Jas Cheema is a managing director in BRG’s London office.
He works globally providing quantum expert opinion and litigation and arbitration support services relating to the calculation of and approach to damages and valuation of construction works.
Mr. Cheema has over twenty years of construction experience (including five years based in the Middle East). He has provided expert witness testimony on a variety of construction-related quantum topics for government agencies, consulting organisations, developers, contractors and subcontractors.
Mr. Cheema has experience with many types of construction and infrastructure projects, including gas processing facilities, pipelines, tunnels, highways, sports stadia, hospitals, airports, mixed-use (commercial and residential), hospitality (hotels) and residential projects. His experience includes assessment of prolongation costs, cost escalation, disruption costs, the valuation of change orders and variations, contractor terminations, differing site conditions and measurement issues, and numerous other forms of project impacts. He also has experience of projects involving various delivery and procurement methods, such as design-build; engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); target contracts; remeasurement, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-percentage-fee arrangements.
Mr. Cheema has testified in mediation, litigation and arbitration proceedings (including witness conferencing) as quantum expert across Europe and the Middle East. He holds a BSc (Hons) in civil engineering commercial management and an MSc in construction law.
2017 – 2020
FTI Consulting (Middle East)
2012 – 2017
EC Harris LLP (UK)
2009 – 2012
Navigant Consulting (UK)
2004 – 2009
Sir Robert McAlpine
1998 – 2004
Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Areas of Expertise
University of Wolverhampton
MSc, Construction Law, 2004
Nottingham Trent Univeristy
BSc, Civil Engineering Commercial Management (Hons), 2000