Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer

Jaime  Gray

  Country of residence: Peru

  Citizenship: Peruvian

  www.npg.pe

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience: I made many presentations in FIDIC contracts and construction law issues in different countries including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, UAE, Australia, Mexico, etc. I have occasionally lectured construction law in Chile and Mexico. I am a Dispute Board member or have been an arbitrator resolving construction law issues in Central America, specifically in Honduras, El Salvador and Panama

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • North America
  • West Europe

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Trainer Professional qualifications and discipline

I am a construction lawyer, who has practised in the construction and engineering market for more than 25 years. I have a Master Degree in Corporate Law and lecture construction law at two Universities in Peru and occasionally lecture abroad. I am a fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers and I am the DRBF country representative for Peru. I was the first President of the Peruvian Society of Construction Law and a Co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association. I am also a very active dispute boards member and international arbitrator of construction disputes.

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 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
  • FIDIC Procurement Procedures Guide 1st Ed (2011)

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Other FIDIC contract experience

I have attended many FIDIC User´s Conferences (Global and Latam) as well as many different conferences in which FIDIC forms have been visited such as the IBA and DRBF Conferences. Also, I have used the FIDIC forms for years and have also provided advice to different projects that have employed the forms. I have used consultancy, construction and specialised FIDIC contracts

Experience with FIDIC contracts modules

  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (1999 Edition)
  • Module 1: Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts (2017 Edition)
  • Module 2: Management of Claims and Disputes Resolution under the FIDIC Contracts (1999 Edition)

Training experience with FIDIC Business Practice modules

  • None of the above

Services offered

  • Contract Expert/specialist

Technical expertise

  • Airports - air-side
  • Airports - terminals and support
  • Soil Erosion and Irrigation
  • Building - domestic
  • Building - commercial
  • Building - industrial
  • Building services - Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Building services - lighting/electrical
  • Building services - water
  • Building services - Acoustics and insultation
  • Civil Engineering - Site Investigation
  • Civil Engineering - Foundations and Subsidence/Settlement
  • Civil Engineering - Land Drainage & Dewatering
  • Civil Engineering - River & Flood Control
  • Civil Engineering - Tunnelling and piling
  • Civil Engineering - Retaining Walls
  • Civil Engineering - Dams and reservoirs
  • Civil Engineering - other
  • Construction law
  • Energy & Power - Hydro Systems
  • Energy & Power - Natural gas and LNG Facilities
  • Energy & Power - other
  • Infrastructure, Railways, Bridges
  • Irrigation and Land Reclamation
  • 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 - High Speed rail
  • Rail - Operation Control, Passenger Information Display and Entertainment
  • Waste Disposal - Solid Waste Management
  • Waste Disposal - other
  • Water - drainage and sewerage
  • Water - Water Supply
  • Water - Water Treatment
  • Water - Sewerage
  • Water - Sewage Treatment
  • Water - Desalination
  • Water - Flooding and Drainage
  • Waste Water - treatment/distribution
  • Claims and variations
  • Extension of time
  • Project scheduling
  • Defects
  • Failure investigations
  • Construction accidents
  • Technical issues

Short summary experiences

I have been involved in many of the most relevant construction projects in my region for more than 25 years. These projects include the building of the necessary infrastructure for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, the Lima Airport Expansion, among others including mines, oil and gas infrastructure, hydropower stations, hotels and hospitals, roads, metro lines, theatres, water and wastewater facilities, irrigations, etc. A number of these projects used FIDIC forms. Also, I have been involved as a Dispute Board member in 20 projects approximately and in many others as an arbitrator or representing contractors, subcontractors, consulting engineers and owners before arbitration panels. Finally, I lecture construction law in Peru and as a guest professor abroad Peru

Position and experience

Employment status: Self employed
Present position: Partner
Previous positions: I have the same position for 25 years as I am a founding member of my law firm
Are you a fully FIDIC certified trainer: No
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Are you a FIDIC interim certified trainer: Yes
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All 1999 Contracts

Affiliations/Memberships

My law firm, NPG Abogados is an Affiliate Member of FIDIC. I was a member of FIDIC´s Capacity Building Committee until year 2019

Panel listings

Lima Bar Association, International Bar Association, American Bar Association, International Academy of Construction Lawyers, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, Society of Construction Law UK (electronic) and Peruvian Society of Construction Law.

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