Gareth McDermott is a Director with Secretariat. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 16 years’ experience of major international construction and engineering projects across various sectors. His experience embraces projects worldwide, including Ireland, UK, mainland Europe, the Middle East, South America, Asia and Africa and his project experience spans across many sectors including building, civil engineering and infrastructure projects, off-shore oil and gas facilities, marine and process works all of which range in size and complexity.
Mr. McDermott specializes in dispute resolution, forensic investigation of quantum claims and he provides advice and opinion on matters concerning variations, defective works, delay, acceleration, disruption, termination, costs to complete and final accounts.
Mr. McDermott has been appointed quantum expert on a number of matters in litigation, adjudication and mediation proceedings and has been lead assistant to the quantum expert on several major international disputes in arbitration.
Mr. McDermott is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, a Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) and a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).