FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. David Brown

First Name
Last Name
Global Regions
Country Residence
Educational Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Anthropology, University College, London (1977-80); English law conversion courses, Newcastle Polytechnic (1980-82)
Visiting Lecturer, Institute of Construction Management, University of Stuttgart
Professional qualifications
UK qualification: Solicitor – England & Wales (1985)
French qualification: Avocat (1992)
Member of FIDIC French national list of adjudicators
Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law
Founding/Board Member, International Construction Law Association
Current employment status
Solicitor/Partner, Clyde & Co LLP
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Hydro projects, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Lawyer, Manufacturing and Process Plant, Natural gas and LNG Facilities, Pipelines, Power / Energy
Present position
Solicitor, Avocat, Arbitrator and Expert in private practice
Positions held
Partner with Clyde & Co since 2010; Founding and Managing Partner of Paris Office of Shadbolt LLP (1999 – 2010); Herbert Smith (1985 – 1999); Slaughter & May (1982 – 85)
Dispute resolution experience
Thirty years of experience as arbitrator, expert and counsel in international commercial disputes, mostly relating to construction. Many cases have arisen under FIDIC-based contracts and have involved DAB and/or ICC arbitration proceedings.
Albania, Algeria, Angola, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Lithuania, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Republic of, Gambia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Yemen, Serbia
Other panel listings
Numerous articles on dispute resolution-related topics, particularly with respect to dispute boards and arbitration
Regular speaker at seminars and conferences on various topics concerned with construction law and dispute resolution, particularly FIDIC Users' conferences and the annual ICC/FIDIC joint conference.