above.

Detailed knowledge of planning / scheduling software and its use in analysing project progress and delay.



BSc Engineering
JBEM Certificate in Engineering Management

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Chartered Engineer
Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers