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Uff, John


Law
Kings College London
United Kingdom

Biography

"ohn Uff QC PhD FREng FICE FCIArb was the founding Director of the Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution and Nash Professor of Engineering Law; he retired from the Nash chair in 2003 and became Professor Emeritus at King's College London. A Fellow of King’s, he is a practising barrister and arbitrator and former Head of Keating Chambers. He graduated in engineering at King’s and was called to the Bar in 1970, since when he has specialised in construction cases. Publications include Construction Law (10th ed, 2009); contributor to Keating’s Building Contracts (8th ed, 2006); ICE Arbitration Practice 1986 (jointly); Methods of Procurement in the Ground Investigation Industry 1986 (jointly); Construction Law Yearbook (editor, vols 1-4); chapter on construction contracts in Chitty on Contracts (30th ed, 2008) (jointly); and numerous papers in civil engineering, engineering law and arbitration. He was also principal editor of many of the Centre’s own publications between 1989 and 1999. He published his report into aspects of rail safety linked to the Southall accident in 2000 and his joint report with Lord Cullen on railway safety systems in 2001; he was awarded a CBE for services to rail safety in the New Year’s Honours 2002."  

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