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Feras Taher

Feras Taher has six years of experience in the construction claims industry. Most recently, he acted as a Construction Claims Consultant for a global construction, manufacturing and technology consulting firm. He has analyzed delay, disruption, inefficiency claims, and the evaluation of damages by extensively reviewing project documents, schedules, and costs.  His areas of expertise include civil engineering projects, particularly subway, marine, land reclamation, research centers, stadiums, hospitals, airports and general civil and industrial multi-discipline engineering projects.

Education
  • University of Birmingham (Birmingham, England), MSc, Construction Management
  • University of Jordan (Amman, Jordan), BSc, Civil Engineering
Professional Affiliations
  • Charted Institute of Arbitrators (Member)
  • Jordan Engineers Association (Member)
  • Saudi Council of Engineers (Member)
Select Speaking Engagements

Guest Lecturer, “Construction Claims – Legal Issues in Building Constriction,” Columbia University’s Construction Administration Program, New York, NY, October 2017.

Project Highlights

Subway/Light Rail Construction, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, $5.94 billion – Prepared a claim for costs arising from different delay events on the Riyadh Metro Line 3 project. The events were spread across different locations within the linear construction project. He was part of a consultancy team to prepare an extension of time claim on behalf of the contractor. As well as claims associated with the project, responsible for preparation of the quantum analysis part of the claim which includes idle-time, and prolongation cost claims. Coordinated between the team and assisted the preparation of “Request of the Engineer’s Determination” documents; part of the dispute resolution mechanism adopted in the project.

Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, $530 million – Prepared a claim for costs arising from hosting events as well as claims associated with the project. Responsible for researching various delaying events and for preparing detailed particulars to support the extension of time claim. Assisted with the preparation of disruption and prolongation cost claims.