Duncan Hughes-Phillips, Chief Executive Officer, Base Quantum
Duncan Hughes-Phillips is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Base Quantum Limited. Duncan is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor by profession and has acted as a Quantum Expert on matters ranging from £10,000.00 up to complex mega-disputes of £250 million and above. Duncan leads a Base team that is now approaching 70 professionals who provide Expert Witness, Dispute and non-contentious appointments.
Duncan regularly accepts instructions in relation to Adjudication, Litigation and Domestic and International Arbitrations and has provided oral testimony in Court, Arbitration and Adjudication (including remotely).
Duncan is an experienced Expert Witness with over 15 years of experience of providing written and oral testimony, described in Whos Who Legal as "”an excellent quantum expert” who is "very dedicated, extremely hardworking and on top of every detail"”, Duncan regularly works with Barristers and Solicitors ranging from small local domestic lawyers up to some of the world’s leading firms.
During his career, Duncan has developed clear ideas of how to work alongside this broad cross section of the legal industry, including a robust understanding of when and how it is acceptable to consider the opinions of instructing parties and other members of the legal team in developing ones opinion and when it is not.