About the Author
He has been actively involved in the construction industry for over 30 years and has a wide experience of many types of construction work. He spent many years working for main contractors, undertaking both surveying and management roles, and during that time he administered and settled a multitude of sub-contract accounts on a variety of different contracts.
Since becoming a consultant, he has represented many parties in both adjudications and arbitrations, and has been appointed as adjudicator by both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Construction Industry Council.
He is the author of the book titled, ‘The JCT 05 Standard Building Sub-Contract’.
Matthew Davies BSC (Hons) Q. Surveying, LLB (Hons), LPC (Commendation), MRICS is dual qualified as a chartered quantity surveyor and a solicitor. He is a director at Davies & Davies Associates Limited and specialises in providing commercial and contractual management, construction claims and dispute resolution services to the construction industry, including regularly representing organisations in adjudication and other dispute forums.
He has over 16 years’ experience in the construction industry, originally gained working as a quantity surveyor and latterly as a solicitor during which time he has worked and acted for employers, architects, main contractors and specialist sub-contractors in providing quantity surveying, legal and commercial services on a wide range of construction projects operating under a variety of standard and non-standard contracts.