Stephen Ward has over 30 years’ experience in commercial and project management in construction, engineering and power related projects in the UK, Spain, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Libya and China. He has managed commercial contracts and sub contracts based on standard forms such as JCT, NEC, FIDIC and bespoke EPC type contracts.
Stephen is regularly appointed as expert in quantum and has provided expert testimony in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) and to arbitration tribunals including disputes under International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) rules. Stephen has provided expert witness testimony on some of the largest disputes including major projects where the sums in dispute exceed three billion dollars. With disputes of this size, Stephen was responsible for the project management of his support team and the interfaces between numerous technical experts and the legal interfaces.
In addition to his international work, Stephen has also been instructed to provide quantum evidence on many UK adjudication referrals for disputes of varying sizes.