Constructing Excellence

David Mosey

Position: Professor, The King's College London Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution
Categories: Annual Conference 2023

David Mosey PhD is a Professor at the King’s College London Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution where he was Director from 2013 to 2020. He was formerly a partner at law firm Trowers & Hamlins and was head of their Projects and Construction Department from 1991 to 2013.

David was appointed by the UK Government in 2021 to lead an “Independent Review of Public Sector Construction Frameworks” and his report “Constructing the Gold Standard” was published in December that year. Its recommendations for frameworks, framework contracts and action plans that deliver improved value, efficiency, safety and Net Zero Carbon are endorsed in the 2022 “Construction Playbook”. David also co-authored new “Guidance on Collaborative Procurement for Design and Construction to Support Building Safety” which is designed to avoid another Grenfell Tower disaster, was published in January 2022 by the UK Department for Levelling Up Housing and Communities and is endorsed in the “Construction Playbook”.

David leads a King’s College London research team who produced in March 2022 the first “Integrated Information Management Contract” designed to improve the use of BIM, and in April 2022 the report “Procuring Net Zero Construction” which was published by the Society of Construction Law.

David received the 2021 TECSA Clare Edwards Award for “professional excellence and an outstanding contribution to the legal profession serving the construction and infrastructure industry”. He is principal author of the “PPC2000” collaborative contract and of the “FAC-1” and “TAC-1” alliance contracts, adopted so far on procurements worth over £100 billion.

David’s latest book “Collaborative Construction Procurement and Improved Value” was published in April 2019 and explores integrated systems and relationships through 50 case studies across seven jurisdictions. It won the 2020 French “Plumes des Achats” award.