Niall Lawless is an experienced Chartered Arbitrator, Information Systems Practitioner, Mechanical Engineer, Building Services Engineer, and Chartered Builder. He offers arbitration, mediation, and adjudication services and his commercial and technical expertise is particularly appropriate in both domestic and international commercial technology, engineering, and construction disputes.
He is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration, the Chartered Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the British Computer Society, the Regional Centre for Arbitration Kuala Lumpur, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and the Thai Arbitration Institute's panel of Arbitrators. He is also a member of the World Intellectual Property Organisation list of experts and arbitrator and mediator panel.
As well as experience in HGCRA adjudications he has acted as adjudicator in non statutory adjudication, for example in a multi million pound engineering and technology transfer dispute.
He is a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and a Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (C.I.Arb.) accredited mediator. He is also a CROCNAC certified and Mediation UK registered mediator actively involved in commercial and community disputes and has acted as mediator on about sixty occasions.
He is undertaking a part time PhD at the Faculty of Law University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China.