David Armstrong


Accredited Adjudicator and Accredited Mediator Accredited Mediator, accreditation via CEDR.

Why Choose David?
  • Extensive professional experience –Dave has more than 35 years’ experience as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, and over 15 years’ experience at the board table as both Director and Non Executive Director.
  • People-focused, commercially minded – With a natural ability to connect with people and build bridges, Dave also has the utmost clarity of purpose, able to see the bigger contractual and business pictures and steer individuals to resolutions that satisfy both personal and commercial ends.
  • Mediation expert– Dave uses Mediation as but one tool in his bag of dispute resolution tools .He works particularly well in the party support role based on his long experience in dealing with commercial & contracts issues on engineering and construction projects but is equally comfortable in the role of Mediator as required.
  • Dave can travel across the UK and throughout Europe and elsewhere for mediation work.
Areas of Expertise
  • Dave’s dispute resolution experience covers multi-party claims, international (including Mediations in Chile), business-to-business and business to consumer disputes focussing particularly on the following areas:


  • Shareholder disputes, contract, construction, engineering, oil and gas
Professional Memberships

Accredited Adjudicator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

CEDR accredited Mediator

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Quantity Surveyors

Fellow of the Association of Cost Engineers

Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [Accredited Adjudicator]

Member of the Institute of Energy

Accredited Expert Witness with the Cardiff University Business School

Member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation

Panels: Northern Dispute Resolutions (Director)

What David Says?

“My particular interests lie in “ helping the parties to settle the dispute that can’t be settled" I am the product of my life’s experiences and how they have affected me … I am lucky to be able to share those experiences to assist in the resolution of the dispute “

“I believe in preparation, persistence, patience, a sense of humour and creating bonds and trust with the parties in the dispute"

What other people say / Testimonials

“I highly recommend Dave ... not only is he very experienced, he has a great personality, is extremely calm, hard working and gets results”

Bill Scott - Chief Executive Wilton Group

 “I have had the pleasure of working with Dave for a number of years. With a practical and personable approach, Dave has a passion and deep understanding of project management and conflict resolution for a wide range of sectors. Dave can operate at all levels - from CEO to site - and is highly focussed. Always a pleasure to work with.”

Simon Crosby - Senior International Trade Adviser UKTI

“Dave provides innovative solutions to tricky problems and contributes significantly and as effectively to dispute avoidance as to dispute resolution.”

Kevin Laverty Director at Laurent Giles Technical Services Limited

“Dave is commercially astute and personable....a rare combination”

Jim Bellingham GDF Suez Energy