Name: John Delaney
Firm Name: Base Quantum Ireland
Jurisdiction: Ireland
Practice Area: Construction Expert Witness

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses John Delaney as our exclusively recommended Construction expert witness in Ireland. If you wish to get in touch with John please use the contact information provided above.

John is a chartered quantity surveyor and director at Base Quantum Ireland, with over 18 years’ commercial experience across the construction and engineering industries. He is regularly appointed as quantum expert on matters in litigation and in various ADR fora.

As well as working as a quantum expert on multimillion-pound disputes, arbitrations and adjudications, John has provided claim preparation and claim management on numerous projects. He has also assisted the appointed expert on numerous high value international arbitrations in the construction, engineering, and oil and gas industries, including an investment treaty dispute.

John has extensive experience across a broad range of sectors, specifically construction, civil engineering and gas pipelines. His commercial and project experience includes road and rail, the London Underground, IT systems, and buildings, ranging from mixed-use, high-rise and residential, to commercial, industrial, health and local authority. John has significant experience in multiple forms of contract including NEC, JCT, FIDIC and bespoke.

His appointments as a quantum expert have been on matters before the Court of Session in Scotland, the High Court in Ireland and a county court in the UK; in arbitration; and regarding various statutory adjudications in the UK.

Further to holding qualifications in construction law, international arbitration and construction adjudication, John is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, as well as a practising member of the Academy of Experts.

Having recently set up an office in Dublin, Base Quantum Ireland, John continues to serve clients across Ireland and the UK.

Firm Description:

Base Quantum, a chartered quantity surveyors specialising in Expert Witness, Dispute Management and Quantity Surveying Services for the construction sector in the UK and globally.

Base Quantum provides informed support and guidance, based on knowledge and experience, to those involved in procuring or delivering construction projects, support that significantly increases the probability of success, and reduces the risk and impact of uncertainty, conflict and dispute.

We provide a full spectrum of ‘risk and impact’ consultancy, summarised into 2 core service streams:

  • Forensic Expert Witness: Analysis, Reporting, Interpretation & Guidance
    • Exceptional Quantum Expertise in support of claimants, defendants and other interested parties in, or contemplating, any form of formal proceedings
  • Quantity Surveying Services: Assured Success; Risk Avoidance & Prevention
    • High Calibre Cost, Programme and Quantum Consultancy
    • Project Support & Intervention
    • Commercial Contract Awareness Training – in-house and hosted

A dynamic and fast growing consultancy with a team of experienced industry professionals, we have built a solid reputation for our robust, timely, effective and solutions-focused advice. Our experienced team is the key to our success and allows us to offer each of our clients a bespoke and tailored service.

From our offices in the UK, we work on projects across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Asia. Established for over 7 years, and operating across 4 continents, our dedicated team advises on some of the highest profile global construction disputes.