Lawyer Monthly - August 2022

In Australia it has become common in large construction disputes for clients to appoint separate experts of the same discipline: the ‘clean’ expert witness, who will formally testify in litigation or arbitration, and the ‘dirty’ expert who supports the dispute proceedings from an early stage. Peter Jerome, a quantum expert at Ankura Consulting, discusses the key aspects. About Peter Jerome Peter Jerome is a a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 25 years of experience in the Asia-Pacific region, specialising in the expert assessment of disputed claims in the infrastructure, rail, building, power and oil and gas industries. Based in Melbourne, he acts as quantum expert opining on the valuation of variations and assessment of damages, direct loss and/or expense in arbitration and litigation. About Ankura Ankura is a global consulting firm providing services in construction disputes and advisory, data and technology, forensics accounting, and financial investigations as well asa turnaround and restructuring. ‘Clean’ and ‘Dirty’ Experts in Construction Disputes

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