HKA is a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution. With more than 1,000 experts, consultants and advisors based in 17 countries, we have unmatched multi-disciplinary expertise to help clients manage risk, disputes and uncertainty on the most complex contracts and challenging projects.


Our services

Our services include risk mitigation and dispute resolution where our consultants and experts span the full range of disciplines including:

Claims and dispute resolution

Our claims and dispute resolution consultants investigate and analyse the cause and effect of events, prepare submissions and present cases. Our skills and experience are invaluable when analysing contractual entitlement and causation, and quantifying the effects in pursuing or defending claims. This thorough evaluation leads to the best solutions for our clients.

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Expert services

HKA has hundreds of experts with vast experience in every major industry sector and discipline. They have the commercial, financial, planning, scheduling, technical and language skills to get quickly to the heart of the most complex issues.

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Our clients

HKA works with contractors, legal firms and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers.

We have a demonstrable track record in China and especially with our Chinese clients, having operated in the country for over a decade working for a wide range of clients across many sectors and industries including buildings, manufacturing and industrial, power and utilities, oil and gas, transportation infrastructure and technology.

Notable projects that HKA China has been involved with include:

  • Coal Fired Power Plant Project in Zambia, Central South Africa
  • Heavy Oil Power Plant Project in Niger, West Africa
  • Oil Pipeline Project in Kenya, East Africa
  • Railway Project in Ethiopia, East Africa
  • Port Water Supply Project in Sudan, East Africa
  • Clean Fuel Project in Thailand, Southeast Asia
  • BMW factory project in Northern China, East Asia
  • Hong Kong Express Rail Link Project, East Asia
  • Landmark high-rise mixed use complex developments in Northern China, East Asia
  • Highway Reconstruction Project in Kazakhstan, Central Asia
  • Hydropower Plant Project in Indonesia, Southeast Asia
  • Coal Fired Power Plant Projects in Indonesia, Southeast Asia
  • Thermal Coal Fired Power Plant Project in India, South Asia
  • International Airport Project in Yemen, Middle East
  • Combined Cycle Power Plant Projects in Saudi Arabia, Middle East
  • Combined Cycle Power Plant Projects in Oman, Middle East
  • Pipeline Project in Saudi Arabia, Middle East
  • Metro Project in Saudi Arabia, Middle East
  • Port Complex Project in Saudi Arabia, Middle East
  • Solar Park Power Plant Project in Dubai, Middle East
  • Thermal Power Plant Project in Iraq, Middle East
  • Highway Project in Poland, East Europe
  • Photovoltaic Power Generation Plant Project in Mexico, South America
  • Haiti International Airport Project, North America

Our people consistently aim to anticipate the needs of our clients and provide them with high-value, innovative and quality services. Clients have access to leaders and problem-solvers who decode complexity through collaborative working and innovative thinking, making the best possible outcomes a reality for our clients, every time.


A multi-disciplinary approach to disputes

Whether providing expert advisory, expert determination or expert witness services, HKA occupies the unique, multi-disciplinary service that combines quantum, engineering, architecture and technical, delay, disruption, forensic accounting, investigations, damages, valuation, and government contracts analysis.



HKA’s integrated research programme, CRUX, draws on our unprecedented bank of knowledge to provide valuable insights into the most common causes of claims and disputes on engineering and construction projects where our experts have provided claims consulting and dispute resolution services on major capital projects across multiple sectors around the world.

Clients have access to a rich resource of major project data from hundreds of projects with a combined value exceeding trillions of dollars. All decision-makers on projects can profit from a clearer understanding of the recurring causes of claims and disputes.

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Professional standing and recognition

HKA was awarded ‘Construction Expert Witness Firm of the Year 2022’ by Who’s Who Legal (WWL), winning the award twice in three years.

We ranked as the top firm in WWL: Construction’s expert witnesses analysis for the last six years, with our leading quantum, engineering and delay experts being recognised for their skills and reputation.

HKA’s expert witnesses also feature in WWL’s Arbitration, Litigation, Investigations – Forensic Accounting, Canada and Australia analysis, selected for their exceptional work providing written and oral testimony in contentious proceedings.

We consistently rank highly in Global Arbitration Review (GAR) 100 Expert Witness Power Index and are the largest corporate providers to The Academy of Experts.

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