Victoria Tyson is a director and a specialist international construction lawyer qualified to practise in England and Wales and Hong Kong. She has dealt almost exclusively with international construction law disputes since 1998 and has extensive experience in all forms of construction and engineering dispute avoidance and resolution. She has particular expertise in complex international arbitration and specialist knowledge of the FIDIC forms of contract.

Victoria has worked on large construction projects around the world including airports, ports, motorways, railways, bridges, dams, water supplies, hydropower stations, wind farms, mines, oil and gas plants, and pipelines. She has worked with many bespoke and standard forms of construction contract, including FIDIC, NEC, ICE, JCT, and HKIA. Recently, she partnered with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Training and worked closely with the ICE Law and Contracts examination panel to develop a new portfolio of eLearning courses.

Victoria has a construction background, qualifying with a degree in Building Management. She spent a year working for an architectural and surveying practice before embarking on her legal training, which she completed with Masons in London and Hong Kong. She spent a total of four years with Masons before joining the Construction Group of Herbert Smith’s Litigation and Arbitration Department.

Upon her return to the UK Victoria joined Corbett & Co. where she was able to continue with her international focus.

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Contact details

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Areas of Practice

  • Year Qualified



    Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    Society of Construction Law
    Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
    Chartered Institute of Building