Robert Poole is an experienced testifier and quantum expert witness and has been appointed on complex construction matters to analyze claims for delay, disruption, loss of productivity, and additional costs. In addition, he has provided expert opinion in real estate disputes, quantifying development and construction costs, and lost profits.
Mr. Poole has analyzed or prepared construction claims for several multi-billion dollar rail, shipbuilding, and bridge projects. His experience encompasses buildings, hydro and power, roads, and other infrastructure. He has assisted counsel in construction and real estate disputes presented in court, arbitration, and mediation.
He gained professional experience in public and private organizations in Canada and the UK, where he has provided dispute resolution, cost consultancy, risk management, and project management services for more than 30 years.
Mr. Poole is a frequent speaker at events across Canada. Recent topics include problems and solutions to building infrastructure in Ontario, commercial management techniques, managing risks, and recent developments and trends in ADR.
He has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal annually since 2017 as one of Canada’s leading construction quantum experts. According to Who’s Who Legal:
Robert Poole is widely endorsed by market commentators for his “superb communication skills and ability to simplify damages analysis”.
Robert Poole provides top-quality quantum and delay valuations for construction disputes, and is highly valued for his “ability to simplify damages analysis”.