Sean Gibbs

Sean has worked for over 30 years in the construction and engineering industries in the Americas, Europe, Middle East,Asia and Africa.  He has been involved with construction adjudication since 1998 as party representative, adjudicator and expert. His experience ranges from contractual and statutory adjudication in the United Kingdom through to dispute adjudication boards under FIDIC forms of contract globally and under NEC in South Africa and Hong Kong.

 

He has experienced hybrid adjudication schemes in the United Arab Emirates and other GCC countries and has been a consultee on security of payment legislation and adjudication to various governments and trade bodies over the last fifteen years.

CURRENT POSITIONS:

Director (Quantum & Dispute Resolution), Hanscomb Intercontinental Ltd

 

EDUCATIONAL & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Higher National Diploma Building Studies

BSC, Construction Management

LLB (HONS)

Post Graduate Diploma Arbitration

Post Graduate Diploma BAR Studies

Barrister Middle Temple

LLM

Direct Members Exam Quantity Surveying Society of Chartered Surveyors

Associate Fellow Institute of Chemical Engineers

Asociate Member Royal Institute of Naval Architects

Member Institute of Civil Engineers

Fellow Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow Association of Arbitrators (South Africa)

Fellow Chartered Institute of Building

Fellow Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Fellow Botswana Institute of Arbitrators

Bond Solon Accredited Expert Witness

ADJUDICATION TRAINING:

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ADJUDICATION CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS 2003 (3 DAYS)

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ADJUDICATION CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BUILDING 2005 (5 DAYS)

RICS DIPLOMA ADJUDICATION MODULE  

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY COUNCIL ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) MANAGEMENT BOARD (PREVIOUSLY CALLED THE CIC ADJUDICATOR NOMINATING BODY (ANB) MANAGEMENT BOARD).

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINERING SURVEYORS CONTRACTS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION PANEL

REGIONAL CONVENOR SOCIETY OF CONSTRUCTION LAW – ARRANGE SPEAKERS FOR REGIONAL EVENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM INCLUDING SPEAKERS FROM KEATING, ATKINS, CROWN OFFICE, HARDWICKE AND 4 NEW SQUARE.

COMMITTEE MEMBER WESTERN REGION CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS

ASSOCIATE TUTOR UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ESTATE MANAGEMENT

COMMITTEE MEMBER SOUTH WEST & SOUTH WALES WESTERN REGION CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYORS

ADJUDICATOR UK ADJUDICATORS

ADJUDICATOR/ARBITRATOR/DISPUTE BOARD MEMBER ASSOCIATION OF ARBITRATORS

ARBITRATOR CIARB DAS BUSINESS SCHEME

MEDIATOR/ADJUDICATOR/ARBITRATOR ADR-ODR INTERNATIONAL

COMMITTEE MEMBER ICE CHELTENHAM & GLOUCESTER CITY CLUB

COMMITTEE MEMBER GLOUCESTERSHIRE CONSTRUCTING EXCELLENCE

EXPERT DUBAI INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE

PAST CHAIRMAN GLOUCESTERSHIRE BRANCH CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BUILDING

PAST GULF REGION COMMITTEE MEMBER DISPUTE RESOLUTION BOARD FOUNDATION

COMMITTEE MEMBER INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION (INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS)

FREEMAN OF THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF ARBITRATORS

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

MEMBER SOCIETY OF CONSTRUCTION LAW UK & GULF

MEMBER ADJUDICATION SOCIETY

MEMBER CONSTRUCTION ADJUDICATION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA

MEMBER DISPUTE RESOLUTION BOARD FOUNDATION

PUBLICATIONS / SPEAKING:

 CHAIR- UK ADJUDICATORS 2019 EDINBURGH ADJUDICATION & ARBITRATION CONFERENCE

SPEAKER & PANELLIST-INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS CONFERENCE, PRAGUE MAY 2019

CHAIR – DAY 2 DISPUTE RESOLUTION BOARD FOUNDATION CONFERENCE BUCHAREST

TUTOR – DISPUTE RESOLUTION BOARD FOUNDATION ADVANCED PRACTITIONER WORKSHOP 2019

SPEAKER & TRACK HOST - SOCIETY OF CONSTRUCTION LAW INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CHICAGO

SPEAKER - SOCIETY OF CONSTRUCTION LAW INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE SOUTH AFRICA

SPEAKER – CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYORS SWSW BRANCH

TABLE HOST – ADJUDICATION SOCIETY CONFERENCE BRISTOL

GIBBS, MACOB 21 YEARS ON, CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR, 2019

GIBBS ET AL, USE OF FIDIC CONTRACTS IN THE UK AND EUROPEAN OFFSHORE WIND INDUSTRY, CICES CONSTRUCTION LAW REVIEW, 2018

GIBBS ET AL, POSSIBLE STANDARD FORMS OF CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING CONTRACTS FOR USE IN OFFSHORE WIND FARM CONSTRUCTION IN IRISH TERRITORIAL WATERS, IRISH CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND  ENERGY LAW JOURNAL, 2018

LEE, GIBBS ET AL, INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT LAW, 2ND EDITION, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2018

VIS MOOT VOLUNTEERING:

ARBITRATOR ICC PARIS 2015-2019

ARBITRATOR / SPONSOR VIS EAST MOOT HONG KONG 2019

ARBITRATOR EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRE VIS MOOT 2016-2019

ARBITRATOR CIARB FOX WILLIAMS PRE VIS MOOT 2019