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School of the Built Environment

Paul Tracey

Lecturer In Construction Law


I am a dual qualified Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a degree in law and 30 year’s experience of construction projects around the World.

As an experienced Claims Manager and Expert Witness, with extensive international experience on high value international construction projects I have been instructed on complex disputes in the following sectors: building, manufacturing, nuclear, offshore, oil and gas, petrochemical, power, process, rail, water and wastewater.

I have considerable international experience gained in the CIS, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia, South America and USA.

I also have a wide range of dispute avoidance and international dispute resolution experience on construction projects.

I am an award winning and innovative construction law lecturer:

Winner Of The University of Salford Student Union “Best Teacher Of The Year 2012”

Shortlisted For The Times Higher Education Awards 2012 In The Category Of “Most InnovativeUniversity Teacher In The UK”

Nominated For A National Teaching Fellowship 2013 By The University Of Salford Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic) •

Winner Of The University of Salford Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award 2013


I am a lecturer In Construction Law And Dispute Resolution at undergraduate level and I teach the Liability & Complexity module at postgraduate level.

Research Interests

I am undertaking research as part of a Professional Doctorate relating to the Preparation, Evaluation & Negotiation Of Time & Money Claims In The Middle East at the University of Salford

Qualifications and Memberships

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying,