Dispute Resolution in International Construction Contracts
Maria Fisentzou is a Chartered Civil Engineer, testified Delay Expert and CEDR accredited mediator, with over 30 years’ experience. She has acted as party-appointed delay expert on several construction and engineering projects in different parts of the world. Maria has given oral expert evidence in international arbitration, domestic adjudication and mediation proceedings. She has been appointed to provide advice and independent expert opinion to clients on a variety of planning/programming, forensic scheduling, and contractual issues. She also prepares delay and disruption analysis for claims for extension of time, loss and expense, and acceleration measures. Her work is applied not only to formal dispute resolution proceedings but also to risk assessments and negotiated settlements. Her extensive international experience includes working with a variety of contract forms including FIDIC, ICE, JCT and NEC.