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Ciaran Williams
Ciaran Williams
Counsel — International Construction Disputes
Counsel — International Construction Disputes

Ciaran Williams

Ciaran Williams

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Ciaran Williams

Experience Highlights

  • Advising a multinational engineering and construction firm in respect of disputes with a joint venture chemical company

  • Acting for a main contractor in respect of disputes on a nuclear submarine defence project

  • Acting on an ad hoc arbitration for a civil contractor in a range of disputes on a major light rail PFI project in the UK

  • Advising a main contractor in respect of disputes against a multinational electricity and gas utility company on a project to improve the operational dependability to a HVDC submarine power cable

  • Advising an international contractor in respect of disputes with its subcontractor on a project which involved the demolition and replacement of a road-over-rail bridge

  • Advising an M&E subcontractor in respect of a final account dispute with an employer on a prestigious residential project in the UK

  • Acting for a rail provider on a multi-million pound adjudication brought by its contractor in relation to a major capacity improvement infrastructure project

  • Advising a large oil and gas provider on disputes under an EPC contract for a LNG plant and associated facilities in West Africa


  • Queen’s University Belfast, M.Sc. Construction and Project Management, 2009
  • Queen’s University Belfast, LL.B. Law, 2008
  • England and Wales
  • Ireland
  • “Ireland’s Construction Contracts Act and its application to projects abroad”, Construction Law, Volume 33, Number 8, October 2022

Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • “The termination journey: Key considerations, risks… and opportunities?”, Kings College London, International Construction Arbitration Conference, 15 September 2022 (speaker)