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Ronan Champion BSc LLB MA PhD FCIOB FRICS

Ronan is a Chartered Surveyor and Partner of Champion Pearce LLP. He is regularly engaged by contractors and law firms in analysis of construction claims, acting as expert witness on matters involving prolongation claims for time and cost, subcontractor disputes, professional negligence matters and property damage claims. He has been involved in matters across UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Kuwait, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Ronan was formerly a Partner at EC Harris LLP in London.

Recent work has included acting for insurers in a large professional negligence action against a QS firm; acting for a UK main contractor in extension of time disputes with its employer and subcontractors with extensive involvement in arbitration hearings; evaluation of the claims for repair of a luxury house following fire damage; time claims under NEC3 and assisting with resolution of a large subcontract daywork disputes.

Ronan regularly presents papers on construction contract issues, most recently “Prolongation claims after Costainv Haswell”. He was a prize winner in SCL’s Hudson Prize in two successive years and has recently co-authored the RICS Book “Tendering and Procurement”, part of the Case in Point series. He maintains a particular interest in valuation of costs and damages from and acceleration issues, the subject of his doctoral thesis at King’s College London. He was Chairman of the Society of Construction Law in UK in its 2009/2010 term.