FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

John  Papworth

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: United Kingdom

  www.johnpapworth.com

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • East Asia
  • Pacific
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Caribbean

Languages spoken

  • English

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other contract experience

  • FIDIC 4th edition Red Book
  • FIDIC Orange Book

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert

Technical expertise

  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Building services - water
  • Building services - Communications
  • Building services - other
  • Civil Engineering - Site Investigation
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Land Drainage & Dewatering
  • Civil Engineering - River & Flood Control
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - Retaining Walls
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Chemical Engineering - other
  • Coastal engineering
  • Construction law
  • Cost engineering (QS)
  • Defence
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Geotechnics and foundations
  • Energy & Power - Fossil Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Nuclear Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Hydro Systems
  • Energy & Power - Geothermal Systems
  • Energy & Power - CHP and district Heating
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Marine and ports
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Infrastructure Engineering and Maintenance
  • Rail - Signalling and Communications
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Rock A
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects

Short summary experiences

As Adjudicator and Dispute Board Member, experience of disputes in building and civil work in UK, Eastern Europe, East and Southern Africa, East Asia and Middle East - roads, water schemes, power stations value of projects into tens of millions USD, disputes up to several millions of USD As Arbitrator, building dispute in UK and prestige building in Middle East - project values in tens of millions of USD and several millions of USD for dispute values As advisor, claims advice and preparation on power stations in UK, Mainland Europe, East and Southern Africa, South-East Asia - project values into hundreds of millions of USD, claim values into tens of millions of USD - the number or power stations if quite low, because they last for years - hydro-electric, CCGT, diesel, geothermal, CHP, coal-fired, nuclear

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position:
Previous positions: Legal and Contracts Executive with Consultancy 1988-1991, Project QS Team Leader with Concultancy 1986-1988, Senior QS in International Contractor's Contracts Department 1981-1986, Senior QS then Chief QS of Special Projects Division of Contractor 1979-1981, Contracts and Claims Advisor with International Consultancy 1978, Manager and Consultant with regional contractors 1977-1978, Senior then Chief QS with contractor in Ghana 1975-1977, QS with contractor 1971-1975, Assistant QS with contractor 1969-1971,

Experience

  • Dispute Board Chairman or Member on 29 occasions - Eastern Europe
  • East and Southern Africa
  • East Asia
  • Middle East - highways
  • flood protection
  • consultancy agreement
  • general civil work
  • building
  • Arbitrator or Co-Arbitrator on two occasions - UK and Middle East
  • Adjudicator on about 20 occasions - UK - railway
  • civil works
  • power stations
  • building
  • Expert Determination on one occasion - power station
  • Middle East
  • Mediator on two occasions - building and mining
  • Preparation of
  • and defence toclaims - building and civil work
  • process
  • nuclear

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
  • Adjudication Society
  • ICE - Companion Member
  • Society of Construction Law
  • ICC Institute of World Business Law
  • Association of Forensic and Advanced Valuation Executives
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • Oil and Gas Branch of Arbitration Club
  • Institute of Chemical Engineers - Associate Fellow

Panel listings

  • FIDIC President's List of Adjudicators
  • ICE Register of Dispute Resolution Professionals
  • Resolex Panel of Mediators

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • FRICS
  • international
  • CArb
  • FCIArb
  • international
  • FCInstCES
  • international
  • FACostE
  • international