Matthew Fedigan is a previous recipient of the RICS International Young Surveyor of the Year Award (overall title and separate winner of the asset and facilities management category.

During Matthew’s career to date, he has had the opportunity to work across the Legal and dispute resolution, financial services, government and energy sectors across the UK, Europe, USA & the UAE.


  • Sitting Adjudicator on the following Presidential Panels – RICS, CIC, UK Adjudicators, CEDR, CIArb
  • Registered Mediator and Mediation Advocate on the following Mediation Panels – CMC, CEDR, RICS, Mediate Legal, Co-creator “Mediator Locator” Mediator Panel
  • Board Ambassador (former Member and Chair) RICS Northwest UK Board
  • Lead board member – RICS Northwest Board Steering Group
  • Founder Member of Land Aid UK Pro bono panel
  • RICS APC Mentor – Recently credited by RICS with mentoring over 200 candidates from underprivileged backgrounds, on a voluntary basis to successfully achieve RICS Chartered status.
Matthew Fedigan

Qualifications and membershipsResearch interestsIndustry


BSc (Hons), Liverpool John Moores University

PGDip, RICS/RSPH, University of Warwick

PGCert in Facilitative and Evaluative Mediation, RICS / CMC

PGCert in Mediation Advocacy, RICS/CMC

PGCert in Building Information Modelling Management,  RICS


FRICS (Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

FCIArb (Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)

IIRSM (Specialist Member of International Institute of Risk and Safety Management)

Member Society of Construction Law

Member Manchester Business and Property Courts Sub-Forum

Member Young International Arbitration Group


Manchester Business and Property Courts sub-forum

Founding Member Land Aid UK Probono Panel Member

Member LJMU Industry Liaison Committee


AGIS – The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn


Matthew has previously taught a range of subjects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels including:

  • Law for Surveyors (Law of Contract, Law of Tort, Land Ownership)
  • Dispute Resolution (Including Mediation, Adjudication, Arbitration and Litigation)
  • Conflict Avoidance


Matthew is a published academic author for several leading academic journals. His research interest lies in examining construction and property related dispute resolution contrasted with litigation.

He is currently undertaking doctoral research with Liverpool John Moores University.


Matthew is the co-founding director of award winning multi-disciplinary consultancy Domec Professional Services. When Matthew is not sitting in adjudicative capacities, his role is predominantly focused around leading expert consultant teams to deliver core market offerings relating to  construction and property related legal solutions and dispute resolution.


  • Fedigan, Matthew (2021, June 1). Defects in dispute : Common modern construction-related defects and their context in construction disputes. In the Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation, Volume 10, Issue 1.

Awards and Scholarships

  • The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn  – Double Scholar holder:
    • The Edmund James Lawson QC Scholarship – The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
    • The HHJ Roger Cox Scholarship – The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
  • RICS International Surveyor of the Year Award
  • RICS International Surveyor of the Year Award category winner

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