Adrian Cole is a partner in King & Spalding's International Arbitration Group and leads the Middle East Dispute Resolution Practice. He is a construction law specialist advising on disputes relating to energy and infrastructure development. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Cole qualified as an engineer / quantity surveyor and has first-hand experience of the practical issues in the engineering and construction industries. Mr. Cole has been listed by Who’s Who Legal as one of the top 25 construction dispute resolution lawyers in the world. He is an experienced arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Chartered Institute of Building. Mr. Cole holds a law degree from Wolverhampton University and an MSc in Construction law and Arbitration from Kings College, London.