Phil Urwin is a certified planning and scheduling professional and recognized industry expert with twenty-five years of experience, including over a decade of field experience in general contracting and construction management.

Mr. Urwin is a listed expert in Who’s Who Legal’s Construction 2020, where he is noted as excelling in the evaluation of delay and disruption in complex issues, for his “wealth of experience,” and for his “knowledge, intelligence, understanding and responsiveness.” He is also a published author and speaker on construction management and dispute resolution.

Mr. Urwin built his expertise working for contractors and consulting firms on national and international projects, including some of the world’s most complex and high-value projects. He has wide sector experience, ranging from commercial building and infrastructure projects to oil and gas, petrochemical, pipeline, and power generation projects. His experience spans matters in the United States, South America, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, and the United Kingdom.

Mr. Urwin advises clients regularly on matters of delay, disruption, schedule forensics, productivity, standard of care, risk management, and scheduling specifications. He also provides planning and project controls consulting for active projects. He has provided expert testimony at deposition, mediations, and in settlement negotiations. His past clients include public and private owners, engineers, contractors, insurance providers, and financial institutions.

Employment History


Hill International

Shepherd Construction

Balfour Beatty

Carillion Building

Hallmark Windows

Riley Developments

Professional Affiliations

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Chartered Institute of Building

Construction Management Association of America

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International

American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law


Certified Planning and Scheduling

Areas of Expertise


Sheffield Hallam University
BSc Hons (1st Class), Construction Management

Robert Gordon University
PgDip (Merit), Construction Law and Arbitration


Who’s Who Legal: Construction

Future Leader 2020

“Philip Urwin has a ‘wealth of experience’ and stands out for his ‘knowledge, intelligence, understanding and responsiveness.'”