FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. Ben Beaumont

First Name
Ben
Last Name
Beaumont
Global Regions
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Citizenship
Educational Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Estate Management 1985
Barrister-at-Law (Bar Finals), London 1978
Professional qualifications
Chartered Arbitrator
Fellow, Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member, Association of Consulting Engineers
Fellow, Dispute Board Federation
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
Barrister, England and Wales, Northern Ireland,
Current employment status
Independent Dispute Adjudication Board Member
Particular technical expertise
Lawyer
Languages
English
Present position
Independent Practioner
Positions held
Founder, Chairman Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration 1996
Co-sponsor with Law Association of Zambia and International Trade centre, ITC, of Zambia Arbitration Act 2002
Member of Marriott Committee tasked to Draft Arbitration Act of England and Wales.
Member, Honourable Society of Inner Temple,
Member, London Court of International Arbitration,
Chairman, Arbitration Club
Chairman Elect, Adjudication Society
Member, Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand
Member, TECBAR
Member, Legal Services and Dispute Resolution Group The CityUnited Kingdom
Member, UNCITRAL WG VI Expert Group for Preparation of Draft Legislative Guide on Secured Transactions 2005-2007
Member, UNCITRAL WG II Arbitration and Conciliation 2002
Member, UNCITRAL WG VI Security Interests 2005
Member, UNCITRAL WG I Procurement 2007
Member, UNCITRAL WG III On line Dispute Resolution 2010
Member, UNCITRAL WG IV Insolvency 200
Member, ITC Working Group, preparation draft: Perishable Goods; Joint Venture Contracts
Past Council Member Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators 1982-1999
Past Executive Committee Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Past Chairman, Public Relations Committee, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Founder and Chairman, Society Construction Law, Hong Kong Branch
Founder and Chairman, Thames Valley Branch, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Past Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Past Member Asian Branch Committee, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Instructed by the Hong Kong Government to represent Hong Kong at WTO meetings in Singapore
Member, Association for Consultancy and Engineering
Mediator
Yes
Dispute resolution experience
As Arbitrator, more than 168 disputes, of which 88 were construction references under institutional and ad hoc procedures. More than 100 were international. Main contract, sub-contract and professional services disputes up to US$98 Million.
Served as party appointed member, sole arbitrator and chairman, under UNCITRAL, CIETAC and ad Hoc Procedures.
Drafted Rules for Administration of Secular affairs of Ismaili Group of HH the Aga Khan. Considerable experience in drafting arbitration clauses and arbitration agreements.
As Adjudicator more than 14 disputes of which 5 international as member of a Dispute Adjudication Board and the balance under the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.
Drafted contractual provisions and bespoke procedures for dispute boards.
As Mediator involved in more than 20 international engineering disputes of which all were settled as a result of mediation.
As Party Representative acting as legal counsel in negotiating ad hoc construction joint venture agreements, and amending FIDIC suite of contracts and acting as counsel in arbitration hearings on a variety of matters. Acting as negotiator in a variety of construction related disputes and differences.
Country(ies)
Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, Zambia
Other panel listings
Publications
Arbitration and Rent Review, third edition; new work in preparation 2013 RIBA Publications Commentary on Chinese Arbitration Act (joint) Chinese Maritime Law and Arbitration (joint) Chinese International Commercial Arbitration (joint) Practical Arbitration, Estates Gazette, new work in preparation 2014 RIBA Publications FIDIC Red Book an Review; new work in preparation 2013 RIBA Publications Arbitration in England and Wales; in preparation 2013 RIBA Publications
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