FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. Christopher Miers

First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Miers
Global Regions
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Citizenship
British
Educational Qualifications
BA Hons., University of Bristol
Dip. Architecture, University of Bristol
MSc (Construction Law & Arbitration), Kings College, London
Dip. International Commercial Arbitration,
CIArb at Keble College, Oxford
Professional qualifications
Chartered Architect
Chartered Arbitrator
Accredited Mediator
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom.
Member, Royal Institute of British Architects
Arbitrator Member, Society of Construction Arbitrators, United Kingdom.
Freeman and Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Arbitrators.
Fellow, Dispute Board Federation.
Member, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation.
Member, Academy of Experts.
Current employment status
Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator, Dispute Board Member, Architect.
Particular technical expertise
Languages
English
Present position
Managing Director, Probyn Miers Ltd
Positions held
Chairman (past), Society of Construction Law, United Kingdom.
Joint Founder Member, Construction Contracts Mediators Group.
RIBA representative, Joint Contracts Tribunal.
Board Member & Chair, International Training, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation.
Chairman, CIC Appeals Tribunal.
Member, RIBA Appeals Panel .
Court Member, Worshipful Company of Arbitrators
Hon.Sec & Treasurer, Society of Construction Arbitrators
Mediator
Yes
Dispute resolution experience
Arbitrator or Adjudicator in excess of 100 construction references under institutional and ad hoc procedures on issues of Quality of construction, Extensions of time, Payment, Design, Completion and Taking Over, and Professional Fees. These disputes include main contract, subcontract and professional services disputes.
Mediator in over 25 construction disputes, including Employer-Contractor and Employer-Consultant disputes.
Expert witness, including ICC Tribunal expert, in over 200 disputes.
Appointed on disputes in Africa, Caribbean, CIS, Europe, Middle East
Country(ies)
Other panel listings
Publications
Books:
Architect’s Legal Handbook, publ. Architectural Press. Contributor, 8th & 9th Editions (Guide to Mediation).
Protocol for Determining Extensions of time and Compensation for Delay and Disruption, publ. SCL. Contributor.
"Hospital Design Guide (main entrances)", publ. HMSO & NHS Estates, Author.
Hospital Design Guide (day nurseries), publ. HMSO & NHS Estates; Author.
Kirtipur, Nepal , publ. Araxus Books, Contributor (Newari House).

Articles:
Presented numerous seminars and training workshops on construction dispute resolution issues, including FIDIC contracts, Dispute Boards, Adjudication and Expert evidence in Abu Dhabi, Brazil, Dubai, Kosovo, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom.
"The Use of Adjudication DRBs", article, DRBF Forum magazine.
"Changing legal landscape", article, CES Construction Law Review.
"Investigation of defects", article, Construction Law Journal.
“El uso de la adjudicación en el Reino Unido”, Arbitraje y resolución de controversias, Tecniberia
“Benefit from a Dispute Resolution Board on your Project” article for Perspective
“DABs and DRBs: a comparison and commentary”. DRBF Forum magazine.
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