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Michael Mulvey
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Consultant / Managing Director [Ireland]
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Michael’s expertise has been used by contractors, subcontractors, employers and others alike to identify real and potential issues and recover considerable sums of money that may otherwise have been lost.

Appointed Chairman of the MBM Group of companies at the end of 2005, as well as overseeing growth of the group, Michael has specific operational responsibilities for the Western and Northern regions and for MBM Ireland Ltd.

Michael has over 20 years experience in Ireland and the UK managing commercial contracts in a variety of industrial sectors. Having trained originally with a number of large UK construction companies including Mansell, Norwest Holst and Willmott Dixon, he has a wealth of contracting experience as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor as well as professional client-side experience.

Following formal training and 10 further years contracting experience, Michael chose to specialise in dispute resolution and construction law, has since persued and defended contractual claims and commercial disputes for clients and contractors alike, and has acted as expert witness on a number of significant appointments in relation to matters of time delay and quantum. In 1999 Michael, together with fellow director Jonathan Bowcott founded MBM Consulting Ltd.

Michael also has a track record in contracts and project management, hands-on experience of difficult procurement problems and has presented numerous training seminars on commercial and contractual management issues. His professional work has been complemented by academic study to obtain relevant legal and professional qualifications.


His expertise has been utilised on many prestigious UK projects including the Northern Line PFI, the Jubilee Line Extension Project, Project Horizon [Tri-partite MoD contract for new generation naval frigates], Portcullis House, the Forth Rail Bridge Refurbishment and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

Since setting up MBM Ireland Ltd, Michael has been involved in some of the flagship infrastructural projects in Ireland including the M3 and M7 motorways, the Dublin Port Tunnel, the Limerick Main Drainage project and the Dublin City Council Water Treatment Stage 3 regeneration.

He has considerable practical arbitration experience both in the role of arbitrator and advocate, has prepared numerous referrals and response documents for adjudication purposes and has acted as expert witness on time and quantum issues on several arbitrations and litigations . Michael has provided professional advice and services across a number of sectors including construction, infrastructure, transport and rail, bridge-building and civil engineering, mechanical and electrical, ship refurbishment, gas and petrochemical and defence electronics.


Green Icon Post Graduate Diploma in Arbitration

Green Icon Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Green Icon Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Green Icon Part Completion MSc Construction Law & Arbitration

Green Icon Member Adjudication Society


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