“Got any Commercial problems or disputes ? I can not recommend Jon highly enough. We have used him a few times this year on complex commercial claims – superb and a nose for fine detail. Will use again without question when needed !!”

— MARK COIA MANAGING DIRECTOR AT MABEY BRIDGE – TUBULARS (Leading international manufacturing group).

“Jon defended us in an adjudication in 2010. Despite it being a difficult case to defend and being up against tight deadlines, Jon managed the whole process including organising experts reports, witness statements and writing our defence arguments. This thankfully resulted in a 100% successful outcome for us and I would not hesitate to use him again in the future”

— ADELE LOCK – MANAGING DIRECTOR OF EDENGATE BESPOKE HOMES

“Jon has provided contract law and dispute resolution support services during the last 8-10 years covering a wide range of manufacturing and construction related industries. Always the professional, Jon always provides sound dependable advice”

— DIANE BOON – BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

“I worked with Jon in the negotiation of detailed points of law relating to a high net worth commercial contract. I found Jon to be a professional, practical and knowledgeable negotiator and would not hesitate to recommend him”

— MARIA DEUS – SENIOR CONSULTANT AT HILL INTERNATIONAL, INC

“I have worked with Jon on Media City Studios project for the BBC in Salford for nearly a year and a half. My association with him involved developing impacted project programmes due to delays, while Jon compiled and managed the Claims. From my experience I can positively say that he was fundamental in bringing about one of the most successful outcomes of claims at MCUK”

— SYED ARIF HUSSAIN – M&E PLANNING MANAGER AT ROTARY NORTH WEST LTD

“I worked with Jon on a multi-million pound settlement of a major contractors delay & disruption case at the London 2012 Olympic Games. I found Jon to be a professional, proactive and highly knowledgeable director. He was not only a major benefit to the success of the project but also to my career progression. I would work with Jon again in the future and hope to do so.”

— KARL LOCKHART – QUANTITY SURVEYOR AT ARROW INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

“BDAS exceeded – by an insurmountable margin – a more than successful and respectable result compared to a Solicitor, whilst completing the task in what I would consider to be a minimum reasonable timescale – all in all, a very good job was done, in a short period of time, at a low rate.”

— JUDGE HIGGINS – MANCHESTER COUNTY COURT 12/10/12.

“I met Jon about 5 years ago when I was employed as divisional commercial manager for a medium size Contractor specialising in the installation of Overheads catenary in the railway industry. Jon was approached to provide assistance with putting together a large claim on a multi-disciplinary project. Jon was very conscientious and very professional in his approach and provided good sound advice from the outset (strategy) to completion. Whilst initially rejected, we eventually won the claim”.

— MR N. NOYER, SENIOR MANAGER AT GARDINER & THEOBALD FAIRWAY.

“I’ve instructed Jon for over 10 years – when he was part of JR Knowles and later when he set up as Managing Director of Building Dispute Advice Services. During this period I was Managing Director of a specialist clean air systems company and later Managing Director of Brett Landscaping & Building Materials – one of the UK’s largest independent construction products manufacturers and suppliers. During this time Jon has handled our contract drafting and advice services and has been involved in providing practical legal & contractual advice to resolve disputes. Jon is invaluable due to his knowledge, experience and a problem given to him is invariably a problem solved. I would have no hesitation to recommend Jon, or his firms services, to any others thinking of instructing him”.

— CHRIS DROOGAN

“We interviewed most of the large construction claims companies and out of all of them, BDAS were the only ones who understood our problems and had come armed with specific solutions”.

— BRIAN MCGINNIS OF BDA (One of country’s leading specialist private hospital design & build developers).

“BDAS provide big city services at small city prices”.

— JOHN FRY OF ELEC-TRACK INSTALLATIONS (Specialist train track construction and refurbishment company).

“We were delighted to win our first adjudication 100% with BDAS’s help and would have no hesitation in recommending them to others”.

— IAN PROVOST QS OF E & M BRENNAN LTD (North West specialist ground workers).

“Jon is consistent in giving us good advice; whatever the circumstances he makes time for us”.

— MALCOLM BARNES DIRECTOR OF ER CONTRACTORS LTD (Specialist North West concreting firm).

“I get the same good advice from Jon, as from my barrister – just at a cheaper cost!”.

— JOHN BALDERSTONE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ROTARY (YORKSHIRE) LTD (One of the Country’s main mechanical & Electrical contractors).

“Jon did an excellent job and I instructed everyone in my team to learn from him”

— MARY O’MALLEY COMMERCIAL MANAGER OF TAYLOR WOODROW CONSTRUCTION (Leading construction group).

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