FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. David Loosemore

First Name
Last Name
Global Regions
East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Educational Qualifications
Parts 1 & 2 of the Institution of Civil Engineers’ direct (degree equivalent) examinations (UK)
Professional qualifications
Chartered Engineer, CEng (United Kingdom), 1973
Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, FICE (United Kingdom)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, MCIArb (United Kingdom)
Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, FCInstCES (United Kingdom)
Current employment status
Consultant, Managing Director of David Loosemore Limited
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Environmental issues, Geotechnics and foundations, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Irrigation and Land Reclamation, Metro railway and stations, Pipelines, Power / Energy, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Present position
Consultant & self-employed independent practitioner.
Positions held
Associate Director within the Arup Project Management group, London office. Design, supervision and management of civil and building engineering works, in the U.K. and overseas, including experience as expert witness, design team leader on the new high speed Channel Tunnel Rail Link (HS1), project manager and principal contracts advisor engaged particularly on roads, bridges, railways, airports, energy recovery facilities from waste, wastewater treatment plants, wind farms, landfill sites, derelict and/or contaminated sites and PFI projects, 1976-2006.

Resident Engineer (Structures) for a 7.5km long section of the M25 Motorway contract around London for the Department of Transport, Eastern Road Construction Unit, 1973-1976.

Trainee Railway Engineer progressing to Senior Engineer with London Transport Executive (now London Underground), 1963-1973.
Senior Vice President of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (InstCES) (President Elect 2015)
Former Chairman (2006-2009) of the ICE Dispute Resolution Panel (DRP).

Former Chairman (2007-2011) of the Editorial Panel for the ICE ‘Management, Procurement and Law’ Journal launched in February 2007.

Vice Chairman of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (InstCES) Contracts and Dispute Resolution Panel.
Chairman of the ICE Law and Contract Management Exam Committee (LCMEC)
Member of the Adjudication Society (Treasurer of the London Branch).

Member of Arbrix (a forum established by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, RICS, for discussion of matters on dispute avoidance/resolution).

Supporting Member of the Society of Construction Arbitrators (SCA).

Member of the ICE Conciliation & Adjudication Review Panel (CARP).

Former member (2003-2005) of the ICE Arbitration Advisory Panel (AAP).

Former member (1996-1999) of the ICE Conciliation and Adjudication Advisory Panel (CAA
Dispute resolution experience
Acted as conciliator, mediator and adjudicator in ADR references under JCT, ICE and ECC Forms of Contract, on 60+ occasions.
Party representative in amicable settlement negotiations.
Acted as member of a three-person Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) under FIDIC Forms of Contract on three occasions in the last three years.
Acted as the sole member of a DAB/DB under FIDIC/MDB Forms of Contract on six occasions in the last three years.
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, France, Jordan, Lesotho, Moldova, Mozambique, Oman, Romania, South Africa, Tanzania, United Republic of
Other panel listings
Various articles on legal and contractual issues in Arup Group practice note publications, and as a member of the ICE Conciliation and Adjudication Advisory Panel, the publication of the ICE Adjudication Procedure, 1997 and the ICE Conciliation Procedure, 1999.
Paper entitled “The Use of Dispute Boards - Practical Experience” presented at the FIDIC Contracts Conference on 5 October 2007, London.