FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Christopher  Miers

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: United Kingdom

  www.probyn-miers.com

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • North Africa
  • Caribbean

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 4th Ed 2006

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Technical expert
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Expert witness

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Airports - terminals and support
  • Airports - other
  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Building services - water
  • Construction law
  • Energy & Power - Nuclear Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - other
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects
  • Failure investigations
  • Technical issues

Short summary experiences

Christopher Miers is Chartered Architect, Chartered Arbitrator, Mediator, Adjudicator and a Dispute Board Member, qualified both as an architect and in construction law. He is the CEO of ‘Probyn Miers’, the leading team in the UK in Forensic Analysis and International Dispute Avoidance and Resolution with offices in London and Dubai. Founder in 1998 of Probyn Miers, the UK’s leading consultancy of specialist architects in dispute avoidance and resolution, with offices in London and Dubai. Probyn Miers has been appointed on over 1200 domestic and international projects. Past Visiting Professor at Peking University School of Transnational Law and visiting lecturer at Universities in UK, lecturing on international Mediation and Dispute Resolution. Extensive experience as Arbitrator and Adjudicator in over 125 construction disputes. Experienced Mediator in over 50 mediations. Extensive experience as Expert Witness in over 250 cases in arbitration, litigation, mediation and adjudication, including ICC Tribunal expert and Single Joint Expert appointments. His advisory and dispute resolution roles have covered a wide range of multi-disciplined building and infrastructure projects worldwide. Particular technical expertise includes: -Complex technical engineering and construction coordination between civil engineering, structure, MEP and architectural design. -Quality of construction, materials and workmanship, including nuclear facilities. -Delay and disruption; extensions of time; suitability and timing of design information; programming; preparation and issue of construction information. -Interpretation of contractual obligations. -Taking Over and completion of the works. -Project design and construction - all forms, including associated infrastructure; power station; hospitals/medical & laboratory; high-rise/tower buildings; international airports; international hotels; sports and leisure; urban regeneration, civil works, national heritage buildings; retail and housing

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: CEO, Probyn Miers, International Construction ADR
Previous positions:

Experience

  • Arbitrator or Adjudicator in excess of 125 construction references
  • Mediator in excess of 50 construction disputes
  • Expert Witness in excess of 250 construction disputes

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
  • Past President (International)
  • Chairman (past)
  • Society of Construction Law
  • United Kingdom.
  • Joint Contracts Tribunal
  • RIBA Representative.
  • Chairman
  • CIC Appeals Tribunal.
  • Member
  • RIBA Appeals Panel

Panel listings

  • FIDIC President's List
  • CIArb Arbitrator & Adjudicator
  • RIBA Arbitrator
  • Adjudicator & Mediator
  • CEDR Panel Mediator
  • RICS Dispute Board Member & Adjudicator
  • CIC Adjudicator
  • CIOB Adjudicator

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Chartered Architect
  • UK
  • Chartered Arbitrator
  • UK
  • Accredited Mediator (CEDR Panel Member )
  • UK
  • Fellow
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • UK
  • Member
  • Royal Institute of British Architects
  • UK
  • DIAC Arbitrator
  • UAE