Construction Adjudication Solicitors

Anthony Hussey

Professional Experience

Anthony is regularly cited by his peers as a leader in his field with a superb knowledge of the industry. Anthony specialises in Construction Law acting mainly for contractors and subcontractors. His expertise in this regard is predominantly in the area of dispute resolution but Anthony also advises on/drafts contract documents and issues of procurement law.

He has represented many of the largest construction and civil engineering contractors in Ireland in hundreds of arbitrations and is himself an experienced arbitrator. He has written many articles and spoken at several seminars on the subject. He also has considerable experience in commercial litigation.

Anthony is familiar with all of the standard forms of construction contracts used in both Ireland and the UK and has frequently been asked to advise on and draft new forms of contracts including the Public Works Consultants’ Contract for Design and Build and the Conditions of Sub-Contract (NN) for Specialist SubContractors.


  • B.C.L. – University College Dublin (1970)
  • Qualified as Solicitor (1971)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (1990)
  • Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (Winner of the Cedric Barclay Prize for the Best Written Award) (1996)
  • Designated a Chartered Arbitrator – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2003)

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Commercial Litigation


  • Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (1971)


Recent Seminars

  • July 2013: Presentation to Engineers Ireland on the Public Works Contracts
  • June 2013: Presentation to CIF on the Adjudication Provisions in the Construction Contracts Act 2013
  • March 2013: Possible Loopholes in the Public Sector Contracts – CIF Presentation
  • March 2013: Spoke at CIF / Government Major Review of Public Works Contracts

Directory Comments

“Anthony Hussey enjoys an excellent reputation in the market. He regularly represents contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes and is an experienced Arbitrator” (Chambers 2013)

Additional Information

Anthony lectured in the law of Contract and Tort for a postgraduate course at Trinity College, Dublin for a number of years and was also external examiner to the postgraduate Construction Law course run by the Engineering Faculty of Trinity College.

He is the editor and co-author of Construction Projects: Law and Practice, published by Thomson Round Hall. He is a former Honorary Secretary of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Irish Branch.

He is a member of the Engineers Ireland Dispute Resolution Board and a member of the Law Society ADR Committee.


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Fax: +353 1 668 7612

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Commentator’s Recognition

"Anthony Hussey remains a standout figure for his in-depth knowledge of contentious matters in the sector. He is well known for defending contractors and subcontractors in construction litigation; he is also an experienced arbitrator."
Chambers Europe Guide 2016

Our Philosophy

"The team at Hussey Fraser strive, at all times, to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients, whilst delivering an unrivalled commitment to customer care."
Malcolm Fraser, Managing Partner

The Practice

Hussey Fraser has many decades of experience in acting on behalf of employers, contractors and subscontractors.
In addition, we are a highly regarded law firm, having secured the endorsement of both the legal 500 and Chambers, who evaluate law firms worldwide. We have also been awarded a Gold Standard by Outsource Quality Management, who carry out quality control assessments. These accolades speak to the commitment that Hussey Fraser has to deliver a consistent, professional service to our clients.
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