Legally Qualified Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Adjudicator and Arbitrator

Construction legal adviceNICK LONGWORTH
(MANAGING DIRECTOR)

LLM, FRICS, FCIOB, FInstCES, FCMI, FAPM, FACostE, FInstPet, MCIPS,MAICA, MAE, FCIArb



Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Chartered Builder
Chartered Procurement Advisor
Registered Arbitrator and Adjudicator
Chartered Manager
Construction Lawyer

Age 60



LEGALLY QUALIFIED CHARTERED QUANTITY SURVEYOR, ADJUDICATOR AND ARBITRATOR

KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE
International lecturer and contractual administrator, and legal advisor on projects in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East and the U.S.A. on Engineering, Construction and Building Projects. Conduct and acting as Adjudicator and Arbitrator. International advisor to contractors, joint ventures/consortiums, consultants, employers and their representatives, and international trainer of project teams


EDUCATION
1960 to 1965 Sale County Grammar School
1965 to 1969 Stockport Technical College
1995 to 1997 University of Strathclyde - LLM, Masters in Construction Law


CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE
Over 38 years of wide experience. Qualified Engineer, Chartered Surveyor, Chartered Builder, Chartered Procurement Advisor, and Registered Expert with the Academy of Experts, actively involved in construction projects in U.K. and internationally. Managing Director of the Longworth Consulting Group of Companies, advising clients on contractual and procurement problems and their resolution on a daily basis within the engineering and construction industries. Advice includes PFI/DBFO/BOOT projects in U.K. and Europe on power stations, roads, highways and bridges, desalination plants, schools, hospitals and airport projects. Expert Witness in building, civil engineering and specialist engineering matters. Registered Adjudicator, International Arbitrator and Legally Qualified to draft and administer construction and engineering contracts.


CAREER RECORD
1965 - 1969
Trainee Structural Engineer and Site Engineer in multi-storey buildings

1969 - 1977
Site Agent to Contracts Manager -Major national contractor in roads bridges and civil engineering projects

1977 - 1979
Senior Contracts Engineer -Oil and Gas Process Plants. Saudi Arabia and North Sea Project. Foster Wheeler Limited

1980 - 1981
Senior Commercial Engineer - Aluminum Smelter. Dubai. John Brown Engineering

1981 - 1984
Branch Manager and Cost Control Manager -International Power Plant Projects. John Brown Engineering

1984 - 1986
Purchasing Manager and Claims Manager. John Brown Engineering

1986 - 1990
Senior Consultant. Associate Director. then Executive Director - James R. Knowles

1990 - 1992
Group Commercial Director and Divisional Managing Director - Major Department Stores fitting out. Havelock Europa plc

1994 - 1999
Regional Managing Director. James R Knowles Limited and James R. Knowles (Middle East) Limited

1992 - Present
Managing Director James R Knowles (Cyprus) Limited

1998 - Present
Managing Director -Longworth Consulting Worldwide Limited and Longworth Consulting Limited


OFFICIAL POSITIONS HELD
Past Secretary of the Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. Scottish Region, 1989-1991

OTHER ACTIVITIES
International Lecturer at Seminars on Construction Law. Contractual matters and Arbitration, Tutor at Training Courses for all sectors of the construction and engineering industry.

Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University for Masters Degree courses on Construction Law and Management and Health & Safety .

Member of the Society of Construction Law and registered with the Law Society and Academy of Experts as an Expert Witness.