Dispute Resolution Panel

The Dispute Resolution panel is responsible for advising on any matter concerned with dispute resolution which may affect ICE and its members.

The panel regulates ICE's Dispute Resolution Services and is supported in this by the CPD Review Panel.

Meet the panel

The Dispute Resolution panel is made up of a variety of industry experts. Find out more about our panel chair and details of the panel's members.

  • Panel chair: Robert Evans

    Dispute Resolution Panel

    Robert Evans began his career as a civil engineer, working for international consultants and contractors in the UK and in Hong Kong, specialising in marine works and dredging. He was admitted as a corporate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1985 and was made a Fellow in 2008.

    Robert was called to the Bar in 1989 and as a member of Keating Chambers he specialises in construction, engineering and energy disputes and professional negligence work in the UK and abroad. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

    Robert now predominately acts as arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator, in international and domestic disputes. He is a CEDR accredited mediator.


Other panel members

Panel member name Employer
John Barber Independent Consulting Engineer and Director, Centre of Construction Law, Kings College London
Chris Dulake Major Projects Portfolio Director, Mott MacDonald
James Golden Director, Quigg Golden
Raymond Joyce Consultant, Freeths LLP
Lucy Osborne Partner, Ridge & Partners LLP
Lindy Patterson QC, Counsel, Arbitrator And Adjudicator, 39 Essex Chambers

What are we working on?

The panel's key work focuses on:

  • Establishing the standards of qualification, experience and training necessary for inclusion on ICE approved Dispute Resolution Registers
  • Identifying improvements or new services and products for ICE's Dispute Resolution Services
  • Organising Alternative Dispute Resolution CPD workshops and seminars
  • Reviewing and amending ICE's Dispute Resolution Procedure
  • Assessing the eligibility of people applying to join the Dispute Resolution Registers