UK-based Probyn Miers joins international consultancy HKA

11 August 2020 2 min. read
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Specialist engineering consultancy Probyn Miers has been purchased by global professional services firm HKA. The move will greatly enhance HKA’s expert witness service offering, increasing its expert witnesses by around 140.

Christopher Miers, founder of Probyn Miers, said, "Probyn Miers shares a vision with HKA for providing expert advice and analysis at the highest level. To bring together outstanding engineering and architecture experts all under one roof enables us to lead the international field of coordinated construction expertise and to provide a multi-disciplinary team of strength and depth which aligns with our industry's progressive globalisation of project delivery."

Probyn Miers was founded in 1998. Its team of experts specialise in engineering and construction related disputes on projects across a broad range of sectors including commercial, energy, transportation infrastructure, residential and high-rise towers, international airports, hospitality, and other complex building types – working from offices in London and Dubai.

UK-based Probyn Miers joins international consultancy HKA

The consultancy works for a wide range of clients comprising government entities, contractors, developers, insurers, architects and lawyers. The firm brings to HKA expertise from projects in Africa, Asia, Australasia, South America, the Caribbean, Russia, China, the Middle East as well as throughout Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

HKA Chief Business Development Officer Toby Hunt said, "With HKA employing over 360 technical subject-matter experts, the addition of the Probyn Miers team will significantly enhance our expert witness service offering. It will also further complement our unique, multidisciplinary service that combines quantum, engineering and architecture, delay, disruption, damages and digital, putting us in a unique position to provide clients with a best in class one-stop solution on their projects.”

Headquartered in London, HKA has taken its expert witness headcount to over 500 with the arrival of Probyn Miers, in addition to the more than 500 advisors and consultants already in its organisation. Spread across 47 offices in 19 countries, the firm provides clients in the construction, manufacturing, process and technology industries with consulting, expert and advisory services.