Mohammed Haque

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CONSULTANT BARRISTER, ADJUDICATOR & QUANTUM EXPERT

A Fellow of both CIArb and CInstCES, Mohammed is a practising adjudicator, Barrister, and a quantum expert. Construction Claims and Dispute Resolution is his profession, and passion too. Mohammed, among others, is a Panel Member of the RICS President’s Main Panel of Adjudicators.

In addition to his practice as an adjudicator, Mohammed provides contract advice, draft and review, both bespoke and model construction contracts. He specialises in quantum and delay related legal claims including agreeing and valuing changes/variations, interim and final payments. Mohammed represents parties in adjudication both legally and as a quantum expert.

Mohammed graduated from the University of London with an LLB(Hons) degree. He was called to the Bar in 1997 by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and joined the legal profession. From the very beginning of his career, he represented parties before ADR tribunals in large construction and commercial disputes as counsel, both locally and internationally.

Mohammed has 25+ years’ practical experience of contract, quantum, delay and claims arising out of termination under JCT, NEC, IChemE, ICE and FIDIC models and various bespoke form contracts. Mohammed’s sectors are Building, Railway, Earthwork, Infrastructural Utility, Telecom, and Oil and Gas.

Mohammed since 2016 been practising as a quantum expert in construction disputes. His quantum reports have been very successful before ADR tribunals.

To understand the technical aspects of project contracts and disputes better, Mohammed has studied construction. He completed a degree in construction, worked for engineering and quantum consultancies and requalified himself as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of the Civil Engineering Surveyors (CInstCES). Mohammed is an examiner of the CInstCES and currently the Deputy Chair of the Education, Professional Development and Membership Committee of the Institution.

Mohammed the immediately past Chairman of the Thames Valley Branch of the CIArb is a keen advocate of ADR in construction. He is presenting a series of webinars jointly with RICS regarding Conflict Avoidance Pledge and its application.

In the past, Mohammed managed a large Legal 500 firm in Asia and a Claims and Dispute Resolution practice in London, as Partner, and led multidisciplinary legal and quantum teams and support staffs. Mohammed successfully advised and settled several clients in high-value construction claims and disputes. Mohammed also regularly represented parties before Adjudication/Arbitration tribunals and related challenges or enforcement.

Mohammed practised in Asia for ten long years. At that time Legal 500 recognised him as the No.1 Property and Construction Lawyer for a jurisdiction for five consecutive years.

Unocal and Chevron commended his contributions for two different mining development projects. He represented the highest government offices, including the government of US and China, SOE’s, and major international corporations, upon instructions from various globally leading law firms.

 

Recommendations:

Mohammed Azharul Haque, has brilliantly led and developed a detailed analysis of an extremely complex design and build project for Gilmartins. Not only analysing the contractual documentation through a legal eye but also employing his quantity surveying experience to decipher drawings and to work alongside, and our quantity surveying team to both tease out of them the required information to form a detailed claim but also to support on the ongoing packages on site to minimise future losses

Mohammed’s ability to apply himself in the real context of legal and quantum claim and dispute resolution is second to none whilst always remaining sociable in his approach. His guidance and support has really reassured the project team during a difficult and complex case

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