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Sam Playford

Associate Director - Planning


Sam is an Associate Director in the planning department of Fairway. He is an experienced construction professional having spent 12 years’ working on all aspects of construction and engineering projects; from early pre-construction advice to clients, through main contractors' site operations, to integrating commissioning strategies and closing out the construction stage of a project's lifecycle.

Building on this construction knowledge, since 2010 Sam has specialised in delay analysis, litigation support and dispute resolution work. He has provided expert advice to instructing solicitors (and their clients) in the early stages of delay and disruption disputes, as well as having assisted appointed experts in the production of expert reports. He has also assisted counsel with preparations for cross-examination.

Sam’s key areas of knowledge include delay analysis, expert report writing, pre-construction advice, project monitoring, construction and engineering project planning, tender planning, contractor procurement, real estate programme management, and logistics and site set up planning.


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