Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Nigel Davies BSc (Hons) (Q.Surv), PGCert.Psych, GDipLaw, PGDipLP, DipArb, MSc (Merit), LLM (Distinction), FRICS, FCIOB, FCInstCES, FCIArb, is a Chartered Surveyor, Chartered Builder, Chartered Construction Manager, Chartered Arbitrator, Solicitor Advocate, Panel Registered Adjudicator, Mediator and Mediation Advocate.
Nigel originally launched the business in 2005, and upon incorporation at the beginning of 2008, changed its name to Davies & Davies Associates Ltd. Davies & Davies has steadily grown year-on-year, providing quality comprehensive advice and support to organisations in the construction industry who may be involved in difficult projects, high risk/reward contracts, disputes and conflict.
As both a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Solicitor Advocate, having worked for building contractors in the construction industry and law firms in the field of construction law, Nigel offers an in-depth perspective gained through his hands-on experience which he continues to maintain.
Nigel has over 25 years' experience in the construction industry, originally gained working as a quantity surveyor working on a variety of building projects, then latterly as a consultant and a solicitor specialising in commercial and contractual management and construction law. During this period Nigel has worked and acted for employers, architects, main contractors and specialist sub-contractors in providing quantity surveying, legal and commercial services on a wide range of construction projects operating under a variety of standard and non-standard contracts and sub-contracts. These have included shopping centres, commercial offices, leisure centres, underground stations, industrial facilities, refurbishment, prestige residential developments and social housing.
Nigel is conversant with the standard forms of contract (JCT, NEC, ICE, FIDIC, etc.,) and sub-contract currently in use in the building and civil engineering industries, together with the associated methods of measurement. Nigel also undertakes the vetting and drafting of contracts, contractual documentation, seminars, and provision of legal advice, mediation services and the overseeing of all aspects of dispute resolution including litigation. He is experienced in the resolution of both simple and complex contractual problems.
Not only does Nigel undertake appointments as an adjudicator, he is also a Chartered Arbitrator and a Mediator, who also represents clients across a variety of contentious and non-contentious construction matters. Nigel is available throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Internationally.
In addition, Nigel is a member of the RICS Construction and Dispute Resolution Faculties, The Law Society, the Chartered Institute of Building, the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a practising Adjudicator, being panel registered with the RICS, TeCSA, CIArb, RIBA, CIC, and Ireland, a Mediator and a mediation advocate.