FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Ashish  Gurav

  Country of residence: India

  Citizenship: Indian

  Not Applicable

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • South Asia

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • Design-Build-Operate Contract, 1st Ed 2008
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Silver Book)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Model Joint Venture (Consortium) Agreement 2ND Edition (2017)

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

CV - Services offered

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

Technical expertise

  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Construction law
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Road and highways - other
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling

Short summary experiences

1. Handles arbitration matters both as Technical Support, Head of Contracts of major construction companies during employment, as well as as an Advocate Counsel for claimants for past 25 years. Also handled financial disputes as Sole Arbitrator. 2. Appeared before Dispute Review Boards in several infrastructure projects and argued on various claims successfully. 3. Appeared as Counsel in Conciliation matter involving a Metro Link Express project in India. 4. Handled nearly 65 major infrastructure projects in India and neighbouring countries and advised construction companies on identification of claims, supporting documentation and justification and presentation of claims. 5. Advised major construction companies on Risks associated with major tenders and suggesting strategies on risk management while bidding for the works. 6. Associated with training personnel in various major construction companies on Contract Law, FIDIC Contracts, Contracts Administration and Claims Management.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: Yes

Employment status:
Present position:
Previous positions: Advocate practicing in Construction Law - India

Experience

  • Arbitration
  • Dispute Review Boards
  • Conciliation
  • Contracts Administration and Claims Management
  • Tender Risk Analysis
  • Training

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Fellow of Institution of Engineers - India
  • Certified Chartered Engineer - India
  • Member - Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst (ICFAI) India
  • Member - International Association of Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM)
  • Member - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CiARB) United Kingdom

Panel listings

  • Arbitrator - Center for Online Dispute Resolution (CORD) India

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Masters in Management Studies - Finance
  • Bachelor of Law and Legislation
  • Masters in Law (Business Law)