FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Edward  Corbett

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: United Kingdom


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

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

Languages spoken

  • English

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 2nd Ed (2017 Silver Book)
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Plant and Design-Build Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Yellow Book)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999
  • Conditions of Contract for Underground Works (2019 Emerald book)

Consultancy contract experience

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

Specialist contract experience

  • Construction Subcontract, 1st. Ed. 2011
  • Dredgers Contract, 1st Ed 2006
  • Dredgers Contract 2nd Ed 2016 (2016 BLUE-GREEN BOOK) ed.1999

Other contract experience

  • Member of Task Groups that drafted Short Form
  • Dredging and Reclamation Form and Red Book Subcontract.

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Independent expert

Technical expertise

  • Construction law
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects

Short summary experiences

I have been a specialist construction lawyer since 1984. My career has focused on dispute resolution, firstly with Masons (now Pinsent Masons) and, since 1993 at Corbett & Co. In particular since I wrote a book about the FIDIC Red Book, my practice has revolved around projects using the FIDIC forms of contract._x000D_Corbett & Co has acted for Employers and Contractors all over the world. I act as an arbitrator with a range of institutions. I have acted as adjudicator under the UK system as well as a member of DABs.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: Owner of Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers
Previous positions: Partner at Masons (to 1993)


  • Tunnel at Gibraltar Airport - TCC case (reported)
  • Defects at HPP project in Georgia
  • Port dredging in Australia
  • Termination of Contractor at Airport in Asia
  • Roads project disputes in Romania
  • Georgia etc.


  • Affiliate Member of FIDIC

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Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Solicitor
  • England & Wales