Chapter 1. The Dispute Board Concept Chapter 2. Types of Dispute Boards Chapter 3. Legal Basis for Dispute Boards Chapter 4. Case Histories Chapter 5. Appointing and Establishing a Dispute Board Chapter 6. Selection of a Dispute Board Chapter 7. Referral to a Dispute Board Chapter 8. Elements of a Referral Chapter 9. Site Visits Chapter 10. The Hearing Process Chapter 11. Board Member Conflicts Chapter 12. Removal of Board Members Chapter 13. Dispute Boards - Use, Training and Current Practice Chapter 14. Development Banks Chapter 15. Enforcement Issues Chapter 16. Time-bar Clauses, Special Situations and Pitfalls Chapter 17. Mistake, Misrepresentation, Uncertainty and other issues Chapter 18. New Trends Chapter 19. Additional Forms
Dr Cyril Chern is a Barrister practising at Crown Office Chambers, London. He has practised since 1972 specifically in the areas of engineering and construction disputes in the United Kingdom, the EU and internationally. Not only is he a highly praised and respected Barrister, he is also a Chartered Architect, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator and Adjudicator, and has written widely on Mediation, Construction Disputes and Construction Law. He also teaches Dispute Board Course for the World Bank / IFC, FIDIC and the Dispute Board Federation (Geneva) as well as the comprehensive advanced FIDIC contracts course and commercial mediation for the Bar Council Mediation seminar, the World Bank, the IFC, and the DBF.
"This book offers a clear explanation of what a dispute board is, what it does and how it accomplishes its aims. Intended for novices as well as seasoned practitioners, it provides actual examples of the forms, reports, recommendations and decisions that daily occur on dispute boards worldwide." - Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers "The book is a thorough guide for anyone involved in the dispute board process whether as a party, a party representative or, indeed, a board member. The new edition of this book is to be welcomed as it remains one of the few authoritative works on dispute boards, which is an area which remains of signifi cant commercial importance." -Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC