Past Chairs

Hamish Lal

Hamish Lal


Hamish Lal is ranked Band 1 in Construction and Band 1 in International Construction Arbitration in Chambers & Partners, and in the Top-Tier in The Legal 500 UK. Hamish is a Solicitor-Advocate (All Higher Courts) and admitted to Part II of the DIFC Courts Register of Legal Practitioners. Hamish is also an Adjunct Professor of Law - University College Dublin (UCD) Sutherland School of Law; A Fulbright Scholar; and Author, `Manual of Construction Agreements' published by LexisNexis.

Richard Booth

Richard Booth


Richard is a Partner in HFW's Construction and Engineering Group and a past Chair of the Adjudication Society. He has 20 years of experience of advising on construction disputes and is a keen and experienced user of adjudication. He is recommended by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

Tim Willis

Tim Willis


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Tim practices as a solicitor and also runs his own construction consultancy Tim is a past Chairman of the Adjudication Society and the regional convenor for the Midlands Region. Tim is a member of TeCSA and SCL and tutors for Thomas Telford on NEC contracts. Tim’s practice covers both contentious and non-contentious law , dealing with disputes in all dispute forums. Tim manages the Adjudication Society Newsletter as well as other general committee work.

Edward Quigg

Edward Quigg


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Edward comes from a civil engineering background and is a solicitor and director of Quigg Golden and Edwards & Company. He is a past Treasurer and Chair of the Adjudication Society and has been on the committee for over 15 years.

Ben Beaumont


John Riches


Nicholas Gould


Bob Davies


Guy Cottam