FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Prasath  Sanjeewa

  Country of residence: Sri Lanka

  Citizenship: Sri Lankan



Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • East Europe
  • Middle East
  • Central Asia

Languages spoken

  • English

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

  • Client-Consultant Agreement (White Book), 4th Ed 2006
  • Joint Venture (Consortium) Agreement, 1st Ed 1992
  • Sub-Consultancy Agreement, 1st Ed 1992

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Expert witness
  • Councillor
  • Educational qualifications

Technical expertise

  • Soil Erosion and Irrigation
  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Building services - Gas
  • Building services - water
  • Building services - Communications
  • Building services - Acoustics and insultation
  • Building services - Security & Alarm Systems
  • Building services - other
  • Civil Engineering - Site Investigation
  • 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
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Chemical Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Cost engineering (QS)
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental issues
  • Geotechnics and foundations
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Irrigation and Land Reclamation Manufacturing and Process Plant
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Hardware and Software, Control and Monitorin
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling

Short summary experiences

•Construction Procurement Methods (i.e. Traditional, Design & Build, Turnkey, PPP/PFI, Construction management, Management contracting), Tender documentation & process, Bills of Quantities, Method of Measurements (SMM 7, CESMM3, NRM), Preambles, Specifications._x000D_•Contract model: measure and pay, lump-sum, cost reimbursement, cost plus ~fee, target cost._x000D_•Contracts management: Interpretation of contracts including commercial, legal & technical aspects, Documentation, Breach of Contract._x000D_•Claims management: Principles, Entitlement, Analysis & Quantum, Extension of Time, Disruption, Acceleration, Prolongation & other various claim headings under the contracts. _x000D_•Cost management: Variations, Interim payments, Final Accounts, Price Escalation, Measurements & valuations, Unit rates, Over-head & profit._x000D_•Contract Law, Conflict of Laws, Negligence._x000D_•Project planning and controlling, Critical path methods, Delay analysis methods (SCL, AAECI recommended), Smart programming & monitoring, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, Software based cost/commercial management, BIM, AutoCAD, Electronic Document Management, Electronic Tendering._x000D_•Dispute avoidance, advising, expert opinions, informal advices. _x000D_•Alternative Dispute Resolution other than Adjudication (Arbitration, Mediation, Expert Witness).

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: No

Employment status:
Present position: Individual Consultant - Contract Specialist
Previous positions: Contract Specialist, Senior Quantity Surveyor


  • Dispute Adjudication
  • Expert Witness in Arbitration
  • Contract Specialist


  • FIDIC Certified Adjudicator
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • UK (MCIArb)
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • UK
  • Certified Quantity Surveyor (CQS/MAIQS)
  • Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor (AIQSSL)
  • Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Masters of Law Degree in Construction Law and Arbitration: Robert Gordon University
  • United Kingdom
  • B.Sc. Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying: University of Moratuwa - Sri-Lanka.
  • Professional Diploma in Forensic Schedule Analysis: College of Contracts Management
  • United Kingdom
  • Professional Certificate in Railway Engineering: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
  • Netherlands