FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. Nigel Grout

First Name
Last Name
Global Regions
Europe & Central Asia, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Educational Qualifications
CIArb Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration - Pepperdine University, USA;
Diploma in Quantity Surveying - Croydon College, UK
Professional qualifications
Accredited Construction Adjudicator - CIArb ;
Approved Dispute Adjudicator - FIDIC ;
Accredited Expert Determiner - Academy of Experts
Current employment status
Adjudicator, Dispute Board Member, Arbitrator, Expert Determiner, Quantum/Claims Expert and Practising Quantity Surveyor
Particular technical expertise
Hydro projects, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Marine Civil Engineering, Metro railway and stations, Pipelines, Power / Energy, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Present position
Available for appointments worldwide and willing to travel as required.
Positions held
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2007);
Fellow, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (2007);
Fellow, Dispute Board Federation (2013);
Member, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (2005);
Member, Society of Construction Law (2006);
Member, Adjudication Society (2010);
Member, Association for Consultancy and Engineering (2008).
Assessor for expert determination course run by the Academy of Experts (2010)
Dispute resolution experience
Acted as party representative in approx. 25nr construction adjudications;
Sole member DAB on major pipeline in Czech Republic;
Member of 3 person adhoc DAB for power project in Albania;
Member of 3 person standing DAB for marine project in Romania;
Sole Member DAB for new motorway in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
Party appointed quantum expert in arbitrations in United Kingdom, India and Romania;
Numerous appointments as lead advisor in claims preparation/defense.
In depth knowledge and understanding of international dispute boards practice and procedure
Other panel listings
FIDIC President’s List of Dispute Adjudicators; Dubai International Arbitration Centre – Expert; Construction Industry Council – Registered Adjudicator; Dispute Board Federation – Professional Dispute Board Member; Member or listed arbitrator with LCIA (London), CRCICA (Cairo), Danish Arbitration, Mauritius Court of Arbitration and Qatar International Centre for Arbitration; Academy of Experts – Qualified Dispute Resolver.
Paper for DRBF Regional Conference on the practical aspects of obtaining informal advice and opinions from a DAB (2010);
Presented various training seminars for the DRBF on Dispute Boards and the FIDIC contracts (2013).
Article in ‘World Highways’ magazine on minimizing construction disputes by a wider use of ‘standing’ dispute boards (2013)