Gill Hunt

I ‘ve been acting as an independent expert witness in IT and Technology disputes for over 20 years. Alongside my expert practice I keep my technical skills and industry experience up to date through a range of projects, most recently by developing and publishing several Apps for archaeologists.

Live experience of project management, procurement, infrastructure, systems admin, development, testing and support, combined with my previous career with major Information Technology vendors, means I can see the ‘IT problem’ from both client and supplier points of view.

My industry sector experience includes Retail, Finance, Manufacturing, Construction, Telecommunications, Media, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Police, Defence, Local & Central Government and organisations from all these sectors have featured in disputes that I’ve advised on.

The one common feature is that all clients need a clear and objective view of the issues that have caused a project or contract to fail. My role is to provide that view and present the issues in clear, accessible terms so that you and your legal team can concentrate on looking for the best commercial options in a dispute. I have experience in the Technology and Construction Court, Court of Session and arbitrations on disputes from £100k websites to £500M outsourcing contracts and everything in between. I’ve also advised on disputes involving intellectual property, copyright and patents.

I’m a member of the Academy of Experts , British Computer Society and the Society for Computers and Law

a most impressive witness who gave her evidence in a careful and measured fashion

Lord Bannatyne, Court of Session, Edinburgh

Gill is very robust and balanced in her views. We have put her in front of clients with an IT background and those without and she has adapted her style accordingly. She instills confidence and puts the client at ease

Gowling WLG

We have used Gill to support our clients as an expert on a number of major programmes and matters over the years.  We value her independence, objectivity, insight and pragmatism hugely.  Our clients feedback is always, Gill knows what she is talking about – a real, and dare I say it, rare expert.

Clive Seddon, Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP

Gill has for many years been the go-to expert in many of the highest-value and most complex information technology disputes in England and Wales.

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For more details of my skills and experience please take a look at my LinkedIn profile , contact me for an up to date CV or give me a call to discuss your requirements.

email: ghunt@huntlancaster.co.uk

telephone: 07808 062680

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