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Geotechnical Expert

Lethaby & Cook
Home Based, United Kingdom
£80 to £120 per hour (Ltd)
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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Geotechnical Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A geotechnical expert with knowledge of the  FIDIC Red Book form of contract is required to assist in a claim to be heard at the International Court of Arbitration. You will be helping to defend a  case  brought against a government ministry by a construction consortium, this focuses on the geotechnical and landfill excavation  aspects of an extensive water supply project. Your role will be to provide a report in defence of the claim to be delivered by the end of June this year and to prepare to provide expert representation in the International Court of Arbitration in Paris in September 2024.

Our client is an international forensic engineering and dispute resolution consultancy with expertise in the heavy civil engineering, construction and energy sectors. They have contributed to the settling of some of the largest claims and disputes around the globe and often provide expert witness services for litigation purposes. Their clients include loss adjusters, legal practices, government bodies and insurers. They employ a range of technical and commercial professionals.

A discussion with our client to review the case, your suitability and the envisaged input required will precede a formal interview. You will need to be a degree qualified geotechnical engineer, be chartered and have previous experience as an expert witness.


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



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