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Ahmed Abdelbakey

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Ahmed Abdelbakey

Managing Director


+971 (0) 2 641 7168 (Work)
+971 50 427 8747 (Mobile)
Office 1603, SJ Tower, Airport Road
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ahmed is a Civil Engineer and Delay Expert with over 13 years’ construction experience in building works, civil engineering, planning and project controls.

His core expertise is in the planning, programming, monitoring and management of time on construction and engineering projects. Ahmed also specializes in delay analysis, having had extensive experience in the preparation and deconstruction of claims for additional time.

Ahmed has, on numerous occasions, been instructed as an Expert Witness in various forums, including the UAE Courts (Dubai and Abu Dhabi), International Arbitration Centres (DIAC, ADCCAC and ICC), and also in ad-hoc matters. He has acted as Assistant Arbitrator in proceedings conducted under the ADCCAC

Rules, has acted as an Assistant Court Appointed Expert, and also as a Party Appointed Expert in matters involving Court Appointed Experts.

Ahmed’s technical expertise, his knowledge and experience of UAE Court proceedings and International Arbitration, combined with his dual English / Arabic language fluency, positions him as a leading Expert in the Middle East. He has been instructed on over 25 Expert Appointments.

He also has expertise across multiple sectors, including residential, hotels and leisure, commercial and retail, airports and social infrastructure including schools and hospitals, in addition to power generation and telecommunications.