Dispute Adjudication is an extrajudicial dispute resolution tool for Baukonflikte from the Anglo- Saxon legal. The Adjudicator shall, within the shortest possible time for all emerging conflicts, a decision that is verifiable but within a trial. It is therefore referred to as provisional binding.

The English legislature has in the that came into force on 1 May 1998 "Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 " ( HGCRA ) a legal obligation to receive a Adjudication process in construction contracts. Lawsuits in building matters have declined by about 98 % in England ever since.

In the contract design in the international construction and engineering business, the widely used model contracts of the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs -Conseils ( FIDIC ) are often used. The stated goal of the anchored in the "Red Book" ( Conditions of Contract for Construction) Adjudication process is to provide for the frequently occurring during the construction phase conflicts between contractor and client a fast and efficient tool for conflict decision is available, in particular, a longer to prevent Baustillstand and related substantial damage risks for the client.

Also in Germany the dispute settlement for the building rights to search for other non-judicial options. So it was an attempt mediation and dispute resolution to conflict - appropriate procedures according to the English model to enrich. To a German Adjudication process, which was discussed under the term adjudication, it will not come in late 2011 by task relevant plans.


  • Law ( England and Wales)
  • Mediation