Al Jarratt

A Fellow of several Chartered Institutions, a highly experienced and accredited international commercial mediator and arbitrator across numerous different sectors internationally.

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Bahrain, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Arabic, English, French
Mediation Profile

FEEDBACK & SUMMARY

"Counsel and ourselves valued immensely Dr Jarratt's deep engagement with the Parties and creative approach to break deadlocks and produce the final settlement"

"Very pleased with Dr Al Jarratt's time and commitment and extra effort in unravelling a difficult situation which encountered further unexpected problems before a resolution could become possible"

"Counsel, solicitor and ourselves were most impressed by Dr Jarratt's excellent approach. A superb mediator producing the perfect settlement quickly and cost-effectively"

A highly respected member of the profession.

Highly qualified and accredited and a Fellow of several Chartered Institutions.

Experienced Team Leader and a well-known Main Speaker/Workshops Leader at flagship national and regional professional events.

Member of the Editorial Advisory Panel for the bi-monthly international Management, Procurement and Law.

Highly experienced International Commercial Mediator and Dispute Resolver in construction, property, commercial and other disputes including mediating by telephone.

Extensive experience in mediating disputes in the UK and the Middle East amongst other regions with a 93% success rate.

Adjudicated and arbitrated numerous construction disputes. Also acted as Conciliator, Expert Determiner, Expert Witness and Early Neutral Evaluator.

QUALIFICATIONS

BSc (Hons) MSc PhD Chartered Eur Ing CEng CMngr FICE FCIHT FCMI MCIArb MAE MEWI QDR

ACCREDITATIONS

Mediator

• Practising Certified International Commercial Mediator

• ICE's Mediator/Conciliator

• RICS' Mediator

• CIArb's Mediator

• CIArb's CDP Mediator

• CIArb's PI Mediator

• CIArb's LB of Tower Hamlets' Mediator

• Academy of Experts’ QDR

• Academy of Experts' BMF's Mediator

• IMI's Mediator

• FIMC's Mediator

• WIPO's Mediator

• Clerksroom's Mediator

• Civil Disputes Mediator

• Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors

Adjudicator

• Practising Adjudicator

• RIBA's Adjudicator

• CIC's Adjudicator

• HA's Adjudicator

• Adjudicator on a national contractor’s Standard Forms of Contract

Expert Determiner/Witness

• Practising Expert Determiner & Expert Witness

• Member, Academy of Experts

• Member, EWI

• Member, EWI's PBAG

• UK Register of Expert Witnesses

• Sweet & Maxwell's Checked Expert

ATTRIBUTES AS MEDIATOR

• Highly accredited and experienced practising International Commercial Mediator.

• Hold the highest academic and professional qualifications with extensive work in the commercial sector including mediating by telephone.

• Highly experienced in mediating construction, property, commercial and other disputes with a high success rate in mediated settlements, 93%.

RECENT SETTLED MEDIATIONS

1 Breach of a commercial contract by an international bank's client company, UAE

2 Disputed vehicle fleet warranty between the manufacturers, dealer and client company

3 Breaches in engineering and building works under the Amended FIDIC Red Book, Qatar

4 Structural failures in a block of flats

5 Non-payment for live advertising screens for a telecommunications company

6 Transhipment cargo damage

7 Medical negligence against a PCT Health Trust and a surgeon

8 Building defects in council-let properties

9 Negligence claim against terraced housing design consultants

10 Non-payment of certified sums due in Qatar

11 Disputed late remedial works and delayed advice

12 Unfair Director's dismissal

13 Infringement of a company's product Trade Mark

14 Deficient review of offshore facilities design, procurement, construction and operation

15 Defective premises dispute

16 Damages for breach of covenants

17 Disputed variations for infrastructure works under the FIDIC Gold Book in Botswana

18 Breaches in a Commercial Tenancy Agreement

19 Breaches of statutory duty by council

20 Non-compliance with notified disrepair works

21 Inadequate inspections by council for building defects

22 Lack of general care and attention to properties

23 Non-payment of rents due

24 Mis-use of demised reconstructed properties

25 Changed specifications in a riverside building complex

26 Deficient road drainage system design, installation and alignment

27 Adverse pavement condition, maintenance and inspections in a town centre

28 Disputed printing franchising rights of use

29 Medical negligence against a Consultant Surgeon

30 Personal injury in dock offloading

31 Breaches of copyrights of a publication use

32 Yacht purchase and non-payment of monthly installments

33 Damages against a local authority for personal injury

34 Breaches in servicing contract by an IT company

35 Damages against a utility provider for plant failure

36 Disputed charity's constitution

37 Disputed footballer's grievances against club

38 Breach of pay formula's terms in a footballer's Contract

39 Operating shortcomings of oil storage in a gravity-based structure

40 Infringement of using a company's name

FACILITATOR:

Extensive experience conducting mediations as facilitator; a highly successful approach to narrow the parties' differences and arrive at a settlement.

EVALUATOR:

Acted sensitively as an evaluative mediator where appropriate considering the parties' expressed interest in value judgement to deal with the matters in dispute.

TRANSFORMATIVE:

Also mediated disputes on a transformative basis where this has suited the parties and the nature of the dispute.

Agriculture Airports Arts Banking Breach of Contract Bridges Buildings Building Defects Charities' Constitutions Civil Engineering Commercial Commercial Contracts Community Construction Construction Contracts Construction Defects Consultants' Fees Consumer Contracts Consumer Goods Copyrights Dams Delay Analysis Designs Docks Drainage Dredging Employer's Liability Employment Energy Engineering Contracts Entertainment Environment Extension of Time Family Fashion Financial Services Franchising Fraud Government Harbours Healthcare Human Rights Inheritance Insurance Intellectual Property International Commerce Investments IT Life Insurance Lock Gates Manufacturing Marine Engineering Marine Vessels Purchase & Maintenance Maritime Media Non-payment/Withholding of Monies Patents Personal Injury Planning Prive Health Insurance Professional Negligence Project Management Property Quality of Materials Railways Real Estates Religion/Ethics Roads Sea Outfalls Sewerage Social Sport Structural Engineering Tax Technology Telecommunications Trademarks Tunnels Utilities Waste Disposal Water Structures Water Supply Water Systems Wine Industry Work Place Yacht Purchase & Maintenance

  • Practising Certified International Commercial Mediator
  • Institution of Civil Engineers’ Mediator/Conciliator
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Mediator
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Mediator
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ CDP Mediator
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Personal Injury Mediator
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ LB of Tower Hamlets' Mediator
  • Academy of Experts’ Qualified Dispute Resolver
  • Academy of Experts' British Marine Federation's Mediator
  • International Mediation Institute's Mediator
  • Florence International Mediation Chamber's Mediator
  • World Intellectual Property Organization's Mediator
  • Clerksroom's Mediator
  • Civil Disputes Mediator
  • Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors
  • Royal Institute of British Architects' Adjudicator
  • Construction Industry Council's Adjudicator
  • Chartered Engineer, Chartered Manager, Eur Ing CEng CMngr FICE FCIHT FCMI MCIArb MAE MEWI QDR
  • Eur Ing - Holder of the European Engineer title
  • CEng - Chartered Engineer
  • CMngr - Chartered Manager
  • FICE - Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • FCIHT - Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
  • FCMI - Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute
  • MCIArb - Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • MAE - Member of the Academy of Experts
  • MEWI - Founding Member of the Expert Witness Institute
  • QDR - Qualified Dispute Resolver
  • Past Vice Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, eastern region
  • Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, eastern region
  • Past Member of the Chartered Management Institute’s Board, eastern region
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Panel of the bi-monthly international Management, Procurement & Law Journal
  • Professional Reviewer of aspiring members for two chartered institutions
  • Member of the Expert Witness Institute’s Professional Bodies Advisory Group
  • Vetted Expert on the UK Register of Expert Witnesses
  • Checked Expert, Vetted Expert on Sweet & Maxwell’s Directory of Expert Witnesses
Training and Education

Attended ADR events/meetings

Academy of Experts' trained Mediator

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' trained mediator

Attended regional, national and international meetings/conferences on mediation

Attended mediation and training alternatives' talks/discussions on mediation practice

  • Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors' Member
  • Advised/trained aspiring mediators
  • Facilitated Pupils' attendance at mediations with the parties' consent
  • Headed technical staff training including the contractual aspects of construction works
  • Trained prospective mediators as pupils in actual mediations
  • Acted as Mediator and Mediation Judge for the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators
  • Speaker/Workshop Leader at conferences and symposia on contracts and the avoidance and resolution of disputes
  • Speaker/Workshops Leader at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ flagship Annual ADR Day
  • Speaker/Workshop Leader at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ regional and national annual events
  • Speaker at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ flagship Annual Mediation Symposium
  • Speaker at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' Annual Surgery, East Anglia, on my experience as Mediator in my regular mediations
  • Speaker at the Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers & Instructors' annual international conference
  • Speaker launching mediation at the Institution of Structural Engineers’ 75th anniversary alongside two Past Presidents with the then President in the Chair
  • Speaker on the live Midmorning programme on BBC Radio Humberside alongside an MP and Past President of the Freight Traffic Association
  • Invited to appear as a sole morning advisor on the live Sky News television channel
  • Speaker/Workshop Leader at conferences and symposia on contracts and the avoidance and resolution of disputes
  • Speaker/Workshops Leader at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ flagship Annual ADR Day
  • Speaker/Workshop Leader at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ regional and national annual events
  • Speaker at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ flagship Annual Mediation Symposium
  • Speaker at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' Annual Surgery, East Anglia, on my experience as Mediator in my regular mediations
  • Speaker at the Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers & Instructors' annual international conference
  • Speaker launching mediation at the Institution of Structural Engineers’ 75th anniversary alongside two Past Presidents with the then President in the Chair
Publications
  • Wrote papers on the settlement of disputes including Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Wrote a paper on mediation insights in the bi-monthly international Management, Procurement & Law Journal
  • Wrote a paper on cost-effective mediation in The Structural Engineer
  • Wrote a paper on successful mediations in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' Book of Proceedings
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Panel of the bi-monthly international Management, Procurement & Law
  • Featured individually in a main article on training of other professionals in The New Builder
  • Featured on the topic of mediation in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' quarterly Resolver publication
  • Advised Individual Homes and Reader’s Digest magazines on current technical topics
  • Advised/featured in the technical press and various periodicals including The New Builder, Ideal Homes and Reader’s Digest
Compliance

MAIN CODE OF CONDUCT (PREFERRED):

IMI Code of Professional Conduct

OTHER CODES OF CONDUCT USED:

1. The Institution of Civil Engineers
2. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
3. The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
4. The Academy of Experts
5. Specialist codes for commercial mediations

MAIN PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT ASSESSMENT PROCESS (PREFERRED):

IMI Professional Conduct Assessment Process

OTHER PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT COMPLAINT PROCEDURES INCORPORATED:

1. The Institution of Civil Engineers
2. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
3. The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
4. The Academy of Experts
5. Specialist complaint procedures for commercial mediations

Hiscox GBP 1M

Contact
Al
Jarratt
Dr Al Jarratt
+44 (0) 1462 433373
+44(0) 77 344 544 44
+44 (0) 1462 452020
Principal
Construct Consultants
Hitchin
Herts
SG4
United Kingdom