The Lawyer Monthly Expert Witness Awards 2021

LAWYER MONTHLY EXPERT WITNESS AWARDS 2021 - 36 - CONSTRUCTION Contact Ankura Consulting Group, LLC 55 Bishopsgate, 2nd Floor, London, EC2N 3AS, UK Main: +44(0)20.7469.111 Direct: +44(0)20.7398.3861 Mobile: +44(0)7500.946.371 Matthew Finn Quantum Expert Senior Managing Director at Ankura About Matthew Finn Matthew Finn is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in London. He is regularly appointed as an expert witness in the field of quantum (damages) in construction matters. He has given oral evidence in UK litigation on several occasions under both traditional cross-examination and under concurrent evidence commonly known as ‘hot-tubbing’. In addition to several quantum CPR part 35 expert appointments in litigation,Matthewhas alsoacted as a quantum expert in international arbitration, adjudication and mediation. Matthew has been recognised in Who’s Who Legal in Arbitration, Quantum and Delay, and Construction chapters in publications in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Matthew has worked in the construction industry as a chartered quantity surveyor and chartered construction manager in both consulting and contracting organisations. Matthew has experience in claims preparation/ avoidance, arbitration, adjudication, mediation, and quantum expert witness appointments in building, civil engineering, nuclear, rail, oil and gas, and building services sectors. Recent appointments include: • Appointed quantum expert on a US$1.5bn dispute surrounding a termination of a US$10bn 4,320MW thermal power plant complex in Asia referred to arbitration under SIAC. • Appointed quantum expert on two coal power plants in Africa, with a combined construction value of over US$20bn. • Appointed quantum expert on a €6bn new- build nuclear power station project in Europe. • Appointed quantum expert to advise on a damages claim of circa £90m on a £1bn high rise luxury hotel and residential scheme in Central London. • Appointed quantum expert on a £40m claim concerning a £350m PFI hospital project referred to the UK High Court - TCC. • Appointed quantum expert on a circa £4m defects claim surrounding a school in South East England. • Appointed quantum expert on an £10m insurance matter concerning cladding and fire related defects on a high-rise building. Ankura’s construction expert services are relied on by contractors, owners, architects, engineers, insurers, investors, lenders, and their counsel to avoid, manage, and mitigate execution risks throughout the lifecycle of capital projects. Ankura’s construction experts provide rigorous analysis of complex issues, presented through experienced testimony before tribunals and courts around the world. UNITED KINGDOM

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