Peter Higgins has been providing specialist contract advice to clients worldwide for over thirty years.

Peter has extensive experience in advising clients on contract issues. He has advised on contract strategy, drafting and compilation, developing and implementing procurement approaches, and has assisted project teams in establishing contract management techniques. He also advises teams on contractual queries that arise during a project. On many appointments, he works jointly with the client’s legal advisors.




He has run courses on Contract procedures and lectured to professional bodies, and has had appointments as expert witness in arbitration and litigation. Peter has acted as Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator and Conciliator in engineering, building and landscape disputes. He has also been appointed to provide expert determination on disputes, and has been involved in mediation and conciliation proceedings.

Peter was Chairman of the Institution of Civil Engineers’ New Engineering Contract Panel and led the teams responsible for drafting the revised third and fourth edition of the NEC contract family. He is now chairman of the NEC4 Contract Board, which takes professional and technical responsibility for NEC contracts and advice.

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Peter Higgins