Timothy Harwin


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Expert Information
Qualifications BEng Civil Engineering
B Business
LLM (Construction Law)
Professional Memberships MAE, MCIArb, MCIOB, SCL
Contract Experience Australian Standards, FIDIC, GC21, JBCC, NEC
Services Delay & Disruption
Sectors Buildings, Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities, Resources
Expert Highlights
  • Strong technical and engineering background.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • Clear and concise report writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to simply present complex matters.

Tim is a civil engineer with over 15 years of construction industry experience. He has acted as a delay expert witness on seven occasions.

Tim has testified and been cross-examined as an expert witness in arbitration proceedings, including giving concurrent evidence (hot-tubbing). He has acted as an independent expert in adjudication disputes in Australia and has extensive experience in the preparation of expert witness reports for adjudication, arbitration and litigation.

Tim has a strong technical and engineering background in the delivery of large building, civil and infrastructure projects, enabling him to provide his clients with sound and reliable advice. He has provided expert services on a range of building and infrastructure disputes across Asia, Africa, Australia and the Middle East for disputes arising on building, road, rail, bridge, power stations, oil pipelines, water treatment facilities, LNG facilities, mining infrastructure and solar projects.

Tim specialises in the analysis of delay, disruption and programming on construction projects. He has supported clients for projects with values up to US$1.5 billion and disputed values in excess of US$200 million.

Tim holds degrees in civil engineering, business and construction law. He is a member of the Academy of Experts, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Chartered Institute of Building and the Society of Construction Law in Australia.

Contact Timothy
Location Johannesburg, South Africa