Arbitration and related activity
Geoffrey Hartwell has acted (in the UK and internationally) as an arbitrator and adjudicator, as an expert mediator and conciliator, as an expert investigator and assessor for arbitral tribunals and also as a Special Referee in the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man.
As an Expert witness and technical advisor to legal teams, he has experience of both civil and criminal cases and has been called to assist Courts on technical issues by both Prosecution and Defence.
He advises technically upon a variety of contractual matters (at the contract stage and also when problems and differences have arisen).
Geoffrey Hartwell has experience of the following jurisdictions:
Bahrain, Canada, Czech Republic, England and Wales, France, Hong Kong, India, Irish Republic, Isle of Man, Korea, Malaysia, Nigeria,, Northern Ireland, Qatar, Scotland, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, USA.
Subjects have included:
Some time Arbitrator on Lists of:
Power Stations - Construction, Boilers and Machinery, Performance Evaluation and Costing, Computer Control Systems, Welding, Lagging.
Water and Sewage Treatment - Chemistry, Performance, Construction
Pharmaceutical Chemical Manufacture
Automated Mechanical Handling
Corrosion of Packaging Machinery
Railway Equipment and Rolling Stock
Copyright of Drawings and Designs, Patent Validity and Licensing Agreements
Computer Systems and Equipment,
Ship's Electrical Systems
Construction of Swimming Pools
Electrical Accidents, Fires, Death by Electric Shock
Delays and Disruption in Construction Contracts
International Sub-Contracting & Contracting
FIDIC Accredited Adjudicator
NMA Accredited Mediator
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Institution of Civil Engineers
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Institution of Electrical Engineers
Institution of Chemical Engineers
World Intellectual Property Organisation
London Court of International Arbitration
European Court of Arbitration
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
Fédération International des Ingénieurs Conseils (List for ICC)
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
Hong Kong Arbitration Centre
Singapore International Arbitration Centre
Indian Council of Arbitration
Cour D'Arbitrage de l'Europe du Nord
Mauritius Chamber of Commerce