Nabil is a highly qualified and experienced construction professional with over 35 years of project management, claims and ADR experience. He is one of a small number of accredited Arabic-speaking dispute resolution professionals operating in the UAE and across the Middle East region; and is a registered expert witness with the High Court in Iraq.
Nabil’s previous work, as a senior representative to the Abu Dhabi government claims committee for four years, has significantly enriched his knowledge of the common causes and resolutions of disputed projects in the region. He has been actively involved for several years in arbitration and mediation, and has repeatedly acted as sole arbitrator and chair of arbitration tribunals on cases in Iraq, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. In addition, Nabil has acted as an expert witness on many occasions and been cross-examined in litigation and arbitration proceedings
Nabil’s experience covers all aspects of pre-contract and post-contract works, and he has acted as project manager on several major construction projects, such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. He is well versed in budget management, cost monitoring, value engineering and scheduling for all phases of engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC).
In addition to his engineering degree, Nabil holds a PhD from Reading University and an MSc from Loughborough University in construction management. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and the Chartered Management Institute; a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Project Management Institute; a RICS-accredited mediator; and an accredited arbitrator by the Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah Arbitration Centres in the UAE.