Former Offices/Memberships: (non-client)
  • Judge at the All-Ireland Young Mediator Competition 2017
  • Treasurer of the Western Centre, CIOB in Ireland
  • Chairman of the Western Centre, CIOB in Ireland
  • Council Member of CIOB in Ireland
  • CIOB Western Centre Novus Representative
  • Adjudicator & Mediator Panel Member to the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB)
  • Vice-Chair of the Western Centre, CIOB in Ireland
  • ​Member of the CABE Republic of Ireland Regional Committee
  • Vice-Chair of Novus Ireland
  • CIOB Representative to Construction IT Alliance (CITA)
  • ​Trustee of Corofin Castle Trust (Corofin Castle, Cummer-Tuam, Galway)
  • Member of the CIArb YMG Steering Committee
  • Member of the CIArb YMG Steering Committee's Social Media Sub-Committee
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb)
  • Member of the CIArb Membership Development Sub-Committee (Irish Branch)
  • Co-Chair of the External Relations CIArb YMG Steering Committee (Worldwide)
  • Ordinary Member of Engineers Ireland (MIEI)
  • Member of the Engineers Ireland's West Region's Young Engineer Sub-Committee
  • Pupil Arbitrator/Conciliator at Engineers Ireland
  • Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association's Below 40 Group
  • Incorporated Builder & Incorporated Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (ICIOB)
  • Chartered Builder & Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)
  • Chartered Building Engineer & Member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (C.BuildE MCABE)
  • Member of Tuam Chamber of Commerce
  • ​Member of Tuam Toastmasters Club
  • Apprentice Arbitrator of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators (London)
  • Judge at the International Academy of Dispute Resolution's 12th Annual International Law School Mediation Tournament
  • Member of The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • ​​Attorney Member of the New York State Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation, ADR)

Professional Body Memberships:
  • Chartered Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB) “Chartered Builder” & "Chartered Construction Manager"
  • Chartered Fellow of The Chartered Association of Building Engineers (C.BuildE FCABE) "Chartered Building Engineer"
  • Arbitration Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • ​New York State Supreme Court admitted Attorney and Counselor-At-Law
  • Certified Mediator of the Mediators' Institute of Ireland

Mark Kane is an international professional in both the construction and legal industries based out of Galway in the West of Ireland with an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and construction practice covering all of Ireland and United Kingdom. He has worked with clients at every level within the supply chain in resolving disputes and project delivery.

Landmark projects delivered by teams including Mark Kane include several multi-billion euro Microelectronic Fabrication Plants and modification/retrofit to same, the 2012 Olympic Games infrastructure and significant transport infrastructure projects in Ireland.


Mark Kane’s experience in dispute resolution and project delivery includes significant experience working with and under the various versions of the FIDIC, JCT, RIAI, GDLA, GCCC (PWC), CIOB, NEC3 suites of contract and bespoke professional service contracts for multi-million dollar consultancy, planning, design and engineering contracts.


In addition to Mark Kane's professional and academic experience in the construction and legal industries he has undertaken postgraduate academic study and practical pupillage in dispute resolution procedures in Ireland, the UK and New York. Mark Kane has advised on a wide spectrum of disputes in ADR. Mark Kane has been appointed sole-dispute resolver in well over 250 disputes, including referrals to arbitration, adjudication and mediation. He is particularly interested in fast-track low-cost dispute resolution in disputes and differences involving construction sub-contractors in Ireland and the United Kingdom given his experience, expertise and unprecedented research in this area.


Mark Kane's primary qualifications and early business experience were gained in the construction industry both in Ireland and the UK. Through years of successive increased responsibility and personally driven professional growth Mark Kane is an accomplished constructor who has represented and worked with contractors, employers, designers, consultants and sub-contractors in the delivery of a wide spectrum of projects including multi-billion pound infrastructure developments and one off custom designed homes.


Mark Kane, Esquire took and passed the bar exam in New York State first time in 2010 being called to the New York Bar as an Attorney in 2011. Mark Kane is an active Attorney and Counselor-At-Law in Good Standing with particular interest in Construction and Arbitration Law, under New York's Unified Court System.

Due to workload office phones are not monitored regularly and so contact us by email
 

Offices: (non-client)

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Professional Conduct Committee / Investigation Panel
  • Sometime Chair of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Professional Conduct Committee's Investigation Panel
  • ​​Member of the Fitness to Practice Committee of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • Member of the Personal Insolvency Practitioners (PIPs) Complaints Committees
  • Adjudicator & Mediator Panel Member to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB)
  • Member & Alternate Chairperson of the Preliminary Proceedings Committee of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU)
  • Peace Commissioner for the County of Galway, Ireland
  • Marriage Education Facilitator of Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service
  • Mentor for Masters Construction Law Students under the RGU Alumni Mentoring Programme 
  • ​Member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI)
  • Ecclesiastical Tribunal Auditor at the Galway Marriage Tribunal 
  • ​Coordinator of the "Ducks in a Row" Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Online Sharing and Learning Group
Publications: (non-client)

  • 'Book Review: Construction Adjudication in Ireland' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2017)
  • 'Incorporating Sustainability into the Chartered Building Engineer's Practice' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2017)
  • 'Book Review: Construction Economics: A New Approach, 4th Edition' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2017)
  • 'Book Review: Construction Law: From Beginner to Practitioner' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2017)
  • 'Book Review: The Ten Most Influential Buildings In History: Architecture's Archetypes' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2017)
  • 'The Utility of Drones in the Surveying of Buildings and Building Works' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work, 5th Edition' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: Concrete Design (Architect's Guidebooks to Structures)' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: The BIM Manager's Handbook: Guidance for Professionals in Architecture, Engineering and Construction' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: BIM And Quantity Surveying' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: The Modern House' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: Achieving Successful Construction Projects: A guide for industry leaders and programme managers' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2016)
  • 'Book Review: Project Life Cycle Economics: Cost Estimation, Management and Effectiveness in Construction Projects' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2015)
  • 'Book Review: Exercising Agency: Decision Making and Project Initiation' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2015)
  • ‘Early Planning and Progress in the Preservation and Redevelopment of Corofin Castle' in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2015)
  • ‘Book Review: Managing Risk In Construction Projects, Third Edition’ in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2015)
  • Dissertation: Construction Sub-Contract Arbitration Post-Commencement of the Construction Contracts Act 2013, LLM (Robert Gordon University 2014)
  • ‘Membership Profile for Fellowship’ in Building Engineer (Chartered Association of Building Engineers 2014)
  • ‘Irish Construction Sub-Contracting: Law, Practice and Commentary’ (Kane 2013) ISBN 978-0-9927879-0-5
  • ‘The Arbitration of New York’s Construction Disputes’ in Perspective (New York State Bar Association 2013)
  • ‘Online ADR - Future or Fad?’ in Resolution Roundtable (New York State Bar Association 2013)
  • ‘Apprenticeship for the Novice ADR Practitioner’ in Resolution Roundtable (New York State Bar Association 2013)
  • Dissertation: A Critical Legal Analysis of Construction Sub-Contracting In Ireland, LLM (Robert Gordon University 2013)
  • ‘Construction Defects’ in Electronically in Touch (New York State Bar Association 2012)
  • ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)’ in Electronically in Touch (New York State Bar Association 2012)
  • ‘International Construction Contracts, FIDIC & NEC3’ in Electronically in Touch (New York State Bar Association 2012)
  • Dissertation: Microelectronic Fabrication Plants: Procurement, Design and Construction, B.Sc.(Hons) (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology 2005)

Major Academic Achievements:

  • Master of Laws – LL.M. in Construction Law and Arbitration (Awarded With Distinction) - Robert Gordon University (RGU)
  • Graduate Diploma in Construction Law (Awarded With Distinction) - Robert Gordon University (RGU)
  • Graduate Diploma in Arbitration Law - University College Dublin (UCD)
  • ​Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in Irish Law - LL.B. (Hons) - Nottingham Trent University (NTU)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Management - B.Sc. (Hons) - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
  • ​​Graduate of Dominican College Newbridge (Newbridge College)

Mark Kane, Esq. Arbitrator

B.Sc.(Hons), LL.B.(Hons), LL.M.,

FCIOB, FCIArb, C.BuildE FCABE

Profile Of Mark Kane