Simon Delves


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Simon Delves

DRBF Trained Dispute Board Member
Accredited Mediator (TeCSA and CEDR)
Accredited Adjudicator (TeCSA)
Chartered Engineer (1979)
BSc (Hons), Civil Engineering, University of Surrey

England and Wales 1987

Partner in Beale and Company


Technically very strong, with a good client focus. 
Chambers UK 2016


Simon, who is also a chartered civil engineer, is recognised in Chambers in the top category of leading individuals in the field of construction law, he specialises in solving problems and disputes in the Construction and Engineering industries, as well as project documentation.Simon joined Beale & Coin February 2010 from Shadbolt LLP where he was a partner in the Construction and Engineering team.

Simon advises clients in respect of a wide variety of building, construction and engineering projects both domestically and internationally including power stations of various types, dams, hotels, harbour works, highways, tunnels, commercial buildings, refineries, infrastructure works, cabling systems, street works, bridge works, process facilities, water treatment facilities, reservoirs, land reclamation projects, tunnels and residential developments.

He is highly experienced in various forms of dispute resolution including litigation, international arbitration, domestic arbitration, adjudication and other alternative dispute resolution procedures including conciliation and dispute adjudication and dispute review board procedures. Sits as a member of dispute adjudication boards, acts as a mediator and as a conciliator; is an accredited mediator and adjudicator.

Simon has worked extensively on UK domestic forms of contract including ECC/NEC, ad hoc contracts and FIDIC and EDF contracts in various jurisdictions including Hong Kong, China, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Lesotho, Taiwan, Thailand, Denmark, Caribbean, Brazil, Turkey, Angola and Egypt.

Simon is a co-author of Tolley's Guide to Construction Contracts. He is a member of the Society of Construction Law and Technology & Construction Solicitors Association and is a member of, and former Chairman, of the Advisory Panel for legal affairs of the Institution of Civil Engineers.