Niall Fenelon FIEI, FCIArb.




Co. Louth

Contact Details

Ph +353 (87) 3289401



B.E. (Civil), UCC – 1987

C.DipA.F. (Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance, ACCA – 1993

Dip. Environmental Engineering, TCD – 1997

Dip. Construction Law & Contract Administration, TCD – 1998

MAI in Engineering Contracts, TCD – 2000

Diploma in Legal Studies, DIT – 2002

LLB in Irish Law, GCD/Nottingham Trent Uni – 2004

Diploma in Adjudication, UCD - 2015

Career History

November 2015 to now => Senior Procurement Consultant to BMS on their $1 billion LSCC biologics project at Cruiserath, County Dublin.

June 2013 to October 2015 => Contract Administrator on the $2 billion Fab 14/24 projects at Intel, Leixlip.

May 2012 to May 2013 => Employer’s Representative for Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) on the R132 National Regional Route road project using GCC form of contract.

March 2011 to May 2012 => Providing a claims review consultancy service to Dublin Airport Authority on numerous commercial/contractual disputes across a range of projects.

2000 to May 2013 => Senior/Project Resident Engineer and Employer’s Representative on various projects on site valued at between €3 million and €150 million.

1991 to 1999 => Senior/Project resident Engineer with P. J. Tobin & Co. Ltd. On various road and water/waste water/main drainage projects in the north east of the country.

1991 => Senior Site Engineer with Fairclough Piling in Dublin (9 months).

1987 to 1990 => Section Engineer with John Laing U.K. Ltd, working primarily on the Sizewell B nuclear power station in Suffolk.

Positions Held

My experience to date has primarily involved the management of large construction and civil engineering projects, principally in the area of water/waste water/main drainage. I also have experience in the construction of national regional roads and of motorway construction.


Over the past 30 years or so, I have worked on a wide variety of projects, across a number of sectors, including site investigation, piling, tunnelling, roads, water, waste water, main drainage, heavy civils, estuarine/marine, airport, mechanical and electrical, microelectronics and pharmaceuticals. During this time, I have developed the considerable expertise in the following areas:

Consideration of overall project procurement strategies in terms of project delivery from the outset and making recommendations in respect of same.

Production and review of Contract documents.

Tender assessment, technical/commercial bid analysis and award recommendations in respect of contractors and equipment.

Evaluation of construction quality issues on site giving rise to disagreements or disputes.

Appraisal of extension of time entitlements.

Review and assessment of contractual and commercial claims submissions.

Assisting and representing parties in ADR forums including mediation, conciliation and arbitration.