FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. James Dow

First Name
James
Last Name
Dow
Website
Global Regions
East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Citizenship
Educational Qualifications
BSc(Hons) (Strathclyde) in Civil Engineering, MEng (Glasgow) in Soils and Structures,
LLM (Robert Gordon) in Construction Law and Arbitration
Professional qualifications
Chartered Engineer, Fellow of Institution of Civil Engineers, Fellow of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, Member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, European Engineer, Member of Society of Construction Law, Member of Adjudication Society.
Current employment status
Self-employed
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Environmental issues, Geotechnics and foundations, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Marine Civil Engineering, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Rock Anchors & grouting, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Languages
English
Present position
Principal Engineering and Management Consultant, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Dispute Resolution Expert, Mediator in private practice.
Positions held
International Engineering and Management Expert, Country Manager for International Engineering Consultant, Chief Resident Engineer.
Mediator
No
Dispute resolution experience
Key Experience in Arbitration (ICC Rules)
Provision of professional services to the Employer/Respondent: Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads [RNCMNR]
Contracts executed under the FIDIC Red Book
1. Contract 4R11, National Road DN6, Craiova to Dobreta,
2. Contract 4R12, National Road DN6, Craiova to Dobreta,
3. Contract BP02, Sibiu Bypass Motorway (Dispute with Consultant)
4. Contract 5R8 and 5R9, National Road DN1, Brasov to Sibiu,

Contracts executed under the FIDIC Yellow Book
5. Contract Motorway A2, Cernavoda to Medgidia,
6. Contract Constanta Bypass

Contracts executed under the FIDIC 1989, Revised 1992 Edition
7. Contract 4R2, National Road DN66, Petrosan to Sebes
8. Contract 4R5, National Road DN1C, Cluj to Dej

Provision of professional services to the Employer/(Respondent and Claimant): Romanian National Railway Company (CFR]
Contracts executed under the FIDIC 1989, Revised 1992 Edition
9. Campinea-Predeal Rehabilitation Contract


Key Experience in Adjudication
Provision of professional services to the Employer/Respondent: Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads [RNCMNR]
Contracts executed under the FIDIC Yellow Book
1. Contract 4R11, National Road DN6, Craiova to Dobreta, Lot 1,
2. Contract 4R12, National Road DN6, Craiova to Dobreta, Lot 2
3. Contract 4R13, National Road DN6, Craiova to Dobreta, Lot 3
4. Contract 4R14, National Road DN5, Buchuraest to Giurgiu,
5. Contract 4R15, National Road DN6, Dobreta to Lugoj, Lot 1,
6. Contract 4R16, National Road DN6, Dobreta to Lugoj, Lot 2
7. Contract 4R17, National Road DN6, Dobreta to Lugoj, Lot 3
8. Contract 4R18, National Road DN6, Dobreta to Lugoj Lot 4,
9. Contract 4R19, National Road DN6, Dobreta to Lugoj Lot 5,
10. Contract Lugoj Bypass

Contracts executed under the FIDIC Yellow Book
11. Contract 6R1, National Road DN79, Arad to Oradea
12. Contract 6R13, National Road DN18, Baia Mare - Iacobeni
13. Contract Constanta Bypass
14. Contract Motorway, Lugoj Deva Lot 3
15. Contract Motorway Nadlac Arad Lot 1
16. Contract Motorway Sibiu – Orestie Lot 1, km0+000 to km24+110
17. Contract Motorway A2, Medgidia to Constanta

Provision of professional services to the Employer/Respondent: Romanian National Railway Company [CFR]

Contracts executed under the FIDIC Red Book

18. Rehabilitation of the Railway Line Bucharest – Constanta, Section 1 Bucharest- Baneasa - Fundulea, Lot 2


Adjudication under Malaysian Contract Conditions

1. Appointed Adjudicator for 17No disputes between contracting parties on major highway construction projects in Malaysia.

Key Experience in Dispute Resolution Expertise (DRE)
Provision of professional services to the Employer: Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads [RNCMNR]
Contracts executed under the FIDIC Red Book
1. Contracts 5R1, 5R2, 5R3, National Road DN66

Contracts executed under the FIDIC 1989, Revised 1992 Edition

2. Contract 4R6A, National Road DN17
3. Contract 4R10
Country(ies)
India, Iraq, Kuwait, Malawi, Malaysia, Pakistan, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Other panel listings
Dispute Resolution Foundation Key Expert
Publications
 The East Kilbride Expressway”, The Institution of Municipal Engineers. 1978. Joint paper presented in conjunction with A Elder and A MacArthur.
 “Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coated Reinforcement”. In-house monograph prepared in conjunction with G Wright. 1992.
 “Reinforced Earth Retaining Walls”. In-house monograph prepared in conjunction with D Munro 1992.
 “Particularities of Reinforced Concrete in the Middle East”. Presented at Qatar University. 1993.
 “Civil Engineering in Public Works”. Presented at Qatar University. 1994.
 Examples of Multiple Uses of Geotextiles in Construction, Geosint 2002, Romanian Association of Geosynthetics, Bucharest University of Technology & Construction, 2002
 ICE and FIDIC Forms of Contract and Workshops – IESIS January 2014
Reviewer for ICE Journals: Civil Engineering; Bridge Engineering; Forensic Engineering; Management , Procurement and Law; Engineering History and Heritage
Speaker at seminars and conferences on various topics concerned with construction law and dispute resolution.
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