FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Frederic  Gillion

  Country of residence: Singapore

  Citizenship: French


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • East Asia
  • Pacific
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Central Asia
  • North Africa
  • Sub Sahara Africa

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Model Joint Venture (Consortium) Agreement 2ND Edition (2017)

Specialist contract experience

  • Construction Subcontract, 1st. Ed. 2011

Other contract experience

  • FIDIC Red Book 1987

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Expert witness

Technical expertise

  • Construction law
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects

Short summary experiences

Frédéric Gillion is a partner within Pinsent Masons' Construction Advisory & Disputes team. Dually qualified (Solicitor in England and Wales / Avocat Paris Bar), he has extensive experience of dispute boards proceedings and also acts as Expert in ICC Expertise Proceedings. Over his 20-year long career, Frédéric has advised on all aspects of construction projects, including as counsel in dispute board, expertise and arbitration proceedings, and provided legal support on live construction projects in a wide range of construction sectors, including general infrastructure, transport (motorway, rail, metro, bus corridor projects), water and wastewater, and energy (oil & gas, nuclear, hydro, wind farms, biomass, and solar projects).

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: No

Employment status:
Present position: Partner, Pinsent Masons MPillay (Singapore)
Previous positions: Partner - Pinsent Masons (Paris/London), Partner - Fenwick Elliott (London),


  • Delay and disruption claims on ITER nuclear project in France
  • Variation claims on a nuclear power station in Belgium
  • Extension of time claims and taking-over issues on a biomass power plant in France
  • Defects claims affecting on-shore wind farms in France
  • Several termination cases on motorway projects in Eastern Europe
  • Central Asia and Africa
  • Extension of time and variation claims on a solar power plant project in Zambia
  • Extension of time and prolongation costs claims on a metro project in Vietnam
  • Payment and taking-over issues on a rail project in Algeria
  • Several oil & gas disputes in Algeria
  • Extension of time and variation claims on a hydropower project in Zambia


  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
  • Lecturer at the University of Stuttgart (Master in Business Engineering course in international construction law)
  • Lecturer at Paris II-Assas University (Diploma in International Construction Contract Law)

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Avocat (Paris Bar)
  • Solicitor (England & Wales)
  • Admitted on French list of FIDIC Adjudicators (2016)
  • MSc in Construction and Arbitration
  • King's College London (2007)
  • Maîtrise de Droit
  • University of Paris I
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne (1999)
  • LLB
  • King's College London (1997)
  • Sciences Po
  • Paris (1994)