David Thyer practices as an arbitrator, expert determiner, mediator and adjudicator in building
and construction disputes.  David is a Grade 1 Arbitrator and an Accredited Mediator and Adjudicator.

David has over 30 years experience in the building and construction industry and is a Director of Thyer & Associates Pty Ltd - Construction Contract Consultants.

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David is a Fellow of the Resolution Institute and the Australian Institute of Building.


David’s other professional qualifications include Certificate in Adjudication - Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia - 2013, Practitioners'
Certificate in Mediation & Conciliation - Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia 2003, Professional Certificate in Arbitration - University
of Adelaide - 2001, Associate Diploma in Building and Construction - RMIT University – 1993 and Certificate of Technology
(Advanced Building Construction) - RMIT University - 1992.


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David has extensive experience in dealing with disputes between owners, principals, contractors, subcontractors and consultants
on infrastructure, commercial, industrial and domestic projects.


As an arbitrator, special referee, adjudicator, expert and mediator David has dealt with amounts in dispute up to $24M on issues such as contract interpretation, incomplete works, variation claims, extension of time claims, delay cost claims, prolongation claims, liquidated damages, defects, rectification costs, contractual default, back charges, quality of work and damages claims.


David has experience in the use of expedited procedures to reduce the time and cost involved in resolving disputes.


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