White & Case
 
Anthony P. Lavers
Counsel
London

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Practice Experience
Anthony Lavers is Counsel in the Construction and Engineering Practice Group in the London office. He undertakes legal research on both contentious and non-contentious work and has worked on matters relating to projects in Algeria, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Kuwait, Lesotho, Northern Ireland, Oman, Peru, Rumania, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Uzbekistan. He is also engaged in training, writing and know-how activities within the Group and more widely within the Firm. Anthony co-authored FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice published by Informa in 2009.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2001, Anthony was Professor of Law at Oxford Brookes University, where he still holds a Visiting Chair, and Consultant to the Construction Group of a major City firm for five years.

Bars and Courts
Barrister, England and Wales (Lincolns Inn), 1997

Education
PhD, National University of Singapore, 1988
MPhil, University of Southampton, 1980
LLB (Hons), University College London, 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships
Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, FRICS (2008), MRICS (2001)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, MCI.Arb. (1999), ACI.Arb. (1992)
Society of Construction Law
Technology and Construction Bar Association

Awards and Recognition
Visiting Professor, Oxford Brookes University, 2001-Present
Visiting Professor, University of Portsmouth 2008 – Present
D.Litt University of Portsmouth, 2007 "for published work of high distinction"
Chairman, Society of Construction Law 2004 – 2006 (Vice-Chairman 2002 - 2004)
Commendation, Chartered Institute of Building Literary Awards, 1999
Coordinator, Commission on Post-Construction Liability of the International Council for Building Research, 1994-2001
Joseph Hellyer Prize, University College, London, 1977

Publications since 2006
"Tender contracts give hope to the disgruntled", Construction Law International (Journal of the IBA International Construction Projects Committee). Part 1 Vol 5 Issue 2, June 2010 pp 15-20 Part 2 Vol 5 Issue 3, August 2010 pp 6-11
Co-author of FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice, Informa, December 2009 (with E. Baker, B. Mellors and S. Chalmers)
"The impact of environmental factors upon construction procurement and risk exposure in UK projects", Proceedings of the European Society of Construction Law Annual Conference, Athens 2008 pp 93-103
"Ethics in Construction Law – a review of the position in eight European countries", Society of Construction Law Papers No. 144 (2008), 18 pages
"Indicators of the impact of environmental factors on UK construction law: developments in the new millennium", Construction Management and Economics (2007), Vol 25 pp 821-829 (with D. Shiers and M. Keeping)
"Ethics in Construction Law – European Society of Construction Law responses from eight member countries", International Construction Law Review (2007), Vol 24 Part 4 pp 435-447
"Temporary disconformity revisited", Society of Construction Law Papers No. 139 (2007), 15 pages, (with E. Baker)
"Epilogue to the Great Delay Analysis Debate", Society of Construction Law Papers No. 130 (April 2006)
"Temporary disconformity in construction and engineering contracts", Construction Law Journal (2006) Vol 22 No. 2 pp 81-91 (with E. Baker)
Languages
English
French

Citizenship
British