John Wright

JOHN WRIGHT ADR 

Suite 408

Parkway House

Sheen Lane

London SW14 8LS

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8876 9297

Mob: +44 (0) 7909 940325

Email: jw@johnwrightadr.com

Web: www.johnwrightadr.com

 

ArbDB CHAMBERS 

International Dispute Resolution Centre

70 Fleet Street

London EC4Y 1EU

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3514 9020

Mob: +44 (0) 7909 940325

Email: john.wright@arbdb.com

Web: www.arbdb.com

 

DATE OF BIRTH 

 

2nd May 1952

 

EDUCATION 

 

  • Hereford Cathedral School (1963 - 1970)

  • St John's College, Cambridge (1970 - 1973)

  • BA 1973 MA 1977

 

PRESENT POSITION 

 

  • Principal, John Wright ADR

  • Member and Director, ArbDB Chambers

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

 

  • 1976 - 1979 Solicitor - Coward Chance (now Clifford Chance LLP)

  • 1979 - 1983 Solicitor - McKenna & Co (now CMS Cameron McKenna)

  • 1984 - 1998 Partner and Head of Construction Department – Warner Cranston (now Reed Smith LLP)

  • 1999 - 2003 Partner - Berwin Leighton Paisner

  • 2003 - 2011 Partner - Lane & Partners LLP (now Bird & Bird LLP)

  • 2011 – 2016 Partner - Goodman Derrick LLP

  • 2016 – 2018 Consultant, Goodman Derrick LLP

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 1976 Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales

  • 1991 Fellow - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

  • 1995 Mediator accredited by Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

  • 1996 Adjudicator accredited by Technology & Construction Solicitors’ Association (TeCSA)

  • 2009 Appointed to FIDIC President’s List of Approved Dispute Adjudicators

  • 2009 Fellow – Dispute Board Federation (DBF)

  • 2016 Fellow – Malaysian Society of Adjudicators

  • 2017 Chartered Arbitrator

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PANEL MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • FIDIC President’s List of Approved Dispute Adjudicators

  • RICS Register of Dispute Board Members

  • Panel of Arbitrators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

  • Panel of Arbitrators, Dubai International Arbitration Centre

  • Panel of Arbitrators, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

  • Panel of Arbitrators, Asian International Arbitration Centre

  • Panel of Arbitrators, Georgian International Arbitration Centre

  • Panel of Arbitrators, Pacific International Arbitration Centre (Vietnam)

  • Panel of Arbitrators, Thailand Arbitration Centre

  • Panel of Arbitrators, RICS Select Construction and Engineering Arbitration Service

  • Panel of Arbitrators, RICS Fast Track Construction and Engineering Arbitration Service

  • Panel of Arbitrators, CIArb Dispute Appointment Property Service

  • Panel of Arbitrators, CIArb Business Arbitration Scheme

  • Panel of Arbitrators, CEDR Solve

  • Panel of Arbitrators, the Law Society

  • Transport for London Conflict Avoidance Panel

  • Panel of Adjudicators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

  • Panel of Adjudicators, Asian International Arbitration Centre

  • Panel of Adjudicators, Technology and Construction Solicitors’ Association

  • Panel of Adjudicators, Royal Institute of British Architects

  • Panel of Construction Adjudicators, CEDR Solve

  • Panel of Mediators, the Mediation Centre, Dubai

  • Specialist Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators, ADR Chambers

  • Resolex Panel of Construction Mediators

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS HELD

 

  • Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2009-2014, Chair 2011-2013)

  • Co-Chair - International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association (2012-2013)

  • Chair of interview panel for RICS Adjudication Panel Assessments (2005-2006)

  • Chair of tribunal for RICS Adjudication Panel Appeals (2006)

  • Member - Arbitration Club

  • Member - Adjudication Society

  • Member - Society of Construction Law

  • Member - Society of Construction Arbitrators

  • Member - Dispute Resolution Board Foundation

 

RECOGNITIONS

 

  • Recognised for many years in Chambers’ Directory and the Legal 500 as a leading construction lawyer

  • Included in Who’s Who Legal Directory from 2007 onwards as one of the world’s leading construction lawyers

  • Included in Who’s Who Legal Directory 2018 as one of the world’s leading mediators

 

For a full outline of John's experience please download his CV 

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