FIDIC Adjudicator Details

International Client Manager

Alan  Del Rio

  Country of residence: Ireland

  Citizenship: Irish


Countries with experience

Other countries with experience:

Global regions

  • South Asia
  • West Europe
  • Middle East
  • Sub Sahara Africa

Languages spoken

  • English

Construction contract experience

  • Construction Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Red Book)
  • Construction Contract, MDB Harmonised Ed, June 2010
  • Design-Build-Operate Contract, 1st Ed 2008
  • EPC/Turnkey Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)
  • Plant & Design-Build Contract, 1st Ed (1999 Yellow Book)
  • Short Form of Contract, 1st Ed 1999

CV - Services offered

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Conciliation
  • Facilitator
  • Contract Expert/specialist

Technical expertise

  • Building - commercial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Land Drainage & Dewatering
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - Dams and reservoirs
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental issues
  • Energy & Power - other
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Marine and ports
  • Metro railway and stations
  • Road and highways - Planning, Layout and Design
  • Road and highways - bridges and car parks
  • Road and highways - other
  • Rail - Track Engineering and Construction
  • Rail - other
  • Rock Anchors & grouting Tunnels and Shafts
  • Waste Disposal - other
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Claims and variations

  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Defects
  • Construction accidents
  • Flood damage

Short summary experiences

I have over 14 years experience in construction dispute resolution. I have worked on projects involving disputes totalling billions of dollars.

Position and experience

Acredited mediator: No
Acredited arbitrator: No

Employment status:
Present position: Partner, LDR Consultants
Previous positions: Solicitor, A&L Goodbodys


  • Drafting and presentation of referrals to Adjudication and Arbitration on an NEC3
  • construction contract relating to a hydroelectric pumped storage scheme in South
  • Africa. Negotiating contract addenda
  • Acting as party representative on an NEC3
  • construction contract relating to a port expansion project in South Africa
  • Drafting and presentation of referrals to Adjudication on a FIDIC construction contract relating to a bridge project in Botswana
  • Drafting and review of FIDIC EPC contracts for Dam project in Kenya
  • Drafting and presentation of referrals to Adjudication on FIDIC construction contracts relating to road projects in Mozambique
  • Dealing with both Main Contract and Subcontract disputes in relation to a road project in South Africa
  • Acting as party representative for an Arbitration on a water transfer scheme in South Africa
  • Drafting and negotiation of a FIDIC contract relating to a dam in Laos
  • Drafting referral documents for a dispute board on an MDB FIDIC construction contract for a dam
  • intake works and tunnels for a water project in Nepal
  • Drafting claim documents in relation to Dispute Resolution and providing contractual advice on a FIDIC construction contract relating to an underground metro project in Qatar.


  • Member - DRBF

Qualifications, jurisdiction and discipline

  • LLb (Hons) in Irish Law Master of Law (LLM)
  • Solicitor - Republic of Ireland
  • Attorney at Law - New York
  • Solicitor - England and Wales (Non-Practising)