Appointment as arbitrator, adjudicator or mediator:
Peter has been appointed by party agreement and from numerous appointing bodies including the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the RIBA, the Law Society, the RICS, FIDIC and the ICC.
Disputes on which Peter has been appointed as arbitrator or adjudicator have involved:

  • Legal issues.
  • Development and partnering agreements.
  • Technical issues, such as alleged paint, roofing, cladding, and structural defects.
  • Environmental (including nuclear) issues.
  • Professional negligence.
  • Delay and programming issues and disruption and delay costs.
  • Interim and final account valuation.
  • Commercial agency agreements.
  • International disputes, including ICC arbitration and FIDIC dispute board work.

Peter has mediated numerous construction and professional negligence disputes as well as disputes outside the construction sector, including in regard to wills, landlord and tenant, sale of goods, and passing off and is identified in the Bar Council list of mediators under the most experienced category.

Committee work 
Peter has served on committees concerned with arbitration, mediation and adjudication. He was one of the drafters of the Construction Industry Model Arbitration Rules and was involved in consultations with the Government on the Scheme for Construction Contracts. He is a member of the ICC Commission Task Force on Reducing Time/Costs in complex arbitrations. He speaks on arbitration, international arbitration, and adjudication for organisations such as BPP Professional Education and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a visiting senior lecturer at Kings College, London and course director for the dispute resolution module of the MSc in Construction Law and arbitration.

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Academic qualifications

  • MA (Edin)
  • BA (Oxon)
  • Dip Arch
  • RIBA
  • FCIArb

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • Accredited Adjudicator
  • Accredited Mediation Advocate
  • Accredited Mediator
  • Chartered Arbitrator

Professional bodies

Arbitrator member of the Society of Construction Arbitrators

Major Projects Adjudication Group

Swiss Arbitration Association.

ICC Commission on Arbitration

Crossrail Panel of Adjudicators.

Direct Access

Peter Aeberli is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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