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Expert Profile

Ali Fard

Ali Fard

Delay and Quantum Expert


MSc Eng
BSc. Eng

Memberships & Associations


Contract Experience


Presentations & Training

Ali has delivered presentations on numerous topics including: Early engagement of experts to avoid disputes, claims management strategies, project documentation in the context of construction claims, and delay and disruption analysis.


Oil & Gas
Process & Industrial

Regional Experience

Middle East

Cross-Examination Experience



  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Over 20 years of industry experience
  • Specialist in Delay and Disruption claims
  • Experience with a multitude of jurisdictions
  • Several Expert Appointments, including in North America
  • Advises on practical application of contracts
  • MRICS Accredited Mediator


Ali is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with 20 years of experience in providing advisory services on numerous construction disputes and claims, including preparation of claim documents, expert reports, settlement negotiations, and contractual and claims management strategies.

His past experience includes leading and providing consulting, advisory, and expert services to contractors, developers, owners, and banks. Ali has provided these services on numerous major projects, including oil & gas, infrastructure, power plants and buildings. He has also consulted on projects in a multitude of countries and various jurisdictions.

Ali’s qualifications include a Masters of Law (LLM) in Construction Law and Arbitration, and an MBA, both from UK, as well as a BSc and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering. In addition, he is a Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), an RICS Accredited Mediator and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Ali has also acted as the secretary to arbitration tribunals.

Ali’s key areas of expertise include delay analysis, quantum analysis, and contract and commercial risk analysis.

This expert has the following cross-examination experience:

  • International Arbitration
  • Domestic Arbitration
  • Adjudication/Mediation
  • Successfully completed external cross examination courses

This expert has recently been instructed by:

  • BDP Law
  • Field Law LLP
  • McCarthy Tetrault LLP
  • McDougall Gauley LLP
  • McLauchlin & Associates
  • McMillan LLP
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP