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.

Employment History

Accuracy UK
2017 – 2020

FTI Consulting (Middle East)
Senior director
2012 – 2017

EC Harris LLP (UK)
Managing consultant
2009 – 2012

Navigant Consulting (UK)
Senior consultant
2004 – 2009

Sir Robert McAlpine
Quantity surveyor
1998 – 2004

Professional Affiliations

Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Areas of Expertise


University of Wolverhampton
MSc, Construction Law, 2004

Nottingham Trent University
BSc, Civil Engineering Commercial Management (Hons), 2000