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Norman Fisher

Seaforth Consulting

Australia Wide
About my services

Professional QS since 1959. Arbitrator since 1998. Advisor to Financial Institutions on construction projects funded by these institutions

I am a quantity surveyor, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, an ex-member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and member of the Resolution Institute (previously the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA).

I have over fifty years experience as a professional quantity surveyor involved in all aspects of construction from domestic dwellings to airport runways.

I am an adjudicator on the Resolution Institute (RI) panel. a practicing, graded arbitrator with IAMA and and accredited expert determiner and mediator with RI. I have sat as a court appointed referee.

Since retiring as managing director of Newton, Fisher and Associates, quantity surveyors I have been involved in dispute resolution matters in the roles of arbitrator, court referee, adjudicator, expert determiner and expert witness.

I continue with professional development by attending RI conferences and seminars. I regularly present a paper to RI courses for expert witnesses.

I assist as a tutor at Arbitrator training courses conducted by the University of Adelaide.

Experience and qualifications

Post Nominals

MIAMA FAIQS MRICS

Other ADR Experience

Continuing Professional Development Courses with IAMA since being graded.

Cases Handled

ARBITRATOR - Construction Disputes up to $5,000,000; COURT REFEREE - Construction Disputes up to $5,000,000; EXPERT WITNESS - Variety of cases up to $80,000,000; MEDIATOR - Cases up to $7,500,000. EXPERT DETERMINER - Cases up to $1,000,000. ADJUDICATOR - Disputes up to $1,250,000.

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MIAMA FAIQS MRICS Retired Managing Director of QS practice Professional QS since 1959. Advisor to Financial Institutions on construction projects funded by these institutions ARBITRATOR - Construction Disputes up to $5,000,000; EXPERT WITNESS - Variety of cases up to $30,000,000; MEDIATOR - Cases up to $7,500,000. EXPERT DETERMINER - Cases up to $1,000,000. ADJUDICATOR - Disputes up to $1,250,000. Continuing Professional Development Courses with IAMA since being graded.

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