FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Colin Arthur  Marshall

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: British


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

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

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Contract Expert/specialist
  • Independent expert
  • Expert witness

Technical expertise

  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Road and highways - other
  • Other Project Management
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time

Short summary experiences

Over 50 years of professional experience in the public and private sectors, having specialised in the procurement, administration and supervision of construction projects around the world. Based overseas for over 30 years on a variety of major infrastructure works (particularly IFI-supported projects) in developing countries in Africa, the Middle and Far East, the Caribbean, South America, Central Asia, South and South East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Substantial experience and skills in dispute resolution, institutional training and development, project management and contract procurement/administration - particularly the preparation, use and interpretation of contract documentation for consultancy services and construction works. In-depth knowledge of FIDIC and other international and domestic forms of contract, working variously as the Employer, the Engineer, and as Advisor to governments, contractors, consultants, legal representatives and funding agencies on claims and dispute resolution. Served as Arbitrator, Dispute Board Chairman, DB Member, sole Dispute Review Expert/ Adjudicator and Mediator on over 40 international construction and consultancy contracts.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: Director, Marshall Arbitration Services Ltd (from 2005)
Previous positions: Director of Public Works, Bahamas


  • Self employed
  • Director Marshall Arbitration Services Ltd (from 2005)
  • Director of Public Works - Bahamas


  • Fellow of UK Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (1990)
  • Fellow of UK Chartered Institution of Civil Engineers (1992)
  • Fellow of UK Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2000)

Panel listings

  • FIDIC President's List of Adjudicators (from 2004)

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • BSc Honours Degree in Civil Engineering - University of Southampton - UK (1968)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration - College of Estate Management (2000)