- Commercial Mediation
- Construction Adjudication
- Consumer Adjudication
- Family Arbitration/Mediation
- Planning & Environmental Mediation
- Construction Conciliation
- Expert Witness
- Construction & Engineering
- Energy & Natural Resources
- Infrastructure Projects
- Professional Liability & Negligence
- Property/Real Estate
Primary Profession: Engineer.
First language: English
Mark Kane is an international professional in both the construction and legal industries based out of Galway in the West of Ireland with an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and construction practice covering all of Ireland and United Kingdom. He has worked with clients at every level within the supply chain in resolving disputes and project delivery.
Landmark projects delivered by teams including Mark Kane include several multi-billion euro Microelectronic Fabrication Plants and modification/retrofit to same, the 2012 Olympic Games infrastructure and significant transport infrastructure projects in Ireland.
Mark Kane’s experience in dispute resolution and project delivery includes significant experience working with and under the various versions of the FIDIC, JCT, RIAI, GDLA, GCCC (PWC), CIOB, NEC3 suites of contract and bespoke professional service contracts for multi-million dollar consultancy, planning, design and engineering contracts.
In addition to Mark Kane's professional and academic experience in the construction and legal industries he has undertaken postgraduate academic study and practical pupillage in dispute resolution procedures in Ireland, the UK and New York. Mark Kane has advised on a wide spectrum of disputes in ADR. Mark Kane has been appointed sole-dispute resolver in well over 250 disputes, including referrals to arbitration, adjudication and mediation. He is particularly interested in fast-track low-cost dispute resolution in disputes and differences involving construction sub-contractors in Ireland and the United Kingdom given his experience, expertise and unprecedented research in this area.
Mark Kane's primary qualifications and early business experience were gained in the construction industry both in Ireland and the UK. Through years of successive increased responsibility and personally driven professional growth Mark Kane is an accomplished constructor who has represented and worked with contractors, employers, designers, consultants and sub-contractors in the delivery of a wide spectrum of projects including multi-billion pound infrastructure developments and one off custom designed homes.
Mark Kane, Esquire took and passed the bar exam in New York State first time in 2010 being called to the New York Bar as an Attorney in 2011. Mark Kane is an active Attorney and Counselor-At-Law in Good Standing with particular interest in Construction and Arbitration Law, under New York's Unified Court System.
Professional Body Memberships:
Chartered Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB) “Chartered Builder” & "Chartered Construction Manager"
Chartered Fellow of The Chartered Association of Building Engineers (C.BuildE FCABE) "Chartered Building Engineer"
Arbitration Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
New York State Supreme Court admitted Attorney and Counselor-At-Law
Certified Mediator of the Mediators' Institute of Ireland
Major Academic Achievements:
Master of Laws – LL.M. in Arbitration and Construction Law (Awarded With Distinction) - Robert Gordon University (RGU)
Graduate Diploma in Arbitration Law - University College Dublin (UCD)
Honours, Bachelor of Laws - LL.B. (Hons) - Nottingham Trent University (NTU)
Honours, Bachelor of Science in Construction Management - B.Sc. (Hons) - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)