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Who we are

Davies & Davies Associates is a dual regulated chartered surveyors and solicitors practice with expertise in the built environment, construction and engineering law, commercial management, and dispute resolution.

We provide non-contentious and contentious services to employers, consultants, contractors, and sub-contractors operating in the construction and engineering industries throughout the UK and internationally.

Our approach

Since our establishment in 2005, Davies & Davies Associates has strived to provide a service that surpasses our clients’ expectations.
We are thorough and tenacious, and however challenging your matter becomes we always remain positive and enthusiastic.

Our approach is open and transparent. We become a part of your team with all the understanding, commitment and trust that demands.
We are here for you for as long as you need us.

Nigel Davies

Nigel Davies BSc (Hons) (Q.Surv), PGCert.Psych, GDipLaw, PGDipLP, DipArb, MSc, LLM, MSc, FRICS, FCIOB, FCInstCES, FCIArb, is a Chartered Surveyor, Chartered Builder, Chartered Construction Manager, Chartered Arbitrator, Solicitor Advocate, Panel Registered Adjudicator, Mediator and Mediation Advocate.

Nigel originally launched the business in 2005, and upon incorporation at the beginning of 2008, changed its name to Davies & Davies Associates Ltd. Davies & Davies has steadily grown year-on-year, providing quality comprehensive advice and support to organisations in the construction industry who may be involved in difficult projects, high risk/reward contracts, disputes and conflict.

As both a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Solicitor Advocate, having worked for building contractors in the construction industry and law firms in the field of construction law, Nigel offers an in-depth perspective gained through his hands-on experience which he continues to maintain.

Nigel has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, originally gained working as a quantity surveyor working on a variety of building projects, then latterly as a consultant and a solicitor specialising in commercial and contractual management and construction law. During this period Nigel has worked and acted for employers, architects, main contractors and specialist sub-contractors in providing quantity surveying, legal and commercial services on a wide range of construction projects operating under a variety of standard and non-standard contracts and sub-contracts. These have included shopping centres, commercial offices, leisure centres, underground stations, industrial facilities, refurbishment, prestige residential developments and social housing.

Nigel is conversant with the standard forms of contract (JCT, NEC, ICE, FIDIC, etc.,) and sub-contract currently in use in the building and civil engineering industries, together with the associated methods of measurement. Nigel also undertakes the vetting and drafting of contracts, contractual documentation, seminars, and provision of legal advice, mediation services and the overseeing of all aspects of dispute resolution including litigation. He is experienced in the resolution of both simple and complex contractual problems.

Not only does Nigel undertake appointments as an adjudicator, he is also a Chartered Arbitrator and a Mediator, who also represents clients across a variety of contentious and non-contentious construction matters. Nigel is available throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Internationally.

In addition, Nigel is a member of the RICS Construction and Dispute Resolution Faculties, The Law Society, the Chartered Institute of Building, the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a practising Adjudicator, being panel registered with the RICS, TeCSA, CIArb, RIBA, CIC, and UK Adjudicators, a Mediator and a mediation advocate.

Commercial services

  • Commercial advice
  • Seminars and training
  • Quantity surveying
  • Account management
  • Construction claims
  • Final accounts
  • Expert witness
  • Contract drafting, preparation, advice and negotiation

Dispute Avoidance & Resolution

  • Negotiations
  • Mediations
  • Conciliations
  • Expert determination
  • Adjudications
  • Arbitrations


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