FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Kevin  Spence

  Country of residence: South Africa

  Citizenship: South African

  [email protected]


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • Sub Sahara Africa

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • Design-Build-Operate Contract, 1st Ed 2008
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 4th Ed 2006
  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 5th Ed 2017
  • Sub-Consultancy Agreement, 2 Ed 2017

Specialist contract experience

  • Construction Subcontract, 1st. Ed. 2011

Other contract experience

  • As an accredited FIDIC Trainer
  • I lecture extensively on all forms of the FIDIC Contracts including the 2017 Editions

CV - Services offered

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

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Airports - terminals and support
  • Airports - other
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Land Drainage & Dewatering
  • Civil Engineering - River & Flood Control
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - Retaining Walls
  • Civil Engineering - Dams and reservoirs
  • Construction law
  • Energy & Power - Hydro Systems
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Other Concrete Pavement Construction
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time

Short summary experiences

I believe that my comprehensive CV which is attached hereto contains all the information required , including inter alia: Professional QualificationsEducation2008 – Specialisation in Construction Law. Association of Arbitrators (SA)2004 – Fellowship Course – Association of Arbitrators (SA)1989 – MAP (Wits)[ Short Course MBA]1977 – BSc.Eng (Civil)(Wits)Affiliations and Membership Professional AssociationsMember CESA: Consulting Engineers South AfricaRegistered Professional EngineerMember, South African Institution of Civil EngineersFellow, Institute of QuarryingFellow, Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa)Affiliate Member: FIDICMember CAASAMember: Engineering Professions of NamibiaOther Past Director – South African Bitumen AssociationPast Director – ASPASA (Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of South Africa)Member: FIDIC Presidents List of Adjudicators Member-Presidents List for approved Mediators, Adjudicators and Arbitrators-SAICEMember- Presidents List for approved Mediators, Adjudicators and Arbitrators-CESASenior Adjudicator-National Adjudicators List, NamibiaDirector-Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa)Publications and PresentationsCAPSA – Use of Emulsions in Cold Weather Surfacing, CAPSA 2004DAB’s in Africa-FIDIC Africa Conference, Nairobi, September 2016DAB’s in Southern Africa, case studies and current trends-FIDIC GAMA Conference, Cape Town, May 2107

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position:
Previous positions: 2014 – Date:Independent Consultant, 2007-2013:Binnington Copeland and Associates –Director and General Manager, 1995 – 2007:Owner/Managing Director – Spray Pave (Pty) Ltd (Road Surfacing, 1985 – 1992:LTA Construction – Managing Director - Various Group Companies, 1982 – 1985:ZAI Consulting – Construction Manager, 1977 – 1982:Basil Read (Pty) Ltd - Specialist Engineer-Concrete Roads, , , ,


  • See Attached CV


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Panel listings

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Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • See attached detailed CV