Expert Witness

John Hunter has prepared reports on over 250 occasions over the past 20 years on a mixture of delay and quantum matters and has appeared as an expert witness on quantum, project management and programming matters in several major arbitrations in Scotland, London and Geneva and in the Scottish courts including Edinburgh Sheriff Court in which the Judge commended him for the presentation of the expert evidence.

Recent quantum reports include one on behalf of a Local Authority on the interpretation of a contractors submissions relating to a major flood prevention works and secondly on behalf of a construction company on the assessed value of ongoing projects prior to the sale of the company to a third party a matter which was then disputed and in which a court action was proceeding.

Recent delay reports include major roadworks, MoD works, hospital projects and school new build projects.

He has gained extensive knowledge of delay analysis following work as a Project Manager from 1988 onwards, employing those skills for the successful project management of several large scale building and Civil Engineering works before concentrating upon forensic delay analysis.