Paul Taplin

Managing Director

Construction

Dubai +971 4 381 9034

Areas of Expertise

Paul Taplin is a managing director in the global Construction practice and based in the Dubai office. He has more than 28 years’ experience in the construction sector and is a highly experienced forensic quantity surveyor and quantum expert specializing in the evaluation and analysis of complex construction claims on major domestic and international projects.

As well as working in the UK, Paul has extensive international experience covering mainland Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and the USA.

With pan sector experience, Paul has covered a diverse mix of projects including infrastructure, building, power, civil engineering, industrial, water, and oil and gas pipelines.

Paul is regularly appointed as a quantum expert witness and has given evidence in the UK and the UAE. While in the UK, he had a particular interest in adjudication having been involved as adjudicator and party representative in over 100 cases since the inception of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act in 1998.

In the past Paul has been a committee member of the Adjudication Society, a member of the Technology and Construction Court Users Committee, a Fellow of the Forum of the Built Environment and is presently a member of the Society of Construction Law.

Education
Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration
BSc(Hons) Quantity Surveying
ONC and HNC in Building Studies
Certifications
FRICS Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
MCIOB Member of the Chartered Institute of Builders
MCIArb Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
CEDR Accredited Mediator
RICS Accredited Expert Witness
CIArb Accredited Adjudicator
Cardiff University Accredited Expert Witness

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Paul Taplin

Managing Director

+971 4 381 9034

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