Andrew Fory


Andrew qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in 1990 and became an Associate in Davis Langdon in 2004.  Andrew has 22 years experience in the Construction Industry, initially as a Professional Quantity Surveyor and subsequently specialising in Dispute Resolution. Andrew has assisted Employers and Contractors with Final Account and Claim settlements and has acted in both Arbitration and Adjudication proceedings.

Professional Career:

  • 2013 – to date  – Partner MHA
  • 2009 –  2012 – Associate MHA
  • 2004 – 2008 – Associate, Davis Langdon LLP
  • 1998 – 2004 – Senior Consultant, Knowles Legal Services
  • 1995 – 1998 – Director of Surveying, TP Associates Ltd
  • 1986 – 1995 – Surveyor (subsequently Associate), James Nisbet & Partners


  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying
  • MSc in Construction Procurement & Management
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Legal Support:

Providing assistance to various parties, including Employers and Contractors in respect of delay and quantum assessment. Work has involved investigating and demonstrating the cause, extent and cost consequences of delay and disruption and varied work, including advising architects on extension of time matters.

Report and audit work – providing assistance in the preparation of financial audits and reports on tendering procedures, cost escalation to projects and final accounts for a range of client bodies, including financial institutions, power providers, commercial developers, leisure facility operators, hospitals, universities and private residences. Assessment of contractors’ claims for extensions of time and disputes arising under the Contract.  Work has involved investigating and reporting to client bodies on the cause and extent of delay and disruption; negotiation and settlement of claims.


  • Barnet General Hospital
  • Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge
  • Colchester EMI Unit
  • Clacton Hospital A&E
  • Clacton Hospital EMI Unit
  • Northwick Park, St Marks Relocation
  • Northwick Park, ACAD Unit
  • Northwick Park, various new and refurbishments
  • Brighton General Hospital

Office & Retail:

High Wycombe, Rolls Royce Pension Fund

New Zealand House Refurbishment

Elizabeth House Refurbishment, Cambridge

Stuart Road Offices, Kilburn


North Peckham Estate Phase 3

The Five Estates Urban Regeneration, South London

The Cut, South London Family Housing Association

Cobourg Road, SE1

Hereward Housing Association – various developments

Various developments for Housing Associations


  • Queens College, Cambridge
  • Parkside School, Cambridge
  • Cambridge Regional College
  • Brent Schools, LB of Brent
  • Borehamwood Schools, Hertfordshire County Council
  • University of Kent

Acting as Quantum Expert in Litigation including:

  • Claim against Contractor and assessment of Counterclaim following determination of Contract.  Sum claimed £250,000
  • Final Account dispute on large stable block.  Value of dispute £200,000
  • Assisting the Expert Witness in various disputes in Arbitration and Litigation including:
  • Claim for professional negligence (against a Design Team) by Local Authority on a large leisure facility. Sum claimed £350,000
  • Large Civil Engineering Project in Iran. Value of dispute $20,000,000
  • Large Civil Engineering Project in Peru. Value of dispute $120,000,000
  • Final Account dispute on provincial Theatre. Value of dispute £2,000,000
  • Claim for professional negligence (against a Project Manager) by Employer on a large residential scheme. Sum claimed £4,500,000
  • Petro-chemical plant in Singapore. Value in dispute S$9,000,000
  • Valuation of works on large residential development. Value in dispute £250,000
  • Claim for professional negligence (against a Design Team) by Developer on a large residential scheme. Sum claimed £4,000,000
  • Valuation of Works on a National Stadium. Value in dispute £25,000,000
  • Valuation of Works on a large PFI Hospital. Value in dispute £16,000,000

Providing full representation in approximately 40 Adjudications including quantum, delay and defects disputes. Acted on behalf of Employers, Main Contractors and Sub-Contractors; acted as both Referring Party and Respondent.

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