Andrei Soltan

Associate Director

Andrei Soltan
Arbitration 2019
Expert Information
Qualifications Dip. Ing technical and management engineering
Professional Memberships AACEi, SCL
Contract Experience FIDIC, NEC
Services Delay
Sectors Buildings, Infrastructure, Technology
Expert Highlights
  • Highly qualified engineering professional.
  • Proven as a credible expert under cross-examination, including ‘hot-tubbing’.
  • Acted as an expert witness in both arbitration and adjudication proceedings.
  • Hands-on experience of large-scale construction and engineering projects.
  • Specialises in contemporaneous and retrospective delay analysis.
  • Selected as Who’s Who Legal Arbitration Future Leader 2018 – expert witness.

Andrei is an engineer with almost 10 years of construction and civil engineering experience. He has been appointed as a delay expert and has acted as an assistant to the named expert on eight occasions.

Andrei has been cross-examined in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, including giving concurrent evidence (hot-tubbing). He also assists in the production of expert reports and delay analysis for varied disputes and is experienced in presenting to adjudication proceedings.

Andrei specialises in a wide range of analysis techniques including time impact windows, impacted as-planned, and as-planned versus as-built. Benefits to his client include providing clarity and focus in the identification of periods of critical, and near critical, delay on the projects and the potential causes of those delays. He has supported clients for projects with values up to £250 million and disputed values in excess of £80 million.

Andrei has a background in quality management and health and safety; including expertise in management systems and compliance with design supervision and execution of works contracts. He has worked as a planner and delay analyst for both contracting and consulting companies on projects ranging from infrastructure and industrial to technology and residential buildings.

Andrei was selected as a ‘Future Leader’ in Who’s Who Legal Arbitration, stating that he is “a very knowledgeable and communicative expert witness” who “is exceptionally good at dealing with the opposing legal counsel’s line of questioning”. He is a member of the American Association of Cost Engineers and the Society of Construction Law and holds a 5-year diploma (master’s degree equivalent) in engineering and management of technological systems. Andrei has also completed an advanced professional award in expert witness evidence (LETAPAEWE), accredited by Legal Experience Training, UK.

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Location London, UK
"Andrei Soltan is described as 'a very knowledgeable and communicative expert witness' who 'is exceptionally good at dealing with the opposing legal counsel’s line of questioning.'"
Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Expert Witnesses, Who's Who Legal

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