Dermot Durack BSc, BL, FSCSI, FRICS, FCIArb

54 Grange Park

Baldoyle

Dublin 13

D13 T2C3

Contact Details

Mob +353 (86) 1280204

Email dermot@constructionclaims.ie

Web http://www.constructionclaims.ie/

Qualifications

1990 - Diploma in Construction Technology, College of Technology Bolton Street

1993 - BSC in Construction Economics, Trinity College Dublin

2000 - Barrister at Law, Honourable Society of Kings Inns

2003 - Diploma in Arbitration, University College Dublin

2012 – Accredited Commercial Mediator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

2014 – Accredited Construction Adjudicator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Career History

1990 to 2003 – Quantity Surveyor, Bonner & Co Ltd

2003 to 2005 – Construction Contracts Manager, Intel

2005 to 2011 – Commercial Manager, DP Developments

2011 to 2013 - Construction Contracts Manager, Intel

2013 to 2016 – Contracts Manager, PM Group

Positions Held

2010 to 2011 – Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Young Members Group

2010 to 2012 – Treasurer of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Irish Branch

2011 to 2016 – Member of Admissions Board for Registered Quantity Surveyors

2014 to 2016 – Member of the SCSI Dispute Resolution Standing Committee

Experience

I am a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Barrister at Law with over 25 years Construction Experience. I have first-hand experience of large complex Construction Projects including; high tech, data centres, education, residential, pharmaceutical, power, medical and food projects. I also have extensive experience of Tendering, Procurement, Contract Administration, Project Management, Design Build Projects, Joint Venture Agreements, Novation Agreements and the preparation and Negotiation of Final Accounts. I have an in-depth knowledge of all the standard Forms of Construction Contracts and Methods of Measurement, in addition to working with and drafting Bespoke Project Agreements.

I have over 15 years’ experience in the negotiation and resolution of Disputes arising out of Construction Projects and I am a member of various SCSI and CIArb Dispute Resolution and Independent Expert Panels. I have served as a Mediator, Conciliator and Arbitrator and have published Reasoned Awards. I have also prepared many Expert Reports and appeared as an Expert in Arbitrations and Court Proceedings.