Matthew Finn is an associate director in Navigant’s global Construction practice. He has experience in claims preparation/avoidance, arbitration, adjudication, mediation and quantum expert witness appointments in building, civil engineering, rail, oil & gas and building services.
Finn has worked in the construction industry for circa 15 years as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Chartered Construction Manager in both consulting and contracting organizations. He has worked on a range of projects for major contractors and consultancies on projects for private, corporate and public body clients. He has also advised both main and specialist contractors on commercial management, contractual issues, the negotiation of final accounts, claims and adjudications preparation and defense.
He is regularly appointed as a quantum expert and has acted on several occasions as a part 35 expert in litigation proceedings and a expert in mediation and adjudication. He is a RICS accredited expert witness under the RICS expert witness accreditation service and included on the expert referral panel. He also has undertaken and successfully completed the Legal Experience Training Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (LETAPAEWE). Finn is an adjudicator and arbitrator on an adjudication and arbitration panel, such as the CIArb (BAS).
Finn has assisted the named experts on a number of international high value arbitration appointments and has undertaken analysis of claims, defenses and counter-claims in such arbitral proceedings.
Prior to undertaking expert appointments, Finn's professional experience included regional management roles within building and civil engineering divisions of major contractors; managing multiple complex to project values from £500k to £121m. Matthew’s experience whilst working for contracting organization was also in claims and dispute resolution.
Finn has experience and knowledge of working under all different types of contracts within building and civil engineering projects these include and not limited to JCT, NEC, ICE, FIDIC, PFI, Procure 21, Procure 21+, EFA Design & Build, SCAPE and PPC 2000. He also regularly provides training to large contracting companies on JCT and NEC forms of standard contracts.
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