FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Peter  Aeberli

  Country of residence: United Kingdom

  Citizenship: Canadian;


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • East Europe
  • West Europe

Languages spoken

  • English

Other languages spoken: English

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other contract experience

  • Some of the above concerns advising parties as counsel

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation

Technical expertise

  • Airports - other
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Building services - other
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Chemical Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Energy & Power - Natural gas and LNG Facilities
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Operation Control, Passenger Information Display and Entertainment
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Waste Disposal - other
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Waste Water - Treatment and Pumping Plant
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects
  • Technical issues

Short summary experiences

Agreed appointment (Arbitrator): Joint Venture contractor and English local authority, PFI Schools project, about £800,000._x000D_ Engineer’s Ireland Appointment (Arbitrator). Civil law country train manufacturer and State Entity. Dispute about alleged defective trains and rolling stock: about €10 million._x000D_ RICS nomination (Adjudicator): Liquefied Natural Gas plant: Bespoke terms: Termination and account About £6.5 million claimed;_x000D_ ICE nomination (Adjudicator): Ground and landscaping works: NEC3 amended: Final account, about £4 million claimed;_x000D_ Agreed nomination (Adjudicator): Higher education facility: Engineering services; Bespoke agreement. About £3 million claimed for delays;_x000D_ LCIA nomination (Adjudicator): Station tunnelling: NEC3 amended; Final account, about £12 million claimed;_x000D_ Agreed nomination: Nuclear facility: NEC3 amended. Alleged compensation events, about £800k claimed;_x000D_ RICS nomination (Adjudicator): Central London offices: JCT terms; Post termination account; about £6 million claimed;_x000D_ ICE nomination (Adjudicator): Process plant: Bespoke EPCm contract: About £1.8 million claimed for alleged defects._x000D_ CIArb nomination (Adjudicator): National waste water infrastructure: Bespoke terms; Declaratory;_x000D_ Agreed nomination (Adjudicator): £50 million Materials jetty relating to construction of nuclear facility: Declaratory.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position: N/A
Previous positions: Project Architect with Building Design Partnership (late 1970s and 1980s), Edinburgh University (Lecture in Architecture) 1983-1918, Kings College Center of Construicotn Law and Dispute Resolution: Visiting senior lecturer (late 1990s to 2017), , , , , , ,


  • See below and CV for sample appointments as Arbitrator and Adjudicator.
  • All mediation appointments are ad hoc
  • by party agreement.


  • RIBA
  • RIAS
  • ACE
  • CIArb
  • Worshipful Company of Arbitrators; Society of Construction Arbitrators

Panel listings

  • ICC Canadian National Committee Panel of International Commercial Arbitrators
  • LCIA
  • ICDR (American Arbitration Association) Roster of international arbitrators
  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) Roster of arbitrators and mediators
  • FIDIC President’s List of Dispute Adjudicators
  • Engineers’ Ireland (Arbitrators and Adjudicators)
  • Various UK panels
  • including CIArb Law Society
  • RIBA
  • CEDR
  • RICS
  • TecSA
  • TecBar

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Barrister (Middle Temple) Chartered Arbitrator
  • Chartered Architect