FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Pablo  Laorden

  Country of residence: Spain

  Citizenship: Spanish


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Sub Sahara Africa

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other contract experience

  • Training and advise on drafting PArticular Conditions and/or during construction on many projects under Red
  • Yellow
  • Silver and Green 1999
  • MDB version
  • White Book
  • Yellow Book 2017.

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Contract Expert/specialist

Technical expertise

  • Construction law
  • Other Law and contracts

Short summary experiences

Contract administration and contractual advice to the Contractor, including claims and DAB process, in a road refurbishment project using the Red Book (Central America, USD 60 million))._x000D_Contract administration and contractual advice to the Contractor, including claims and DAB, in a water treatment plant and sewerage system project under a Yellow Book (Central America, USD 6 million))._x000D_DAB proceedings on behalf of a Contractor in a road refurbishment project under the Red Book (East Asia, USD 25 million)._x000D_Legal and contractual advice to the Employer during the contract drafting and construction period of a hydro electrical power plant in CEntral America (FIDIC Silver Book) and representing him as counsel during the subsequent ICC arbitration.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position:
Previous positions: Laywer - Cubiertas y MZOV, S.A. (Spain), Consultant - James R Knowles Ltd. (UK)


  • Trainer and speaker on behalf of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation in numerous seminars and training programs to form DB members.
  • DAB member or chairman on 5 projects in South America and Eastern Europe
  • Arbitrator in 4 construction arbitrations
  • Party advisor in DAB process under FIDIC forms
  • Party advisor in a mediaition under ICC rules


  • Society of Construction Law (UK).
  • Spanish Club of Arbitration (Club Español del Arbitraje
  • CEA).
  • Member Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF). Country representative for Spain.
  • Founding member of the Club de Derecho de la Construcción y la Ingeniería (Spain)
  • Founding member of the Asociación Latinoamericana de Derecho de la Construcción (ALDEC).

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • LLB
  • Universidad Complutense (Madrid
  • Spain)
  • 1993.
  • LLM in Construction and Real State Law
  • Polytechnic University Madrid (Spain)
  • 1992 – 1993.
  • Member of the Madrid Bar (Spain)
  • 1.994.
  • FCIArb
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London).
  • FIDIC Accredited Trainer.