Mark Mills

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Mark Mills joined J.S. Held in April of 2023 as part of J.S. Held’s acquisition of Aquila Forensics.

Mark has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry working for sub-contractors (civils), main contractors, PQS firms, and multi-disciplinary consultancies. Mark’s project experience is wide-ranging involving all stages of the construction process and varies in value from
construction projects to global disputes involving several different parties, including public sector bodies, SPVs, and JVs.

Mark has been involved with many complex disputes including infrastructure developments (predominantly road and rail), marine developments, hospitals, large defense projects, major international airports, residential schemes, several hotels, luxury private residences, stadiums, and a film production studio. He has been involved in providing expert opinion and technical advice to a wide range of clients in litigation, mediation, arbitration, and negotiation.

Mark is a chartered surveyor who specializes in managing and resolving construction disputes. He has an MBA from Cass Business School, an MSc in Construction Law & Arbitration from King’s College, and a BSc in Commercial Management & Quantity Surveying from Manchester University. Mark is also an associate tutor at the University of Reading and a guest lecturer on Stuttgart University’s MBE.

Mark has been recognized in Who's Who Legal as a Thought Leader Construction Expert in 2022, and a Global Leader in both Construction Expert Witnesses and Construction Quantum, Delay & Technical for the past four years.

Key Expertise

  • Expert Witness – Quantum
  • Procurement
  • Claims
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors [MRICS]
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [MCIArb]
  • Member of the Society of Construction Law
  • Who's Who Legal Construction Expert Witness, 2023
  • Who's Who Legal Consulting Expert, Construction - Quantum, Delay & Technical, 2023
  • Who's Who Legal Thought Leader, Construction, 2023

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