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Ciaran Coates

Qualifications:

LLM in Construction Law and Arbitration

BSc in Construction Cost Management

Memberships:

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
Member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

Experience:

Ciaran has over 20 years of experience working on projects in Dublin, Paris, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East

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Ciaran is an Experienced Director level Claims Consultant, Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over approaching 20 years post qualification experience in Dublin, Paris, United Kingdom and subsequently with a focus in the Middle East.

Wide sector experience across a range of Expert assignments in relation to medical facilities, rail, processing plants, energy, and infrastructure. Preparation of Expert Reports, conducting and handling joint Expert process analysis and attendance at Hearings. Expert assignments ranging from US$2m to US$100m+.

He has worked on major projects undertaking contract administration leadership roles including handling of major claims on behalf of contractors including defence and counterclaims on the employer side. Significant projects include a five-star hotel development, new international airport, Metro and transportation expansion project.

Consultancy advisory services in relation to risk assessment of project portfolio continuity on behalf of the Government Entities in KSA. Working in audit functions to review project status on behalf of a major international contractor.

Ciaran provides specialist Expert advice in Contract Management, Claims Management, and Dispute Resolution.

In depth knowledge of commercial and dispute management within the Middle East region. Significant experience across the middle east with 13 years’ in country experience, working in the Sultanate of Oman, Kuwait, Iraq, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.

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