Bernadette Barker is a Chartered Architect, Chartered Arbitrator, accredited adjudicator, accredited mediator and also a fire risk assessor.
In 1994 Bernadette qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, became a Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 1999 and undertook in 2014 the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration.
In 2020 Bernadette completed the Hunt ADR mediation skills training course and is now a Civil and Commercial Mediator and an online Mediator.
Bernadette’s scope of work encompasses the various roles associated with the CDM Regulations, dispute management, fire safety, defective external walls, monitoring of construction works, EWS1 matters and health and safety.
Guidance is provided to clients, developers, contractors and designers at various stages throughout the life of the project from inception to management of the finished project.
Projects worked upon include hotels, retail premises, offices, gyms, live work units, restaurants and residential accommodation.
Bernadette has undertaken the 5 days Bond Solon Expert Witness course and is working towards the Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate.
Bernadette is presently involved in carrying out external wall reviews of both completed buildings and those under construction.
Member of Presidential Panel of Construction Adjudicators - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member of Presidential Panel of Arbitrators - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member Property Dispute Panel - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member CIC Register of Adjudicators.
Member CIC Low Value Disputes Register of Adjudicators.
Member CEDR Arbitration Panel
Member CEDR Construction Adjudication Panel
Member Hunt ADR Panel of ABTA Arbitrators
Member Disputes Board MENA
ICC United Kingdom Arbitrator and ADR Database ICC UK Arbitrator Database (iccarbitratorsdatabase.uk)