ACCL Membership Directory

Humphrey LLoyd

  • Atkin Chambers
  • 1 Atkin Building
    Gray's Inn
  • London, England, WC1R 5AT, United Kingdom


  • Undergraduate: Westminster School, London, 1952-1957
  • Law School: MA, LLB Trinity College, Dublin University, Ireland 1962

Professional Activities


  • In practice as a Barrister at the Bar of England and Wales, 1963-1993 (also called to the Bars of Jamaica and Hong Kong)
  • Queens Counsel, 1979
  • Elected Bencher of the Inner Temple, 1985
  • Chairman, Estates Committee, Inner Temple, 1987-1994
  • Member, Executive Committee, Inner Temple 1988-1994
  • Member, Inns of Court Estates Management Advisory Committee, 1991-1995
  • Recorder (Part-time Circuit Judge), 1990
  • Judge of the Technology and Construction Court (formerly an Official Referee) of the High Court, 1993-2005
  • Member, Official Referees’ Working Party on Civil Justice Reform, 1995-1996
  • Founder Member, Society of Construction Law, President, 1985-1988; President’s Medal, 2004
  • Member, European Society of Construction Law, 1985-
  • Hon. Fellow American College of Construction Law, 1996
  • Member, Commission on International Arbitration of International Chamber of Commerce, 1980-
  • Member, Working Party on Arbitration and Construction
  • Member, Working Party on Multi-Party Arbitration
  • Co-Chairman, Working Party on Arbitral Referee
  • Member, Working Party on Terms of Reference
  • Co-Chairman, Group on Drafting Awards
  • Chairman, Review Panel of Construction Industry Model Arbitration Rules, 1998
  • President, Electricity Arbitration Association 2009-17
  • Editor-in-Chief, Building Law Reports, 1977-1993
  • Consulting Editor, 1993-1998
  • Legal Correspondent, Building magazine, 1977-1993
  • Editor-in-Chief, The International Construction Law Review, 1986- 2015
  • Principal Revising Editor, Halsbury’s Law of England, Title Building Contracts, 1992
  • General Editor, Emden’s Construction Law, 1992-
  • Editor and Contributor, The Liability of Contractors, 1986

Professional Affiliations

ABA Committee on Dispute Resolution, ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (Hon. Fellow), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators,  European Society of Construction Law,ICDR Panel of Arbitrators,International Bar Association, JAMS Global Engineering and Construction Group, London Court of International Arbitration, Society of Construction Law, International Academy of Construction Lawyers (Hon. Fellow).

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • “The Engineer and the ICE Conditions of Contract” in “Can the Engineer Survive”, University of Nottingham, 1986
  • “Approaches to Alleviating Long-Term Contracts” in “The Complex Long Term Contract”, ed Nicklisch, C.F. Muller, Heidelberg, 1987
  • “Risk Assessment and Allocation – Fitness of the Product” in Construction Contract Policy, CCLM, London, 1989
  • “How to Manage Complex International Arbitrations” Arbitration Journal of AAA, September 1990
  • “Multi-Party Arbitral Clauses and Agreements”, in Multi-Party Arbitration, ICC Institute of Business Law and Practice, Paris, 1991
  • “Particular Features of the ICC Rules of International Arbitration” in International and ICC Arbitration, CCLM, London, 1991
  • “Construction Arbitration: Organization of the Proceedings” in ICCA Congress Series No 5 (Stockholm Congress 1990), Kluwer, 1991
  • “Writing Awards – a Common Lawyer’s Perspective”, ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, Paris, May 1994, Vol 5, No 1
  • “Some Philosophies of Risk Allocation”, in Construction Law – Themes and Practice, Sweet & Maxwell, 1998

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