James Thomas

BSc (Hons), FRICS, PgDip Surveying

James is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 18 years’ experience in construction.

He has worked for consultant quantity surveyors, main contractors and sub-contractors in numerous construction sectors. James has been appointed as an independent quantum expert on various occasions and also as a single joint expert.

James has been instructed as a quantum expert in the Technology and Construction Court and also The Royal Court of Guernsey. He is regularly appointed on behalf of major insurance groups in terms of recovery actions, claim defence and alternative dispute resolution.

He has been appointed on various occasions as a quantum expert including a High Court action for a super prime residential matter and for numerous buildings in the commercial sector.

James has also advised clients and their legal teams on projects within the public and private sectors including residential, retail, hotel, manufacturing, process engineering and civil engineering works. This has involved undertaking detailed complex quantum analysis of claims, preparing estimates for expert reports and preparing joint statements in expert meetings. The breadth of clients is varied and includes private developers, major insurance groups, contractors, major infrastructure joint ventures, local authorities, design and management consultants and utility providers.

CV available upon request

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