Andrew Tweeddale is a solicitor-advocate and chartered arbitrator specialising in international construction law.
He qualified as a barrister in 1992 and practised for a short while in London before joining Corbett & Co. in 1995. He has since worked exclusively in construction and engineering law. In 1999 he moved to top city law firm Norton Rose before returning to Corbett & Co. in 2005.
Andrew has dealt with most of the standard form contracts for building and civil engineering works. He has been involved with drafting construction contracts, warranties and stepped dispute resolution provisions. He has acted in major international and domestic arbitration, litigation, adjudication, mediation and expert determination. He has worked for architects, engineers, contractors, sub-contractors, employers and government bodies. He has an MSc. in construction and property law and Diplomas in international commercial arbitration and domestic arbitration.
Andrew is the author of "A Practical Approach to Arbitration Law and Arbitration of Commercial Disputes - International and English Law and Practice." He has lectured on construction law at South Bank University and given seminars on arbitration, adjudication and other forms of ADR. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Society of Construction Lawyers.