Mohammad Yadollahi

Associate Technical Director

Construction - Future Leaders 2024
Expert Information
Qualifications MSc Structural Engineering and Mechanics
MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
BSc Civil Engineering
Professional Memberships CEng MICE, MCIArb, PIANC
Contract Experience FIDIC, NEC, Bespoke
Industries Buildings, Marine and Shipping, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Expert Highlights
  • Widely qualified Chartered Structural and Civil Engineer.
  • Numerous expert appointments and assistant expert roles undertaken.
  • Dual qualified in in engineering and construction law with a LETAPAEWE.
  • Proven engineering design and management experience on multi-million-dollar infrastructure projects worldwide (up to a value of US$500 million).
  • Technical expert in ports and maritime, transport infrastructure and heavy civil engineering.
  • Hands-on project management track record in punctual delivery of complex projects to high quality standards.
  • Expert in buildability and delivering buildable design for large, multi-discipline infrastructure projects.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Farsi.

Mohammad Yadollahi is a Chartered Structural and Civil Engineer with over 15 years of experience, predominantly in the ports and maritime sectors. He has been appointed as a technical expert, and supported the named expert, on numerous occasions.

Mohammad offers clear communication and excellent presentation of complex material. He is an excellent expert who is up and coming. 

Mohammad has produced expert reports in issues of disputed design liability, specifications defects, materials and workmanship deficiencies, project management issues, alleged breach of health and safety regulations or protocols, and poor risk management. He has provided expert services for disputed projects with values in excess of $1 billion. 

Mohammad has worked as project director, project manager and design engineer for a wide range of infrastructure projects worldwide. His combined engineering design and construction management skills enable him to deliver balanced opinions on the performance of parties involved in construction projects. His construction legal knowledge, and hands-on international project experience, enable him to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audience within a legal framework.

Mohammad’s expertise includes forensic civil and structural engineering, buildability (buildable design), project management, and execution. He has specialised experience in finite element analysis (FEA) of steel and concrete structures, ports and maritime civil engineering, seismic design of piled structures, design assessment and repair of ports and maritime structures, and development of design codes and standards.

Mohammad is a dual qualified engineer with a master’s in both structural engineering and construction law and dispute resolution.  He is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure. He has also completed the Legal Experience Training Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (LETAPAEWE) and is bi-lingual in English and Farsi.

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