Jonathan Gold

Jonathan is a solicitor specialising in construction and engineering law.  He is one of the founding partners of Sheridan Gold LLP, prior to which he was a partner in Shadbolt LLP.   Jonathan has specialised in construction and engineering law throughout his career, which has also included working in house for Laing O’Rourke and Atkins.  He graduated from King’s College with a MSc in Construction and Arbitration in 1997.  Jonathan is married with three daughters, and his leisure interests include cycling and cricket.

Vice Chairman

Gary Peters

Gary is a Senior Director at Kroll Advisory Limited. He is a chartered quantity surveyor specialising in quantum expert witness services and dispute resolution on domestic and international construction and engineering projects. He also acts as an adjudicator on the RICS and TeCSA panel of adjudicators.


Paul Greenwell

Paul Greenwell is an expert witness for forensic planning and project management matters at Socotec Advisory and has testified in the TCC and in Arbitration. He also specialises in the provision of independent expert project review of high profile infrastructure and process projects.

Membership Secretary

Priscilla Kar

Priscilla is a Senior Director in FTI Consulting in London. She is a Fellow Member of RICS and a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who specialises in the management and resolution of construction disputes. She has been involved in the provision of expert opinion and technical advice both in the UK and internationally. Priscilla also provides training to candidates who undergo the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) with RICS and regularly participates as an assessor for RICS panel interviews.

KCLA Representative

Jonathan Wong


Jamie Muir Wood

Jamie studied materials science at the University of Cambridge, joined Jacobs as a Forensic Researcher and left Capita Symonds having worked as a Funder's Agent to complete an intellectual property pupillage at Hogarth Chambers.  He currently practices as an intellectual property barrister at Hogarth Chambers.  He completed the MSc as a non-lawyer in 2009 and now lectures to lawyers on ductility and corrosion.


James Davison

James is a barrister at 3 Paper buildings who specialises in contract and commercial disputes. He has a particular expertise with construction and engineering matters gained from more than 10 years experience working in-house in the construction and engineering sector when he worked for two of the UK’s leading construction consultancies.

Anne Wright

Anne qualified in 1982 and, having worked at a number of Magic Circle firms, joined Lawrence Stephens in December 2006 to establish the firm’s Construction department. She has wide experience in both residential and commercial developments, construction, infrastructure and health projects, Public Finance Initiative and Public Private Partnership projects. She advises extensively from procurement and tendering, through to the negotiation and settlement of the project documentation both as project manager and player.

Shy Jackson

Suryen C Nullatamby

Suryen is a dual-qualified lawyer specialising in construction and engineering law, with a primary focus on dispute resolution and litigation. Suryen is also a practising accredited adjudicator and arbitrator. He is experienced in domestic and international arbitration and construction adjudication.
He is a practising solicitor (England & Wales) and practising barrister (Mauritius). He completed his MSc at Kings College in 2012. Suryen is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited Adjudicator on the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Edward Freeman

Ed Freeman is a solicitor in the construction and engineering team at Eversheds-Sutherland, dividing his time between the bright lights of London and the flat fenland of Cambridge. He specialises in drafting, negotiating and advising on construction and engineering contracts. When not looking after his two boys he enjoys cycling and improving his Spanish.

Diarmuid Bairead

Diarmuid is a forensic delay analyst at Turner & Townsend with experience as a Civil Engineer working with a major contractor. He also specialises in the provision of independent expert project review of high profile infrastructure projects. Diarmuid works both to advise on the successful delivery of projects and in addressing disputes between parties. Diarmuid is currently completing his second year of the MSc.

Honorary Patron

John Uff CBE QC FREng

Honorary Members

Prof Phillip Capper

The Honourable Mr Justice Jackson

HHJ Anthony Thornton QC

His Honour Humphrey Lloyd QC

John Tackaberry QC

Andrew Burr