Why Base?/What makes Base different? I saw an advertisement for an apprentice quantity surveyor at Base on LinkedIn and, as I had recently completed a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, I thought this role would be well
Why Base? I got to know Duncan whilst working in the building reception of Aldwych House. He was kind enough to invite me to the Christmas parties in the years prior to starting at Base, so I got to know both him and the existing staff and loved the family feel of the company.
Why Base? I decided I needed a change of career path and was yearning to work for a larger, specialist, highly-regarded consultancy. I wanted to be exposed to bigger, international projects and disputes and become part of a diverse team, with a great mix of different ages and
Tell us about your background. I graduated with a Law degree from the University of Warwick in 2019 and completed the Legal Practice Course MSc at the University of Law, London in 2020. I am due to start my training contract with an international commercial law firm in London
Why Base? Base provides a great variety of work and with that comes valuable experience. For example, I could be working with a contractor, a local authority and a barrister on three different projects in the same week. The high quality and varied skillset of our team also provides
Why Base? After completing my Masters in Construction Law and Dispute resolution at King’s College London, I met with Duncan. His passion with regards to the business, its direction and its people, convinced me that it would be a good space to develop my career. One thing I’ve learnt during my years in the industry is that it is good to be in a place where there is growth, to allow you to grow alongside the business, and Base Quantum allows that.
Why Base? I have several ex-colleagues that now work at Base Quantum and I liked what they told me about the company culture. Where did you work previously? I worked for HKA for the past 7 years with a number of excellent experts and had the opportunity to travel and relocate abroad for a while.
Why Base? I returned to the UK from the Middle East in 2016 and, having interviewed for a number of different organisations, met with Duncan. He had some radical ideas for my career and a relaxed but can-do approach to business. Having previously worked for very rigid, corporate organisations, I was excited and refreshed by the shift in mindset.
Why Base? Base has a growing Forensic Expert Witness team with an excellent reputation at home and abroad. Once I was offered the chance to join, it was an easy decision to make. What were you doing previously? I’ve previously worked in Nottingham and London, advising main contractors and specialist subcontractors.
Why Base? I had recently relocated from Greece and was looking for job opportunities in the UK. Base was a fast-growing company with an international presence, and I felt that it was a good space for somebody with experience outside of the UK.