Justin is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and current Chair of the Construction Industry Council (CIC). He has more than 30 years of considerable experience and standing in the construction industry since founding Adair in 1994. Justin is a leading independent expert witness and has attended numerous mediations, hearings and has given evidence in the UK Technology and Construction Court and as recently as January 2022 in the High Court.
• RICS Expert Witness Registration Scheme
• UK Register of Expert Witnesses
• Expert Witness Directory
• Chartered Surveyors Company
• Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness
• A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
• A Fellow of the Expert Witness Institute
• An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
• A Member of the Society of Construction Law
• Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors
Justin acts as expert witness for construction claims, adjudications, arbitrations and civil proceedings, including those in the Technology and Construction Court within the High Court. He provides expert reports for construction disputes, in particular those relating to quantum, building defects, contracts, professional negligence, construction costs and fees.
Justin has acted as expert and single joint expert on many occasions. He is regularly appointed as a party representative in adjudication proceedings by referring or responding parties and is often instructed by solicitors to support adjudication proceedings for claimants or defendants.
He was recently appointed Chair of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and RICS duties have included being the current Global and UK Chair of the Quantity Surveying and Construction Professional Group boards, a past member of the International Governing Council and co-authoring the RICS New Rules of Measurement 2 (the standard for the detailed measurement of construction work).
He is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Construction Measurement Standards Coalition and immediate past General Secretary for the European Committee of Construction Economists (CEEC).
Justin also specialises in project management, quantity surveying and project monitoring for commercial projects and international super-prime residential projects in places such as London, Gibraltar, the Cayman Islands and UAE.
He has chaired and spoken at many conferences for the RICS and the CEEC and is skilled at organising and facilitating networking clubs and events.