The Institute has a well established panel of adjudicators,. They are construction professionals or construction legal practitioners with extensive experience in construction adjudication.
PANEL OF ADJUDICATORS
Chartered civil engineer and Chartered surveyor with over 20 years construction including tunnel, bridge, highway, waterworks and flood prevention scheme in Hong Kong. Dispute resolution experience in the UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Australia and listed in many panels of arbitrators, adjudicators and mediators globally.
A seasoned business and technology leader that has directed organizations to develop corporate strategy, strategic initiatives to over achieve performance in sales organization; an executive that has effective C-level executive communication skills with extensive corporate development experience; a diplomat that is experienced in managing strategic government relationship and policy development; an ambassador on cross-border Innovation and Technology strategic initiatives; an entrepreneur in new business, new programs development and geo expansion; a visionary and planner that is passionate about the “Greater Bay Area”
development and “Belt and Road” initiative.
BA(Hons), MSc, FCIOB, FCIArb, FHKIArb, FHKICAdj, MAE
Construction Manager, Delay Expert and Adjudicator
Mr. Burley’s practice involves analysis of delay, disruption and acceleration arising to construction and engineering projects or programs of work to assist in the resolution of complex disputes. He has extensive delay, planning, programming and project controls experience and has developed his skills in multiple sectors including energy, infrastructure, building, offshore and industrial.
Chartered Quantity Surveyor (RICS), Chartered Building Engineer (CABE) and Professional Quantity Surveyor (CIQS) with over 22 years of experience in the construction industry, involving in major infrastructure and commercial development projects such as Formula One Racing Circuit (Sepang, KLIA), large public infrastructure works (LRT/MRT), large commercial shopping malls, and some overseas tenders and construction and property market research assignments in Malaysia, Vietnam and other Middle Eastern countries.
Malaysian Bar: Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya, Mentor, Bar Council Mentors Project, Construction Law Committee member, Mediation Committee member
Asian International Arbitration Centre: Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators: Fellow member
Malaysian Chartered Institute of Arbitrators: Fellow member, Mentor
Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Fellow member
Malaysian Society of Adjudicators: Fellow member
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Adjudicators: Fellow member
Malaysia Mediation Centre: Assessor, Coach: Mediator
International Commercial Mediation Centre for the Belt & Road: Mediator
Master Builders Association of Malaysia: Mediator, Contracts & Practices committee member
Construction Industry Development Board: Expert Commentator for Construction Law Report
Construction+ magazine: Contributor
Society of Construction Law Malaysia member
Emerging Leaders Asia M4M Programme: Lead Mentor
BEng(Hons), LLB(Hons), LLM, MA, PhD, DEng (Honorary), PCLL, DipCD, FCIArb, FHKIArb, FAMINZ(Arb/Med), FSIArb, FIET, FHKIoD, FHKIE, RPE, CEng, CITP, MBCS, HKCS, ARAeS, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator, Adjudicator, Adjunct Professor, Barrister-at-law and listed in over 33 Panels of Arbitrators, Adjudicators, Conciliators, Mediators and Domain Name Disputes Specialist globally.
BE (Hons), LLB (Hons), Grad Dip Legal Prac, Grad Dip Man.
Accredited arbitrator, adjudicator, expert determiner and mediator.
Expert in delay and disruption matters.
Has conducted numerous arbitrations, adjudications and expert determinations on infrastructure, high-rise, industrial plant and telecommunications projects.
LLM, MSc, FHKICAdj, FCIArb, FICCP, FAIADR, MCIOB, MMIArb.
Chartered Construction Manager with more than thirty-five years global construction industry experience spent mainly at site and encompassing minor works to mega-projects. Experienced Adjudicator accredited in Hong Kong, Malaysia and the U.K.
Hong Kong: HKICAdj, Panel of Adjudicators, HKIAC, Panel of Adjudicators
United Kingdom: - UK Adjudicators - Adjudication Panel
Queensland: Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) - Queensland Building and Construction Commission, Grade 2 Adjudicator
Tasmania: Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (Tas) RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Senior Adjudicator, Adjudication Panel Resolution Institute - Adjudicator, Adjudication Panel
Northern Territory: Construction Contracts (Security of Payments) Act 2004 (NT) - Northern Territory Construction Contracts Registrar, registered adjudicator 59 RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Senior Adjudicator, Adjudication Panel
Victoria: Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (VIC) - Victorian Building Authority RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Senior Adjudicator, Adjudication Panel
Australian Capital Territory: Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2009 (ACT) RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Senior Adjudicator, Adjudication Panel
South Australia: Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA) RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Senior Adjudicator, Adjudication Panel
New South Wales: Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) - NSW Fair Trading RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Senior Adjudicator, Adjudication Panel
Henry C. TSIN PDQS, LLB (Hons), PCLL, MAArbDR, FCIArb, FHKICAdj, MRICS, MHKIS
Barrister-at-Law, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator, Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Henry has a practice encompassing civil litigation, arbitration, adjudication, mediation and expert witness. These have been undertaken in respect of a wide range of disputes concerning construction and engineering contract, maintenance and renovation contract, adverse possession, building management, water seepage, shareholders’ dispute, commercial dispute, defective goods, consultancy agreement, negligence and nuisance, with a particular specialism in construction and engineering matters due to his dual professional qualifications as a chartered quantity surveyor and as a barrister.
LLM, DipArb, BArch, GradDipIndDesign, BAppSc(BltEnv)
FCIArb, HKIA, FRAIA, FDIA, FHKICAdj, MAE, MAPM, APMPMQ, PRI Med
Registered Architect, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Adjudicator, Accredited Mediator, Dispute Resolution Advisor
Joseph Chung is a practising Solicitor in Hong Kong and England & Wales. Joseph’s practice focuses on construction and arbitration. He is also a Solicitor Advocate having rights of audience up to the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong and is a registered foreign lawyer of the Singapore International Commercial Court. He was previously a Barrister until he became a Solicitor in 2001. He is also a fellow member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.
Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of construction in both private and public sector work, advising developers, contractors, consultants and banks. He is the co-author of the Hong Kong version of one of the leading UK construction text “Emden’s Construction Law in Hong Kong”.
Joseph also sits as an Arbitrator. He is listed on the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s List of Arbitrators, Asian International Arbitration Centre’s Panel of Arbitrators and the Shanghai Arbitration Commission’s Panel of Arbitrators (Overseas).
Justin Mort QC specialises in high value construction disputes with a particular interest in and expertise in energy, infrastructure and process engineering projects. His innumerable reported cases arising from court proceedings, particularly in the TCC, and the original and ingenious legal arguments that he has deployed in fighting them, together constitute a formidable contribution to the law governing construction claims, arbitration, adjudication and related topics.
He has lately worked on disputes arising from infrastructure and/or energy projects in the Middle East and North Africa (including Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Algeria, Dubai), numerous European jurisdictions (including Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Russia), Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, the West Indies, the Falkland Islands, Venezuela and Zambia.
His practice is spread across the High Court (TCC and Commercial Court), international arbitration (including all of the principal institutional rules) and adjudication / dispute adjudication boards or their equivalent.
YEUNG Ming-tai is both a practising barrister and a professional civil engineer. Mr. Yeung has considerable experience in preparation of contract documentation and in contract administration and handling claims by contractors in infrastructure, highways and earthworks projects. He has practised as a civil engineer for 11 years. He commenced his legal practice in 1989 and since then has been handling mainly construction and commercial litigation and arbitration as well as personal injury cases in construction projects. He has been advising his lay clients on various stages of construction and commercial projects, ranging from drafting of terms and conditions of contracts to resolution of disputes through mediation, arbitration or litigation.
He has been acting as a sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in more than 150 construction and commercial disputes. He is now listed in the HKIAC panel of arbitrators, the Hainan International Arbitration Court, the Bar Association panel of arbitrators and the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers panel of arbitrators. He has also been appointed by the International Chambers of Commerce and the Chinese Arbitration Commission, Taipei as a co-arbitrator and Presiding Arbitrator respectively in international commercial arbitrations.
Nicholas is an Accredited Adjudicator also under both the Singapore (SMC) and Malaysia (AIAC) adjudication panels. Has been appointed as Adjudicator for more than 70 cases and has published reasoned Awards for more than 50 cases. Several of his Awards have been published in the Singapore Construction Adjudication Review. Litigator, Arbitrator, Mediator and Neutral Evaluator with 23 years of experience with a wide range of experience in commercial, construction and civil disputes.
With nearly 30 years’ experience, Phillip practices as a barrister, arbitrator, mediator and adjudicator, with particular expertise in the construction and engineering industry, acting regularly for owners, developers, contractors and industry professionals in court, arbitral, adjudicatory and expert determination procedures. He has been involved, as adjudicator or counsel, in over 40 adjudication proceedings under Security of Payment legislation. Phillip is also an accredited mediator of the Victorian Bar, a Fellow of numerous international arbitration institutes including those in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, as well as a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Adjudicators. He is a Panel or List member of many arbitration institutes globally. Phillip established and runs www.arbitration.site and www.constructionlaw.site, online resources providing construction and international arbitration legal updates from around the world. He is ranked in all the major directories, including the construction-specific Doyles (Leading Barrister, Construction, 2020) and a Leading Junior in The Legal 500 2021, who quotes Phillip as having “deep knowledge of arbitration law in Hong Kong and globally. Sharp intellect and tenacious”.
Fields of legal expertise and specialization: Maritime & Admiralty, International Law, Charterparties, Shipbuilding, Vessel Sale & Purchase, Contracts of Carriage, Shipping & Logistics, International Trade, Insurance & Reinsurance, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, International Trade, Sale of Goods, Commercial Contracts, WTO, Sanctions.
Dr. Nadarajah brings hands on construction industry and engineering knowledge to practice, having worked as an Engineer before. He sees the commercial and practical risks and business drivers associated with construction and engineering projects and is able to leverage this to deliver solutions to complex issues.
At SIEMENS he implemented a novel wastewater treatment project and then at NCR he employed 4th generation programming language as a software programmer. As a consultant mechanical engineer, amongst others, he was in charge of the Mechanical Engineering Building Services for the largest building in Malaysia (Berjaya Times Square) - besides engineering complexities arising from the building’s huge size, he was involved in its project management through the challenges of the 1998 Asian Financial crisis.
He advises clients from procurement and structuring to negotiating and drafting contracts - and was involved in large construction/projects (preparing a suite of works contracts for infrastructure works, including for one of the largest projects in Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur Mass Rapid Transit rail system “MRT”; tenders for Power plants; etc.), IT and commercial, agreements.
He appears as counsel in dispute resolution matters (in litigation, arbitration and adjudication) and has acted as the sole arbiter in construction disputes, and, has delivered a final and binding Expert Determination for AIAC’s first such appointment (for an ad hoc matter) as well as several Adjudication Decisions.
Founding President, Asian Institute of Alternate Dispute Resolution (2018 to date); Certified International ADR Practitioner (AIADR); Chartered Arbitrator (CIArb); Advocate & Solicitor; Architect and Town Planner; Director, Asian International Arbitration Centre (2010-2018); Chairman, Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (2018); Deputy Chairman, FIFA Adjudicatory Chamber (2018); President, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2016); President, Asian Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG)(2011); Founding President, Society of Construction Law Malaysia; Founding President, Malaysian Society of Adjudicators; Founding President, Sports Law Association of Malaysia; sometime Visiting and Adjunct Professors at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, University of Malaya. Hon LLD (Leeds Beckett). Since 1990, he has served as chairman, co-arbitrator of three-man panels and sole arbitrator in over 300 international and domestic arbitrations including ad hoc and institutional arbitrations administered by ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, KIAC, CIETEC, PCA and KLRCA.
Arbitration, Dispute Boards, Adjudication, Expert Determination, Expert Appraisal, Mediation, Conciliation, Facilitation, Change Management, Contract Administration and Representation for Commercial Contracts
Resolution of Supply Disputes, Professional Services Disputes and Commercial Arrangements
Delay, Prolongation, Acceleration and Time Extension Claims
Variation, Latent Condition, Design vs Design Development, Breach Claims
Quantum as per Contract, Statute and Tortious Damages
Precontract Document Review. Contract and Quality Assurance Documentation
Dispute Avoidance and Management of Disputes
Conduct of Large and Complex Arbitrations, Mediations, Adjudications, Appraisals, Expert Determinations, Inquiries and References
Contract Risk Analysis and Risk Sharing