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Alternative Dispute Resolution, webinar

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 09 February 2021
  • 09:30 - 13:30
Alternative Dispute Resolution, webinar

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The ICE’s Alternative Dispute Resolution workshop is a definitive event, designed for those working in the construction sector.

You should attend this event if you:

  • Are a member of the ICE Dispute Resolution Registers?
  • Are applying for admission to an ICE Dispute Resolution Register
  • Have an interest in, or work in dispute resolution
  • Would like to hear interesting presentations on engineering dispute resolution
  • Would like to take part in the interactive workshops
  • Have an interest in construction law and dispute resolution
  • Need to maintain your CPD as a member of the ICE’s ADR Registers


Patrick Waterhouse

Patrick Waterhouse

Patrick is a construction adjudicator and contracts consultant. He is on the panels of adjudicators of the ICE, ACE, CIArb, CIC, ConstructionAdjudicators.com, IChemE, RIBA, RICS, TeCSA and UK Adjudicators. His advisory practice is based primarily on NEC, JCT, IChemE, ACE and PFI contracts.

Alexander Nissen QC

Alexander Nissen

Alexander was called to the Bar in 1985, became a Queen’s Counsel in 2006 and was appointed Head of Chambers in 2020. He specialises in advocacy and advisory work, adjudication, arbitration, litigation and the mediation of construction, engineering, energy and professional negligence disputes.

Alexander’s practice covers a wide variety of cases ranging from client/developer claims, PFI disputes, and adjudication enforcement to professional negligence cases (architects, surveyors, valuers, solicitors and civil, structural and geotechnical engineers). Following his successful involvement in the two Grove Development cases, Alexander has acquired a formidable reputation in the field of payment disputes under the HGCRA.

Alexander is a Chartered Arbitrator, an accredited adjudicator and mediator. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2007 and as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2013. Since 2015 he has been sitting in the TCC.

Claire Packman QC

Claire Packman

Claire is an experienced commercial barrister with over 20 years of experience. She has an exceptional reputation in the fields of construction, professional negligence and international arbitration. Claire’s practice is split between domestic work and large scale international arbitration, particularly based in the Middle Eastern region. As a fluent Spanish speaker, she has a keen interest in Spanish and Latin American arbitration.

She is recommended in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for construction disputes and professional negligence work and in Chambers Global for international arbitration. Claire was formerly an SCL Council member. She is a contributing author of the Architect’s Handbook, LexisNexis online Adjudication KnowHow and is a former editor of the Adjudication Society newsletter.

Melissa Shipley

Melissa Shipley

Melissa specialises in construction law and international arbitration. Her experience spans adjudication, litigation, arbitration, mediation and dispute board proceedings. She regularly acts as sole counsel in technically complex disputes in a wide range of construction sectors domestically and internationally: infrastructure (including roads, bridges and rail); residential and commercial building projects (including ultra-prime developments, hotels, shopping centres and residential schemes); energy (including oil and gas, hydroelectric plants and solar power plants); and large-scale PFI projects, amongst other sectors.

Paul Darling OBE QC

Paul Darling

Paul has established a formidable reputation as an advocate in all types and levels of tribunals all over the world. Paul’s practice has taken him to every major jurisdiction, appearing in a wide variety of construction, energy, and commercial matters. Paul has represented diverse clients in tribunals such as the Commercial Court, the Technology and Construction Court, and the Court of Appeal in London, the High Court and the Supreme Court in Dublin, the High Court in Northern Ireland and Arbitration Tribunals globally. Since the early 1990s he has conducted many arbitrations in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Middle East. He has acted in ICC, LCIA HKIAC, SIAC and DIAC Arbitrations.

Mr Robert Evans

Robert Evans

Robert Evans began his career as a civil engineer, working for international consultants and contractors in the UK and in Hong Kong, specialising in marine works and dredging. He was admitted as a corporate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1985 and was made a Fellow in 2008.

Robert was called to the Bar in 1989 and as a member of Keating Chambers he specialises in construction, engineering and energy disputes and professional negligence work in the UK and abroad. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Robert now predominately acts as arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator, in international and domestic disputes. He is a CEDR accredited mediator.

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United Kingdom

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Elira Alushi

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