John Deaton B.Arch. F.R.I.A.I. R.I.B.A. Dip. Arb. FCIArb


Dundrum Road

Dublin 14

Contact Details

Ph +353 (1) 4754960

Mob +353 (87) 2951838  




Bachelor of Architecture - University College Dublin 1977

Diploma in Arbitration - Faculty of Law, University College Dublin 1998

CIArb. Accredited Mediator

CIArb. Accredited Workplace Mediator

CIArb Accredited Adjudicator - Conversion Course 2015

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (81057 - 1981)

Member Royal Institute of British Architects

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 1999

Practising member Mediators Institute of Ireland

Member Irish Commercial Mediation Association

Director, Heritage Contractors Registration Board

Career History

I have been in private practice as an architect since 1980. I have run my own practice since 1986. Currently a director of Deaton Lysaght Architects employing 6 persons.

Clients include: Office of Public Works, Courts Service, Prison Service, Tipperary County Council, Kildare Co. Council, Nabco, Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, Dublin Archdiocese, Gannon Homes, private clients.


CIArb holiday schemes

CIArb motor schemes.

R.I.A.I. contracts.


R.I.A.I. contracts

Ad hoc appointments


Environmental mediations


Expert witness, claims negotiation

Positions Held

2016 - Principal - Deaton Dispute Resolution

1990 - present - Director, Deaton Lysaght Architects

1986-1990 - Principal- John Deaton Architects

1983 - 1986 - Associate - Fehily Associates, Architects

1980 1983 - Architect - O'Neill Flanagan and Partners, Architects

1997 -1980 - Architect - Patrick Rooney and Associates, Architects


Architect in private practice since 1980.

Extensive experience in construction management and administration.

RIAI and GCC contracts.

Construction claims avoidance and management.

Arbitrator nominated by CIArb. and R.I.A.I.

R.I.A.I. panel of arbitrators and conciliators.

Expert witness/claims advisor on building disputes.

Conciliator nominated by R.I.A.I and privately.

Advisor to RIAI on BCARS system.

Committee member CIArb. Ireland (Arbitration subcommittee, Planning and Environmental Mediation Panel)

First time pass in Adjudication Conversion Course.