Ben Burley is a Managing Director with Secretariat, specialising in consulting on construction projects in the area of delay analysis. Mr. Burley is an experienced Expert and specialises in high value complex International Arbitrations with a particular focus on APAC and EMEA. Mr. Burley’s practice involves analysis of delay, disruption and acceleration arising to construction and engineering projects or programs of work to assist in the resolution of complex disputes. His clients benefit from his extensive delay, planning, programming and project controls experience. He has developed his skills in multiple sectors including energy, infrastructure, building, offshore and industrial. He has been appointed expert witness relating to time, delay, concurrent delay and disruption. Mr. Burley has provided expert reports and oral evidence in support of his opinion to various dispute resolution forums, specifically litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. As well as traditional cross examination Mr. Burley is also experienced in witness conferencing or ‘hot tubbing’ in multiple different forms.
Who’s Who Legal describe Mr. Burley as “diligent, proactive and efficient”, and “is on top of every detail in complicated cases”, opine interviewees, who also note that he “communicates with clients very well” and “a well-known delay expert with strong expertise in the construction sector. He advises on domestic and international projects and enjoys an excellent reputation in the space.” who “stands out in the construction delay space as a leader for his work in a variety of high-value international disputes.