Neutrals - Adjudicators
Rowan acts regularly as an adjudicator. He is a member of the RICS construction adjudication panel, TecSA panel, RIBA panel, standing adjudicator for railway industry RTI/A contract, and (formerly) channel tunnel rail link (CTRL phase 2).
Recent cases include :
- Sitting as adjudicator in two major rail industry disputes in connection with provision of a new radio system for the London Underground system, and the construction of the St. Pancras terminal of the new high speed rail connection with Channel Tunnel. Both disputes involved contracts in excess of E500m.
- Sat as a construction adjudicator (sole appointment) more than 30 times in the last 5 years, writing reasoned decisions, some of them being large scale and one adjudication involving 5 months consistent work.
- Sitting as adjudicator on a 6 month long final account adjudication arising out of office block refurbishment in London. Many thousands of documents involved.
Downing College, Cambridge University, M.A. in Law (First Class Honours) LL.M (formerly LL.B)
Professional qualifications & appointments
Chartered Arbitrator, 2002
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 1992
Middle Temple and Gray's Inn
International Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Society of Construction Law
Society of Construction Arbitrators (Honorary Secretary 2016-present)
International Arbitration Club (London)
Dispute Board Federation
Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
Honorary member of Arbrix (RICS Dispute Resolution)
Member of arbitrator / adjudicator panel, Arbrix (RICS Dispute Resolution)
Member of adjudicator panel, TecSA (Technology Solicitors Association), Mem
ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration)