Phil Urwin is a certified planning and scheduling professional and recognized industry expert with twenty-five years of experience, including over a decade hands-on in trades, engineering and construction management roles.

Mr. Urwin is a recommended construction expert in Who’s Who Legal where he is noted for his “wealth of experience”, his “very strong analytical skills” and his “ability to take technically complex issues associated with liability and alleged delay damages, and reduce them to easily understandable concepts”.

Mr. Urwin built his expertise working for contractors and consulting firms on projects across the world, including some of the world’s most complex and high-value projects. He has broad sector experience and has worked on matters from small to very large, from residential and commercial buildings to education and healthcare to large-scale infrastructure and industrial projects.

Mr. Urwin has provided expert testimony in court and arbitration proceedings and has presented analysis at mediations and in settlement negotiations. He also has published and lectured on his area of expertise and was a contributing author to the Construction Management Association of America’s Time Management Guidelines. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management and a post-graduate qualification in construction law and arbitration.

Mr. Urwin provides expert opinion based on analysis of delay, disruption, productivity and the management of construction. He also has prepared claims, assessed claims, provided cost and financial analysis, evaluated project control systems and provided scheduling services for active projects. He has provided these services to public and private owners, engineers, contractors, developers, 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

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: Future Leader

Construction – Quantum and Delay Expert 2020

Construction specialist Philip Urwin has “tonnes of experience” as an expert, and excels in the evaluation of delay and disruptions in complex disputes.

Who’s Who Legal: Global Leader

Construction Expert Witnesses 2021

“Philip has the ability to take technically complex issues associated with liability and alleged delay damages, and reduce them to easily understandable concepts”