Architect & Arbitrator / Director and Founder
James O’Donoghue is a graduate of DIT and Trinity College Dublin. He holds a Diploma in Project Management from TCD, a Diploma in Arbitration from the School of Law, UCD and a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (CI Arb – Keble College, Oxford).
James’ special interest is Project Management / Legal Affairs relating to Built Environment Plans & Projects.
James served two terms as Vice President of the R.I.A.I. and one term as Honorary Treasurer. He is a former Hon. Secretary of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Irish Branch. He has served as Chairman of the Liaison Committee – RIAI / CIF / SES / EI / ACEI and is a current RIAI Delegate on that Committee. He is an Executive Committee Member of Arbitration Ireland, a Committee Member of C.I.Arb. – Irish Branch and active in RIAI Practice and Legal Affairs activities.
He is active as Arbitrator and Mediator in International Commercial Dispute Resolution on Built Environment matters.
Personal Assistant: Margaret Hanlon
James provides an internal referral service to colleagues in the areas of; the new Government Suite of Contracts known as the GCCC Contracts for Consultants and for Contractors – Engineering and Building. Matters relating to the Planning & Development Acts – Practice and Procedure and Project Management.
James undertakes external referrals from Architects, Engineers, Surveyors and Client Bodies. Examples include:
James is available to provide Expert Investigation, Reporting and Expert Witness Services on areas within his expertise. James is available to provide services in relation to alternative dispute resolution.