Senior Consultant (Delay)

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£85,000 to £100,000
Sector:Expert Witness & Advisory
Job ref:BH1015
Post Date:08.09.22
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Expert Witness & Advisory


Senior Consultant (Delay)

London, UK

£80,000 to £100,000 basic salary plus bonus, pension, benefits  

Our client is an established and respected consultancy firm specialising in expert witness and dispute resolution services to the construction and engineering industries.  This long established organisation focuses on providing a range of high level services to a broad range of construction and engineering clients which include law firms, employers, contractors, insurers and developers.

In London the business employs a range of Experts and consultants focussed on Delay and Disruption and Time related disputes. They currently seek to employ a new member of this team, someone ideally from a planning, construction management, engineering or project management background, who has experience of managing EOT or delay related matters, or experience of supporting expert witnesses and have a keen interest in furthering their career within Dispute Resolution and Expert Services with a dynamic organisation.


  • Delivering high quality dispute related advice to contractors, law firms and employers on high value projects and complex planning disputes.
  • Supporting expert witnesses or providing expert advice and working as a team on a range of Project/Dispute-related EOT/Planning work.
  • Visiting and assessing clients problems before putting together a claims strategy and defence.
  • Providing contract advice, particularly in relation to planning/ time, and due diligence of contractor’s programmes, and/or presenting on delay issues.
  • Litigation support and arbitration work
  • Business development 


  • Ideally at least part of your experience will have been spent working for a contractor in the building, infrastructure, oil & gas or power sector
  • Experienced in one or all of delay analysis, dispute resolution/avoidance, claims management, arbitration/litigation support or expert witness work.
  • Ideally you will have experience of working on projects valued £10m upwards.
  • Ideally degree qualified in engineering, construction management or similar with additional legal qualification or a willingness to work toward these.
  • Someone with a forensic mind and good attention to detail.
  • You should possess excellent written and verbal English language skills
  • Strong team player
  • Good knowledge of Planning software including ideally Primavera, ASTA and MS Project

All applications treated with utmost confidentiality.

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