Liam Holder

Liam Holder

+44 (0) 203 751 9430
Education &
Professional Associations

MSc Construction law & Arbitration, King’s College, London (2000)
BSc(Hons) Quantity Surveying
(University of Greenwich) (1995)
HNC Building Studies
(Brighton Polytechnic) (1992)
BTEC Building Studies
(Brighton Technical College) (1990)

Professional Associations
Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)
Member of the Academy of Experts (MAE)
Member of the Society of
Construction law
Member of the Adjudication Society
Member of the Dispute Resolution
Board Foundation
Member of King’s College Construction
Law Association

Liam Holder

Mr Holder is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) with 30 years’ experience of major international construction projects and is regularly appointed as Quantum Expert on large international construction and engineering projects. Mr Holder’s project involvement spans many sectors and geographies, including the UK, mainland Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America. He specialises in the valuation of complex claims involving aspects such as valuation and measurement, delay, disruption, variations, defective works and termination claims.

Mr Holder has provided evidence to formal Tribunals on many occasions, including the provision of concurrent evidence (hot-tubbing), to the English High Court and numerous international arbitrations, as well as to dispute boards, adjudications and mediations. He has testified in the UK, the Middle East, Europe and Canada.

Who’s Who Legal says: Liam Holder is “Widely respected for his skills as a quantum expert” who “Has notable experience giving evidence on construction and engineering projects around the world” and who is recognised as “an absolutely first-class quantum expert” who wins praise for his “thorough and straightforward approach”. Who’s Who Legal Consulting Experts 2017 says: The “tremendous” Liam Holder boasts “a great presence in the market”, is recognised for his “truly excellent work” and “receives international recognition for his impressive quantum experience in major international projects”.

Mr Holder holds an MSc in Construction Law & Arbitration from Kings College, London, a BSc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying and BTEC and HNC Certificates in Building Studies. Liam is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB) and a practicing Member of the Academy of Experts (MAE). He is a CEDR accredited Mediator, a practicing Adjudicator on the RICS President’s list and acts as a Dispute Board Member.

Amongst other institutional appointments, Mr Holder was Lead Technical Author for the 4th RICS Practice Statement and Guidance Note for Surveyors acting as Expert Witnesses. He is member of the Adjudication Society, the Society of Construction Law and the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. Liam is a published author and lectures regularly. He is a visiting practitioner and dissertation supervisor to the MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution course at Kings College, London.