Sean has held directorships and senior commercial positions with contracting and consultancy firms in the United Kingdom and Internationally. With over 30 years’ experience in the onshore and offshore construction and engineering industries across the globe Sean has worked across the continents of Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and the Americas.
He has acted as quantum expert before various dispute resolution tribunals including adjudication, dispute board, expert determination and arbitration.
Sean holds a current Cardiff University Bond Solon accreditation as an expert witness and is on the Dubai International Arbitration Centre and the Arbitrators Association panels of experts.
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, Society of Construction Law (UK), The International Bar Association, The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, UK Adjudicators and HK Adjudicators. Sean also sits as an arbitrator and adjudicator and through this experience better understands what the tribunal expects from those giving evidence.
Advice given to parties on various arbitral rules includes those of the ICC, LCIA, DIFC, DIAC, DIAC, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, SIAC, AAA, ICDR, KLRCA, SCC, ASA and ICSID.
HOTEL / LEISURE
BUSINESS PARKS / INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL UNITS
POLICE / MINISTRY DEFENCE
OIL AND GAS / POWER & PROCESS / ENGINEERING / UTILITY