Timothy Harwin


Arbitration Future Leader 2022
Construction Future Leader 2022
Consulting 2022
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
Industries Buildings, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Africa, Europe, Middle East, Oceania
Dispute Forum ADR, Arbitration – International
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.

Timothy Harwin is a civil engineer with 20 years of construction industry experience. He has acted as a delay expert witness on 20 occasions.

Tim is a trusted adviser who provides clarity on complex issues, with his experience and insight clearly noticeable. “He is an asset as an expert, who is responsive and willing to get stuck into the detail of matters. He is composed and provides his independent views assuredly, which benefits the immediate and long term on matters.

WWL Arbitration Future Leaders – Expert Witnesses 2022

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.

Timothy Harwin 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.

Timothy is the best delay expert we have worked with. He is always our first choice. He is meticulous, independent and an excellent forensic programmer.

Timothy is able to provide expert views in a concise and clearly understandable manner

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Location Johannesburg, South Africa

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