FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Nicholas  Gould

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: British

  https://www.fenwickelliott.com/

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

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

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)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999

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

Other contract experience

  • FIDIC Red 1987
  • FIDIC Orange 1995
  • MDB 2006
  • Many amended FIDIC contracts

CV - Services offered

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

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Airports - terminals and support
  • 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
  • Chemical Engineering - Plastics
  • Chemical Engineering - Pharmaceutical
  • Chemical Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Cost engineering (QS)
  • Defence
  • Geotechnics and foundations
  • Energy & Power - Nuclear Fuel Systems
  • Energy & Power - Hydro Systems
  • Energy & Power - Wind Wave & Tidal Systems
  • Energy & Power - Geothermal Systems
  • Energy & Power - Solar Systems
  • Energy & Power - CHP and district Heating
  • Energy & Power - Natura
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects
  • Flood damage

Short summary experiences

Nicholas Gould is a partner in the specialist construction, engineering and energy lawyers Fenwick Elliott LLP, where he conducts a mix of international dispute resolution and projects work. He is a dual qualified solicitor-advocate and chartered surveyor. He acts for contractors, employers and governments in the building, construction, engineering, infrastructure, transport, energy, oil and gas, and process engineering sectors. Advising on numerous power projects around the world, he advised the contractor in relation to Europe’s largest gas combined cycle power plant, as well as advising on nuclear, oil, coal, hydro, off shore wind farms, biomass, solar and an innovative ocean current project. He has advised governments in relation to highway, rail, metro, waste and power in Europe, the Middle East, Caribbean and Asia.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: Partner, Fenwick Elliott LLP (since 2002)
Previous positions: Solicitor, Forsters LLP, London (1999-2002), Trainee Solicitor, Masons, Manchester, UK (1997-1999), Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster, London (1993-1997), Quantity Surveyor, Freelance, South East UK (1991-1993), PQS, Goyne Adams Chartered Surveyors, London (1990-1991), Quantity Surveyor, Wyncon Construction Ltd (1988-1990), Draftsman, James Chandler, Lewes UK (1986-1988), , ,

Experience

  • Counsel for numerous construction and engineering disputes around the world.
  • Solicitor for English Court proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court.
  • Counsel and legal adviser in numerous DABs over 20 years.
  • DAB member and sole DAB standing and ad hoc for 20 years.
  • Counsel in numerous international arbitrations (ICC
  • LCIA
  • DIAC
  • SIAC
  • UNCITRAL).
  • Adjudicator under the UK’s HGCRA (28 day process).
  • Counsel for parties UK adjudications (more than 200 times).
  • Mediator (in more than 100 mediations) high value complex multi-party mediations.
  • Chair of the 5 panel DAB at CERN (Switzerland/ France).

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Visiting Professor
  • King’s College London
  • Centre of Construction Law (since 1999).
  • Vice President
  • Arbitration Commission
  • ICC International Chamber of Commerce (from 2007).
  • Past Chairman
  • ICC Standing Sub-Committee for International Centre for Expertise (2007 - 2014).
  • Past President
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF) Region 2 (2010/2011).
  • Past Chairman
  • Society of Construction Law 2006/07 (Member 1994).
  • Past Chairman (2008-10)
  • Adjudication Society (Vice Chair 2006-08) and case notes editor since inception (1999).
  • Member
  • International Bar Association (IBA).
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • National University of Singapore (2004-09).
  • Honorary Member
  • Croatian Mediation Association (March 2012).
  • Freeman
  • Worshipful Company of Arbitrators (2007).

Panel listings

  • FIDIC certified adjudicator
  • on FIDIC President’s appointment list (2012).
  • DIFC/LCIA Dubai registered arbitrator (2012).
  • LCIA - London Court of International Arbitration (2009).
  • ICC – International Chamber of Commerce (2008) as mediator
  • DB member and arbitrator.
  • DIAC - Dubai International Arbitration Centre (February 2008).
  • TeCSA - Adjudicator
  • Technology and Construction Solicitor's Association (March 2011).
  • RIBA – Adjudicator
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (2009).
  • DRBF - Dispute Review Board Foundation (2005).
  • CIArb - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2003).
  • CEDR - Centre

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court (1999) Solicitor-Advocate 2012.
  • Fellow
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (2000 FRICS
  • ARICS since 1994).
  • Fellow
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb 2007
  • MCIArb since 2003).
  • Legal Consultant
  • Ruler’s Court
  • Dubai UAE (since Oct 2015).
  • Registered Lawyer DIFC
  • Dubai
  • UAE (since 2015).
  • Member
  • Chartered Institute of Building (1996 MCIOB
  • Associate since 1990).
  • LLM. Masters Degree in Laws
  • University College London (1996/97).
  • LPC. Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law
  • London (1995/96). Awarded a Commendation.
  • Dip Law. Post-graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Westminster (1993-95).
  • BSc (Hons). First Class Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying (1990-92). RICS and KPMG Prize.
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