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CIArb Pakistan Conference on judicial perspectives on domestic and international arbitration

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Conference
Event Details
Date & Time
27 May 2022 8:00 - 18:30 UTC/GMT+3
Location

Serena Hotel Islamabad

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The conference on judicial perspective of domestic and international arbitration in Pakistan under the auspices of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), which will also be the inauguration of the formal operations of CIArb’s Pakistan Branch by the Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justic Umar Ata Bandial.

Major Project Dispute Resolution, a Client’s Perspective

Construction is a significant contributor to the global economy, amongst many procedural complexities, it is usually unavoidable to complete a major construction project without disputes. What are the ways and means of major project dispute resolution? The causation of disputes and how can we avoid them.

Haroon Niazi, Partner & Head of Middle East HKA

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Haroon Niazi, Partner & Head of Middle East

Haroon Niazi specialises in all areas of dispute resolution and construction law. He is qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor (FRICS), this accompanied with his legal qualifications puts him in an excellent position to handle the most complex of construction disputes. Haroon has been instructed on matters ranging from domestic construction disputes and lower value commercial claims through to instructions as part of arbitration teams in multi-million dollar arbitration proceedings.

Haroon has experience in drafting pleadings in all forms of dispute resolution and has a good knowledge of the JCT, NEC, FIDIC and MPW contracts in Kuwait, Saudi Public Works Contract and the Saudi Aramco standard form contracts as well as various ad hoc contracts.

Haroon previously practised as a barrister in London and regularly appeared before various tribunals. Preceding that, Haroon provided consultancy services to Knowles Ltd, A Hill International Company based in London. Given his legal background, Haroon is well placed when it comes to analysing potential claims and assessing contractual entitlement thereby ensuring client requirements, with respect to preparing or defending claims, can be strategically implemented.

Haroon is currently advising a number of clients on both Employer and Contractor side in relation to claims and disputes within the Middle East. Haroon was awarded Hill International’s 2014 Worldwide Consultant of the year award for his achievements and has been named one of the top 100 most influential construction leaders in the Middle East by Construction Week.

Haroon is responsible for managing the overall business in the Middle East and takes a lead role in agreeing new appointments for HKA, as well as managing the technical deliverables. He is named in Who’s Who Legal – Construction 2020 as a professional that “possesses remarkable case and project management skills” and brings “strategic, legal, technical, financial and commercial” skills to his work.

Event Details
Date & Time
27 May 2022 8:00 - 18:30 UTC/GMT+3
Venue

Serena Hotel Islamabad

Register now