FIDIC Adjudicators Search - Mr. John Wright

First Name
Last Name
Global Regions
East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Residence
United Kingdom
Educational Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts (Law), St John's College, Cambridge; Master of Arts (Law).
Professional qualifications
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Mediator accredited by Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
Adjudicator accredited by Technology & Construction Solicitors’ Association
Fellow, Dispute Board Federation
Current employment status
Particular technical expertise
Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Geotechnics and foundations, Hydro projects, Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges, Irrigation and Land Reclamation, Manufacturing and Process Plant, Marine Civil Engineering, Metro railway and stations, Metals and Mining, Natural gas and LNG Facilities, Pipelines, Power / Energy, Road and Storm water Defence Works, Rock Anchors & grouting, Tunnels and Shafts, Waste Treatment and Pumping Plant
Present position
Partner, Goodman Derrick LLP, London, United Kingdom.
Positions held
Chair, Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2011 to date)
Co-Chair, International Construction Projects Section, International Bar Association (2012)
Freeman, Worshipful Company of Arbitrators (1999)
Member, Adjudication Society (2004)
Member, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (2005)
Member, Society of Construction Law (1997)
Member, Society of Construction Arbitrators (1999)
Particular technical expertise
Legal and Contract Interpretation.
Power and Utilities (particularly energy from waste plants).
Civil Engineering
Dispute resolution experience
Acted as party representative in dozens of disputes in Court proceedings, arbitration, adjudication, mediation and dispute boards.

Has acted as Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator and Dispute Board Member in some 45 disputes, including industrial plants, gas storage facilities, land fill sites, energy from waste plants, road construction, contaminated land, dams, mineral extraction plants, marine defences and other civil engineering projects; commercial developments, hotels and retail centres.
Other panel listings
Numerous articles and presentations on legal and contractual issues including time bar issues, disclosure, mediation.
Article entitled "Mediation and Dispute Boards" published in the November 2009 edition of "Management, Procurement and Law" (ICE Publication).