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Expert Profile

Ali Fard

Ali Fard

Delay and Quantum Expert

Qualifications

LLM
MBA
MSc Eng
BSc. Eng

Memberships & Associations

CIQS
FCIArb
MRICS

Contract Experience

Bespoke
CCDC
FIDIC
ICE
JCT
NEC

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.

Sectors

Building
Energy
Infrastructure
Marine
Mining
Oil & Gas
Process & Industrial
Transportation

Regional Experience

Africa
Americas
Europe
Middle East

Highlights

  • 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

Summary

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 recently been instructed by:

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