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RICS Stay-informed Session

HKA
Conference
Event Details
Date & Time
7 June 2022 18:30 - 20:30 UTC/GMT+3
Location

Double tree by Hilton Riyadh, Al Muraj Business Gate, Northern ring road, Riyadh 11552, Saudi Arabia

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Join us for a free member session to hear an update on activities in Riyadh. The session will also include a presentation on RICS standards and the horizon scanning on what is happening in the market. Finally this is an opportunity to network with fellow members after a long period of digital only events.

6:30pm – 7:00pm Networking & tea/coffee

7:00pm – 8:30pm MEL session

Haroon Niazi, Partner & Head of Middle East HKA

HKA speaker

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
7 June 2022 18:30 - 20:30 UTC/GMT+3
Venue

Double tree by Hilton Riyadh, Al Muraj Business Gate, Northern ring road, Riyadh 11552, Saudi Arabia

Register now