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Paul Gibbons

Director

Professional Profile

Paul is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Chartered Member of the CIOB with over 23 years’ experience in construction. Paul started his career with a major international contractor, working on major civil engineering projects.

He developed his career further, working on the Jubilee Line Extension Project. He entered the field of Expert Witness and delay analysis with Keith Pickavance in 2000. At Pickavance, Paul worked with world leading experts helping employers, main contractors, subcontractors and their advisors resolve complex problems.

In 2001 Paul founded the consultancy firm Decipher and he now heads the Decipher Group of companies. The firm’s focus is quantity surveying, project and programme management and dispute resolution.

Paul has experience and is comfortable acting as party representative in all forms of dispute resolution. He’s an accredited expert witness with expertise in both quantum and delay matters. Paul keeps abreast of current issues by working with clients on all aspects of construction and engineering projects.

Paul’s also an RICS APC Assessor and Counsellor and takes pride in training the professionals of tomorrow.

Paul Gibbons' Qualifications and Professional Membership

Bachelors Degree in Quantity Surveying – BSc (Hons)

Masters degree in Construction Law and Arbitration – MSc

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – FRICS

Fellow of the Institute of Construction Claims Practitioners – FICCP

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Engineering Surveyors – FInstCES

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – MCiArb

Member of the Chartered Institute of Building – MCIOB

Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence – APAEWE

Other Leadership Members

Bill Bordill

Head of Contracts and Commercial

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Tom Francis

Head of Project Controls

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