David Evans

Oxford Mediation Steering Committee Member

ADR Chambers accredited mediator


David Evans


Mediation Experience

David Evans specialises in construction, engineering, property development and planning disputes.

David started mediating in 1999. He trained with ADR Chambers as was accredited as a civil and commercial mediator in 2005. His mediation practice has been wide ranging covering most types of civil and commercial mediation.

He is a founder member of Oxford Mediation.

"Evans is an experienced … solicitor, who has developed a highly regarded mediation practice …" (Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession)

"… and excellent mediator" (Legal 500)

Alternative Dispute Resolution

David also accepts appointments as:

  • adjudicator – under the Housing Grants (Construction and Regeneration) Act 1996;
  • evaluator - in early neutral adjudication ("ENE");
  • arbitrator;
  • dispute resolution board member.

Professional Experience

David has worked in the construction industry for most of his career. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer, Solicitor and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, having trained as both an arbitrator and adjudicator. He has a degree in civil engineering and master's degree in construction management.

He worked as a civil engineer for 17 years, but since 1997 has practiced as a commercial litigator and construction lawyer. He has worked as a mediator since 2005.

David has taken on all manner of disputes, some involving substantial claims and several parties, including disputes over:

  • construction contracts, interim / final accounts, damages and extensions of time;
  • construction defects, rectification and termination claims;
  • defective products;
  • materials / product supply, franchise / agency agreements;
  • mechanical and electrical engineering;
  • professional negligence;
  • property development contracts;
  • DBFO and PFI contracts;
  • planning;
  • IT systems' performance;
  • commercial contracts;
  • company / shareholder / partnership agreements.


David also offers training and lectures on alternative dispute resolution, mediation, and construction law.

Please contact David for more information about the Oxford Mediation Construction Scheme or for an informal chat about mediation and ADR and how we can help.

For more information:

Please contact David Evans

Telephone 0791 716 3712 or Email David.Evans@blakemorgan.co.uk

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