Edward Corbett (Managing Director)

Edward is the managing director of Corbett & Co. He is acknowledged as one of the world’s most experienced international construction lawyers with an unsurpassed reputation as a FIDIC expert.  His expertise is recognised with his ranking as a leading individual in Chambers UK 2016 – Construction: International Arbitration UK-wide.

After reading law at Oxford University, he qualified as a barrister and practised for a short while before joining Masons in 1984. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1988.

He has an MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration from King’s College and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has conducted advocacy both in arbitration and DAB proceedings. He also has experience as an arbitrator and adjudicator on both UK and international disputes. He is an accredited mediator. He is on FIDIC’s lists of mediators and adjudicators and is trained as a TeCSA adjudicator. He has experience in all forms of construction contract.

Edward is the author of FIDIC 4th – A Practical Legal Guide and many articles and papers dealing with aspects of international construction contracts. He is also on the Editorial Board of Construction Law International (CLInt). He has lectured extensively on construction law and in particular on FIDIC’s standard forms of contract.