FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Leon  Lamprecht

  Country of residence: South Africa

  Citizenship: South Africa


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • South Asia
  • Sub Sahara Africa

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other contract experience

  • Claim Determinations FIDIC 1999 Red Book
  • Claim Determinations FIDIC 1999 Yellow Book

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator

Technical expertise

  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Energy & Power - other
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewerage
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Water - Desalination
  • Waster Water - treatment/distribution
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Defects
  • Technical issues

Short summary experiences

The successful completion of various infrastructure projects in the role of Engineer and Employer’s Representative with effective claims management and determinations._x000D_ _x000D_ The implementation of a multi-storey commercial building (30 000 sqm) to financial close inclusive of construction contract negotiations ._x000D_ _x000D_ The successful acquisition and commercialisation of a company active in the water treatment sector (design, build and operate) which included the identification, negotiation, due diligence and finalisation of the acquisition in collaboration with financial and legal advisors._x000D_ _x000D_ The successful formulation of risk management tools, best practice principles and risk adjusted margins for the implementation of a project risk management system for a major construction company._x000D_ _x000D_ Extensively involved in a high speed rail bid in the capacity of leader of the legal committee and member of the financial committee including all the construction contract negotiations._x000D_ _x000D_ The successful and profitable implementation of a fleet outsource contract (3 500 vehicles). _x000D_ _x000D_ Residential buildings and township development in excess of 2000 units in the capacity of development manager. _x000D_ _x000D_ The implementation of lump sum turnkey township developments.
_x000D_ _x000D_ Design, contract documentation and site supervision for civil engineering infrastructure._x000D_ _x000D_ Specific Projects include:_x000D_ _x000D_ Contract Engineer: Eastern Basin Acid Mine Drainage Water Treatment Plant, TCTA, Springs Gauteng. 80 Ml/day capacity. Value ZAR 1 billion. FIDIC (Red Book). _x000D_ _x000D_ Contract Engineer: Rustenburg Waste Transfer Station, Rustenburg Local Municipality, Marikana, North West Province. Value ZAR 22 million. GCC (2010). _x000D_ _x000D_ Contract Engineer: Temba Water Purification Plant - Phase 6, City of Tshwane, Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa. 120 Ml/day capacity. Value ZAR 600 millio

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: Yes
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position:
Previous positions: AECOM: Executive Contracts Engineer -5 year, Fraser Alexander (Pty) Ltd: General Manager of Water Venture -2 years, Aveng (Africa) Ltd: Project Director Infrastructure and PPP projects -9 years, Supergroup Ltd: General Manager of fleet outsource PPP -2 years, Group Five Ltd: Director Property & Infrastructure development -6 years, Consulting Civil Engineer -7 years, , , ,


  • Highways and Bridges
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Rail Upgrades
  • Station Upgrades
  • Renewable Energy - Wind and Solar
  • Multi-storey Office and Residential
  • Township Development and Infrastructure


  • Member -Engineering Council of South Africa
  • Member-Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Associate Member -Association of Arbitrators Southern Africa

Panel listings

  • SAICE -President’s List of Adjudicators
  • Arbitrators and Amicable Settlement Facilitators
  • Construction Adjudication Association South Africa
  • UK Adjudicators

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • B. Eng (Civil Engineering) -University of Pretoria
  • B. Proc (Law) -University of South Africa
  • Certificate in Mediation -London School of Mediation
  • Certificate in Arbitration -Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa)
  • Property Development Programme -University of Cape Town