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Ronan Champion

Dr Ronan Champion, Lecturer in Construction Law at the University of Reading
  • Part-time lecturer



  • Partner, Champion Pearce LLP, 2010–present
  • Director, Acutus, 2008–2010
  • EC Harris LLP (Partner from 2005), 2002–2007
  • Associate, Currie & Brown Consulting Ltd, 1988–2000
  • Quantity Surveyor. Henry Cooper & Sons, 1986–1988.

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Surveying, Trinity College Dublin, 1986
  • MA, Trinity College Dublin, 1988
  • LLB (Hons), University of London, 1992
  • PhD, Kings College, 2005.

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS): Member, 1988; Fellow, since 2000; Member, QS Divisional Council and Executive Board, 1996–1999; Public Affairs Committee, 1999–2002; International Governing Council, 2002–2006; Strategy and Resources Board, 2002–2006 (Vice Chair from 2004); Member of the Faculties and Forums, 2005–2009
  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB): Member, 1988, Fellow, 2002
  • Bar of England and Wales: Barrister (non-practising), 1992
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators: Member, 1999
  • Society of Construction Law (UK) Member, 1999, Member of Council, Chairman, 2009/10
  • CLT Publications, Construction and Engineering Law: Editorial Board, 1992–2002
  • Internal Journal of Law in the Built Environment: Member of Editorial Board, since 2012.

Part time lecturer, visiting lecturer/tutor:

  • Brunel University, UK on the BEng, MEng course in Civil Engineering with Sustainability
  • University of Stuttgart, UK on the MSc course in Construction Law
  • King's College London, UK on the MSc course in Construction Law and Management.

Selected publications

  • "Construction Contracts Law and Management", 5th edition (2015) Co-author with Prof Will Hughes and Prof John Murdoch, University of Reading
  • "Tendering and Procurement in Construction" co-authored with Ellis Baker of White & Case (RICS Case in Point book series)
  • Contributor to iSurv, a RICS publication.


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