Expert Witness & Advisory

North Gate’s pedigree within Dispute Resolution, Expert Witness and related legal / project support services is second to none, working with a diverse range of businesses centred on resolving disputes relating to time, cost, value and design as well as other specialist areas. It’s founding Directors have recruited in this arena for over 20 years and have an intimate relationship with the industry internationally. We support our clients exhaustively with recruitment at all levels, in a sector where the identification, management and retention of resources can prove particularly challenging and linked significantly to business performance.

We have successfully delivered a range of Executive Search services to niche, SME and corporate businesses and act as representative to those requiring discretion when exploring their career options, in a small market where stealth can be difficult to achieve. We recruit within the UK and internationally across the Middle East, Far East, Africa, Canada, Australasia and Europe. We support candidates trying to identify a career in this specialist sector and offer advice and guidance globally.

Relevant Experience

An example of some of our more senior assignments are detailed below. Despite our reputation for recruitment at senior level, we recruit at all levels, with much of our time invested in uncovering exciting new talent.

Senior Managing Director, Quantum, London, International consultancy

Senior Managing Director, Delay, London, Respected global expert consultancy

Managing Director (International), leading consultancy Plc

Dubai Director – Africa, Johannesburg, leading specialist consultancy Director, Insolvency & Claims – Global consultant, Manchester

Non – Exec Director (Business Development), London,

SME expert consultancy Partner – (Quantum) Expert Services, Dubai

Director – Delay & Disruption, Global claims consultancy Director, leading global expert witness consultancy, Paris

Regional MD – Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong, Leading global consultant

Managing Director – Claims Consultancy, London

Director - Quantum Expert, Leading Dispute Resolution consultancy, London

Regional Director (Birmingham) Specialist Dispute Resolution Consultancy

Director – Expert Witness (Valuations) UK Property Consultancy

Director, Technical Expert Witness, Leading international expert consultancy, London

Director, Delay Expert, Manchester, Respected global consultancy  

For a confidential discussion about how we can support you in this specialist market please contact Barry Haylett or Melissa McCarthy on / or at our London office.

Expert Witness & Advisory

Active jobs

Planner - Dispute Resolution

£55,000 to £65,000 basic plus Bonus, Pension & Benefits
Our client is a global expert witness and dispute resolution consultancy operating across the UK, Europe, Far East, Middle East and America. A key player in this highly specialist sector, they have a strong offering in Delay Analysis and seek an additional Planner or Delay Analyst for their exceptional team.

Associate Director (Quantum)

£90,000 to £110,000 plus bonus and benefits
North Gate are working closely with a highly respected construction and engineering Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution consultancy with an established team in Scotland. They are currently engaged by a range of domestic and international law firms and clients on high value and complex disputes many in arbitration internationally.   This privately owned business currently boasts one of the strongest, most dynamic teams in the global dispute and expert witness market. Due to strong pipeline of work it is seeking to strengthen it’s team in Scotland with an experienced hire in its quantum expert team. This role will be a client facing role reporting to one of the Directors but also engages the individual within the management structure and provides a development path and platform to push on as both an expert witness and future leader in the business.

Managing Director (Expert Witness - Architecture)

London, Birmingham, Manchester or Scotland
£110,000 to £160,000 Plus Bonus and Benefits
This opportunity is suitable for an experienced Architect with existing expertise in the area of Dispute Resolution, and ideally one who has already stood as an Expert Witness. The successful candidate should have a min 10 years private practice experience and be able to demonstrate extensive experience in the design and construction of a wide range of building types. Boast good technical knowledge, excellent analytical skills, and will have experienced contentious disputes involving Architectural design.

Senior Consultant (Architecture - Dispute Resolution)

£65,000 to £85,000 Basic Salary, Bonus, Pension and Benefits
This opportunity is suitable for an ambitious Architect who is interested to move into the area of Dispute Resolution. It will enable them to work alongside experts in this field and develop skills in litigation support, claims analysis and expert witness. The successful candidate should have a min of 5 years’ in private practice, be able to demonstrate extensive experience in the design and construction of a wide range of building types, boast good technical knowledge and excellent analytical skills.

Meet our Expert Witness & Advisory Team

Barry Haylett

Barry Haylett

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

Associate Director

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Energy Recruiter joins North Gate
Energy Recruiter joins North Gate
North Gate this week welcomed Jamie Woods to the North Gate Great Yarmouth office. Jamie joins with existing recruitment experience in the engineering and energy sectors to help develop our capabilities both domestically and through our international client base. A big welcome to the team Jamie.