Neil Forte

BSc (Hons) LL.M. PgDipAdj PgDip (Law) PgCert (Law) FCIArb FCInstCES MRICS MCIOB AMAE

Neil is a Consultant at Jackson Rowe based in the United Kingdom. He is regularly involved in the dispute resolution processes for both contractors and client organisations and provides assistance for expert witness evidence.

Neil is an Adjudicator, a RICS Registered Expert Witness, an Arbitrator, a RICS trained Mediator and a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.

He is also:

  • a panel registered Adjudicator at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the Construction Industry Council (CIC), UK Adjudicators and Hunt ADR
  • a panel registered Arbitrator at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators for the Business Arbitration Scheme and Hunt ADR
  • an examiner at the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Neil is a member of The Society of Construction Law Society and The Adjudication Society.

He is regularly involved in Adjudications, the preparation of Expert Reports and dispute management with leading Solicitors, Barristers, Sub-Contractors, Main Contractors, Developers, Client Teams, Local Authorities and Consultants amongst others.

Neil has an in depth understanding of contractors’ claims, from working as a Quantity Surveyor for a Main Contractor. This, combined with his legal and dispute resolution training, enables Neil to successfully value claims and defences based on personal experience supplemented by technical skills.

His experience extends to the civil, rail, education, commercial, leisure, health, power distribution, residential, new build and restoration sectors including for ‘cut and carve’ projects, grade I & II listed buildings and others.

Neil is qualified with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management , a Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Construction Law and Adjudication and a Post Graduate Certificate and Diploma (PgCert & PgDip) in Construction Law and Adjudication.

Neil is also qualified with a Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Adjudication from the RICS and has undergone the Expert Witness Accreditation Training and the Accredited Mediator Training at the RICS.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors (FCInstCES), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB).