Michael Stokes

Managing Director

Construction

London +44 20 7015 2379

Areas of Expertise

Michael Stokes is a managing director in the Global Construction practice. As a leading quantum expert with 30 years of experience, he is an expert in the fields of damages (quantum), delay and disruption, and professional negligence. His core areas of expertise include major commercial buildings (including high rise), rail (including systems and rolling stock), power and process plants, pipelines, offshore platforms, stadia and major infrastructure projects (including ports, highways, tunnels, and airports).

Regularly appointed as an independent expert on complex and high-value disputes and having been instructed in arbitration or litigation on more than 50 occasions, Michael has testified in a number of forums and jurisdictions, including the U.K., Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Australia. He is also experienced in most forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including adjudication, mediation, and dispute review boards (DRBs) and regularly assists clients in these forums, often acting as assistant mediator.

Since 2014 Michael has been highly rated in Who’s Who Legal Arbitration, Construction and Consulting Experts directories and in 2017 and 2018 is included in the global top tier “Thought Leaders”.

Commentators and clients say:

  • “In London, Michael Stokes is “undeniably one of the leading construction experts in the market”, and earns recognition for his Middle East expertise”, and
  • “London based Michael Stokes is a top-tier quantum expert. One source comments, “From a technical perspective Michael is right up there and really stands out from the crowd.”

Education
L.L.B.(Hons)
M.Sc. (Lond)
PgD in Professional Legal Skills
Certifications
F.R.I.C.S.
MCIArb
Barrister

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