FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. John Gordon Rees

First Name
John Gordon
Last Name
Global Regions
East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Educational Qualifications
BSc (Engineering), London
Professional qualifications
Courses in arbitration and construction law and ICE, United Kingdom adjudication training, Fellow Institution of Civil Engineers
FCIArb and member of ICE List of Adjudicators.
Current employment status
Particular technical expertise
Building and Civil Engineering, Geotechnics and foundations, Hydro projects, Marine Civil Engineering, Pipelines, Power / Energy, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Present position
Consultant, Brian Pyle Associates, since 1999
Positions held
Consultant, Brian Pyle Associates, providing adjudication, mediation and expert witness services. Consultant to BB&V for contracts, arbitration and DRB advice including the following FIDIC contracts: Cairo Wastewater Scheme; several contracts for tunnels and treatment works; Ghazi Barotha Hydropower Project, Pakistan; contracts for civil and M&E works, barrage, canal and power station; Bombay Sewerage scheme; tunnels and pumping stations.

Associate, Head of Contracts Department, Binnie & Partners, 1985 - 1999; advising on all aspects of contracts including preparation, negotiation of claims, decisions and arbitration. Contracts covered all water, wastewater, river, hydroelectric

Binnie & Partners: Senior Engineer/Contract Administrator, 1974-1985: pipeline and water supply schemes and water treatment works.

Designer and Engineer, Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, 1962 -1974; motorway bridges, hydroelectric, dam and port works.

Member, ICE Conditions of Contract Standing Joint Committee.
Dispute resolution experience
Extensive experience in writing Engineer's Decisions under FIDIC and United Kingdom contracts.
Appointed expert witness on a number of occasions.
Advised on preparation of presentation to DRB for three major disputes under FIDIC 4the Edition, November 1999.
Adjudicator (ICE appointed) for a number of disputes since March 2000.
Member DAB under FIDIC EPC Contract, 2003.
Other panel listings
Author (with M.R. Ludlow) of "Engineer's Role under FIDIC Standard Conditions of Contract"; International Business Lawyer, November 1992.
Author (with A.C. Twort) of "Civil Engineering: Project Management", 4th Edition; Elsevier, 2004