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our team – steven evans



Construction Law Expert, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Lecturer.

Managing Director Steven Evans is an accomplished construction professional with over 30 years’ experience in the industry gained initially as a quantity surveyor for a major multinational contractor, and thereafter in senior quantity surveying and commercial management positions.

Since 2003, he has specialised in contract law and now combines his extensive practical experience with legal qualifications to provide high quality, realistic and cost effective dispute resolution, commercial management and training services to a variety of clients throughout the UK and Ireland.

That practical experience encompasses a wide range of market sectors, construction types and methods, covering disciplines such as quantity surveying, commercial management, project management, claim preparation and defence, adjudication, arbitration, mediation, contract drafting and vetting and training.

Steven also has experience in estimating, planning, buying, project management, contracts management and management system design and implementation.

Immediately prior to founding Steven C Evans Ltd, Steven was director of a well established, multi-national construction contract and commercial consultancy. With a professional team, he provided unrivalled and formidable construction and contract advice to clients in Ireland, Wales and the South West of England. As a lecturer for the training division of that organisation, Steven provided training on a variety of topics such as JCT, NEC3, Adjudication, Payment and Contract Law.

Before that Steven was quantity surveyor and thereafter managing surveyor for a construction company which had a turnover in excess of £70m. He headed the commercial department of the Wales division (with a turnover of £40m) and managed a team of 10 quantity surveyors. Steven gained a wealth of practical knowledge and experience in main contract and sub contract management and dispute resolution and created and implemented new company wide commercial management systems and procedures.

Steven’s qualifications include Higher National Diploma in Building Studies, a Diploma in Quantity Surveying, an Advanced Certificate in Arbitration, a Bachelor of Science with Honours in the Built Environment and a Law Degree with Honours.

Steven is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow (Arb) of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand, a Fellow (Master) of the Association of Forensic and Advanced Valuation Executives (AFAVE), a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (and country representative for Australia) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building. Steven is also a member of the Society of Construction Law and a Professional Member of the Resolution Institute in Australia.…read less.