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Robert Michael Gibbs

Commercial Manager


Commercial Management, Contract Management, Quantity Surveying, Quantum


  • Associate CIARB
  • NVQ L7 Commercial Management
  • Member Society Construction Law
  • Member Adjudication Society

Specialisms / Skills

  • Expert Witness Support

Robert is a commercial manager with Hanscomb intercontinental and has project experience in the United Kingdom and Internationally. This experience includes onshore and offshore construction, engineering and shipbuilding industries across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Robert has regularly supported quantum, delay and engineering experts in data collection and report preparation for matters before various dispute resolution tribunals including adjudication, dispute boards, expert determination and arbitration. Project experience includes major airport developments, industrial process plants, commercial developments, military and police installations, heavy engineering in respect of onshore and offshore oil & gas facilities and pipelines, highway interchanges, tunnels, leisure resorts, nuclear, water treatment and desalination plants, waste to energy, biomass, onshore and offshore windfarms, renewables, mines, ports, hospitals and rail/metro projects.

Projects have been based on numerous standard and be-spoke Conditions of Contract, including the NEC/ECC Suite of Contracts, JCT Suite of Contracts, ICE Suite of Contract, FIDIC Suite of Contracts, I Chem E Suite of Contracts, ICC Suite of contracts and other EPC / Split EPC / EPIC / FEED / EPCM  /LSTK  forms. He is actively involved with construction law institutes and organizations including The Adjudication Society, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Society of Construction Law (UK), UK Adjudicators and HK Adjudicators.

Waste to Energy Plant, UK – quantum report for adjudication proceedings concerning defects under ICHEME Red Book

Waste to Energy Plant, UK – quantum report for adjudication proceedings concerning piling under NEC Option A Contract

Waste to Energy Plant, UK – quantum report for adjudication proceedings concerning a contaminated ground dispute under NEC Option A Contract

Various residential properties UK – Instructed by solicitors acting for tenants pursuing claims against landlords under the Housing Disrepair Protocol.

Metro, UK –  quantum report on disputed variation account

Gibbs, MILLCHRIS DEVELOPMENTS LTD V WATERS [2020] 4 WLUK 45 – Application for injunction to stop an adjudication refused, UK Adjudicators Newsletter May 2020

Gibbs, TFM EPPING LAND PTY LTD V DECON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD [2020] NSWCA 93, UK Adjudicators Newsletter June 2020

Gibbs, MW HIGH TECH PROJECTS UK LTD V BALFOUR BEATTY KILPATRICK LTD [2020] EWHC 1413 (TCC), UK Adjudicators Newsletter June 2020