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Haroon Niazi

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Construction 2020
Expert Information
Qualifications MSc Quantity Surveying
LLM Masters in Law
LLB Law
PgDip Bar Vocational Course
Professional Memberships FRICS, The Honourable society of the Middle Temple
Contract Experience FIDIC
Services Quantum
Sectors Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Technology, Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space
Expert Highlights
  • Global construction experience coupled with in-depth Middle Eastern dispute resolution.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • Acted in arbitration proceedings in Saudi Arabia.
  • Combines quantity surveying expertise with legal experience.
  • Specialist in construction costs.
  • Acted as quantum expert for disputes in excess of $300 million.

Haroon is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with more than 10 years of experience in the construction industry. He has been appointed as a quantum expert and provided expert testimony in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on two occasions.

Haroon has worked as both a quantity surveyor and a barrister, regularly appearing before tribunals in the UK. He has been instructed on matters ranging from domestic construction disputes, adjudications and lower value commercial claims through to acting as part of arbitration teams in multi-million-dollar arbitration proceedings.

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

Haroon specialises in the quantification of construction cost claims. He supports clients across various market sectors from power and oil and gas to major buildings and infrastructure projects.

Haroon hold a masters in both law and quantity surveying and is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. He is also a non-executive board member for the RICS Working Group in Saudi Arabia. Haroon is fluent in both English and Urdu and uniquely placed to support clients across Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East region.

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Location Jeddah, Saudi Arabia