City University, BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, 1983
Chartered Engineer, 1987
Member, Institution of Civil Engineers
Fellow, Geological Society
Nick Huband is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over thirty-five years of experience in building and civil engineering works in the United Kingdom. Areas of particular interest include structural timber and masonry, earth retaining structures and tree root induced subsidence issues. He has maintained over many years a close interest in historic and vernacular materials and methods of construction and has advised on works to a number of historic buildings including Grade 1 listed buildings in the UK and a medieval bridge in Azerbaijan.
Nick has prepared Expert opinions on a wide spectrum of issues for use in dispute resolution proceedings. He has advised on a variety of matters including flood damage, historic and modern cladding systems, collapses of a number of structures, subsidence and heave problems, and waterproofing failures in basements and car parks. Nick has also advised on a number of more esoteric issues including the sequence of events of a WW2 aerial bomb attack on an industrial building and damage to buildings as a result of longwall mining subsidence. Nick has given Expert evidence in Court on many occasions.