The College of Independent Trainers has been launched and FIDIC training organisations and individual trainers at CIFT are already offering a variety of public and in-house courses for 2023 in person or online.
Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers Ltd have revealed refreshed branding, reflecting its growth over the past three decades. Centred on the company’s global reputation and sector knowledge, the new identity reflects Corbett & Co.’s specialist expertise in the avoidance and resolution of international disputes in the construction and engineering sectors. Corbett & Co. has a strong reputation for expertise in assisting clients in many developed and developing economies, however, the directors recognised the need to sharpen their image and positioning to better reflect their capabilities and experience. Director Victoria Tyson said “Our old branding didn’t reflect the true strengths
Corbett & Co. has once again been ranked highly in the Legal 500 UK 2022 for its construction expertise. The Legal 500 is one of the leading directories ranking law firms based on client feedback. In the latest edition of The Legal 500, Corbett & Co have been ranked for our contentious work in the construction sector and recognised as being construction specialists, well known for acting on behalf of employers and contractors in disputes involving international projects. The Legal 500 highlights that the team's core expertise lies in resolving disputes arising from FIDIC contracts, through international arbitrations, advocacy in
What is the point of a variations clause? It is almost inevitable that, however well thought through a construction project is at design stage, when it comes to be built, there will be a need for some variations. At least under English law an employer is not entitled unilaterally to vary the works unless the contract contains an express right to do so. The purpose of a “variation clause” is to enable an employer to avoid having to enter into a new contract with the same contractor, or perhaps another contractor, to have him perform a variation. If the employer
Taner is a barrister with some 20 years’ experience specialising in the resolution of international construction and engineering disputes, mostly concerning projects under the FIDIC Books. He represents both international Contractors and Employers involved in projects in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, undertaking advocacy as necessary in both DAB and arbitration proceedings. Taner’s expertise has been recognised with his ranking in Chambers UK 2016 – Construction: International Arbitration UK-wide with clients saying he “has the ability to link the FIDIC to the legal context of different countries.” He has developed a particular expertise in the enforcement of DAB decisions having acted
Elizabeth is a solicitor who joined Corbett & Co. in 2006 as a consultant. She has considerable experience in statutory adjudications arising from contracts under the HGCRA 1996 and was involved in some of the earliest and most significant High Court judgements on the enforcement of adjudications. After obtaining an LLB (Honours) in Law at Kings College, University of London, Elizabeth completed her training at Beale & Company and continued her career there for several years, becoming a Partner in 1992. While there she acted on behalf of construction professionals and their insurers. She then joined the legal group at
Dominic, a solicitor who joined Corbett & Co. as a consultant in February 2010, is listed in Chambers UK 2019 and The Legal 500 UK 2018/19 described as "a brilliant mind" and The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom as a leading individual specialising in construction law, and has been involved in many high profile disputes such as the Heathrow Tunnel collapse and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. He left Cambridge University with a first class honours degree in History and, having worked as a staff writer on Management Today and Engineering Today, he returned to Cambridge to study law. Having
Download Profile Victoria Tyson is a Director of Corbett & Co. International Construction Lawyers Ltd. A contentious construction lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in international construction law disputes. Exposure to many high profile and often politically sensitive international construction and engineering projects. Acts for governments and ministries, international contractors, and consultants. Particular expertise in complex international arbitration and specialist knowledge of the FIDIC forms of construction contract. Formerly with Masons (now Pinsent Masons) and Herbert Smith (now Herbert Smith Freehills). Qualified in both England and Wales and Hong Kong. In Legal 500 2017/2018 Victoria is recommended as a lawyer
Andrew joined Corbett & Co. in 2005 as a solicitor. He is one of the foremost arbitration and ADR specialists and his practice focuses on construction dispute resolution both domestically and internationally. Andrew qualified with an LLB honours degree in law from Reading University before being called to the bar in 1992. He practised as a barrister for a short while in London before joining Corbett & Co. in 1995 as a solicitor. In 1999 he moved to Norton Rose before returning to Corbett & Co. in 2005. He has an MSc in Construction and Property Law, receiving a distinction,
Edward is the managing director of Corbett & Co. He is acknowledged as one of the world’s most experienced international construction lawyers with an unsurpassed reputation as a FIDIC expert. His expertise is recognised with his ranking in Chambers UK 2019 - Construction: International Arbitration UK-wide and he is recommended within Legal 500 UK 2019 Construction (Contentious). Edward was named Global Elite Thought Leader by Who's Who Legal 2019 and described as "a heavyweight in the international construction field and the top name in Europe according to our research this year. Sources say he is "the star player in the
We are a leading construction law company specialising in the avoidance and resolution of international construction and engineering disputes, with particular expertise in the FIDIC forms of contract.
Founded and run by Corbett & Co., Cornerstone Seminars addresses the FIDIC international standard forms of contracts.
Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers Ltd is a limited liability company registered in England and Wales with registered Company No: 6306227. It is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA No. 471935). All references on this website to “Corbett & Co.”, or “the company”, should be read as referring to Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers Ltd. A list of the directors and their qualifications is available under the heading “Our Team” or on request.