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Eng-Dr Jamal M. Chaykhouni
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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
CEO/Founder of Almarsat Project Development (APD) & Canada Quality Experts (CQE) Home of Technical Experts in Resolving Disputes since 2005. Over 35 yrs a Civil Engineer in Transport, Sea & Energy on Worldlandmark projects with international proficiency in Construction Management Quantum Claim Preparation & Delay Analysis, Feasibility Studies, over 1,500+ ADR (Expert Determination, Adjudication, Mediation & International Arbitration). A Certified Opinion Engineer at Dubai Municipality, providing consultancy Services to International Banks, Insurances Disputes, in Asian-African- European Regions. 1.2018 awarded as best Technical Expert of the year in near East region (1st International Engineering Arbitration conference 2018-Dubai). 2. 2014 as Mediator of the Year at Dubai Courts-UAE. 3.1985 Harvard Model U.N Harvard University U.S.A and Global Diplomacy by Un of London.

Professional Background

  • 2008-2013 - LACASA (Dubai, UAE)
    Corporate Director - COO: In Asia, Africa, MENA Region (Libya, Sudan, Qatar, KSA & UAE) & African States.
    Contracts & Senior Project Director Leading until S 2010 projects supervision for over 30 projects in Dubai.
  • 1989-2007 – DUTCO BALFOUR BEATTY (Dubai, UAE)
    Projects / QHES Group Manager
  • 2004-2007 – QA/QC at Dutco Balfour Beatty and Consolidated Contractors International Company (DBB/AG & CCC) Manager leading 198 QA/QC @ Dubai Mall, Dubai Royal Air Wing and Atlantis Hotel.
  • 1998-2003- Project Director and Client Representative, floating Restaurant Jebel Ali Hotel & Client Representative for Emirates Aviation Services. QA-QC Manager for 33 water Dams Projects in UAE.
  • 1993-2003 - Chief Engineer for the Design and Build of the Airport New Duty-Free offices and the Dubai Air- show 1997, Project Manager, Dubai Ports, and Airport, highways, Marine works in Dubai.
  • 1989-1994 - Project Engineer and Chief Engineer for the construction of Dubai Duty-Free, MINHAD Airbase, Al Maktoum Bridges, the development of Jebel Ali Ports works/Substructure & Rehabilitation works of Port of Jebel Ali, Sheikh Mohamed Island & Shindaga underwater Tunnel.
  • 1984-1989 – J&P OVERSEAS LTD (Cyprus, Oman & UAE) Deputy Project Manager: for Infrastructure Roadwork SOHAR-OMAN, Engineer for Aerodrome Pavements & Roads, Al-Dhafra-Airbase-UAE. Site Engineer for the construction of Nicosia-Limassol Highway.

Experience

1. Arbitrator:[ over 50 disputes as Tribunal /Chair / Co-Arbitrator or Sole Arbitrator ] to list few DUBAI FINANCIAL CENTRE (DIFC-LCIA) as Co-Arbitrator involved UK Queen Council 2.Mediator / Mediations: [conducted over 50 Mediations with UAE courts since 2014 such as Maritime survey/Real Estate dispute before Dubai courts Mediation. 3.Expert Witness [over 1,000 Expert witness reports in English and Arabic dispute cases since 2006 to list few] Conducted in 2014 alone over 105 cases with maximum turn over decision/opinion of 21 days.

Degrees

Doctor (Ph.D.)– Construction & Energy Law contracts, On-line NY- U.S.A. Certified International Arbitrator by Grotius for International Legal Studies - The Hague -PCA, NL. CEDAR Mediator from School of Law International University of Business& Economy in Beijing-China, Harvard University Contract Law ( Trust-to Promise- to Contract) Harvard UX Intellectual Property Law & Policy School of Law -University of International Water Law (Dual French-English) by Universite De Genève -Switzerland. European Business Law-Competing in Europe from Lund University -Sweden. International Law in Action- the Arbitration of International Disputes by Leiden University-NL.Challenging Forensic Science-How Science Should Speak to Court - Université de Lausanne. 2018-Master of Laws (L.L.M.) – University of Aberdeen, Kings College UK. 2.2001-Master of Information Management Systems -City University, Washington, U.S.A 31985- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – New England College, U.S.A

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2017    Certified International Arbitrator by Grotius for International Legal Studies - The Hague -PCA, NL    50
2017    Certified Adjudicator from AIAC – CIPPA 2013 ( 2017) .     50
2017    CEDAR Mediator from School of Law International University of Business& Economy in Beijing-China     50
2018    Harvard University Contract Law ( Trust-to Promise- to Contract) Harvard UX– USA     100
2018    Intellectual Property Law & Policy School of Law -University of Pennsylvania-USA     100
2018    Challenging Forensic Science-How Science Should Speak to Court - Université de Lausanne    100
2018    International Law in Action- the Arbitration of International Disputes by Leiden University-NL     100
2006-2018    Courts ADR Experts Appreciation     1500

Approach

CEO/Founder of Almarsat Project Development (APD) & Canada Quality Experts (CQE) Home of Technical Experts in Resolving Disputes since 2005. Over 35 years success as a Civil Engineer in Transport, Sea Ports ,Airports& Energy on World landmark projects with international proficiency in Construction Management Quantum Claim Preparation & Delay Analysis, Feasibility Studies ,and over 1,500 ADR (Expert Determination , Adjudication, Mediation & International Arbitration). A Certified Opinion Engineer at Dubai Municipality, providing consultancy Services to International Banks, Insurances Disputes, in Asian-African- European Regions.

Fees

U$200-400 per hour depends on the region and can be capped once scope shared and Type of services identified as Expert Witness or Adjudicator or Mediator or Arbitrator. I also do 1 of 10 cases pro-bono for insolvent party.

Other Information

OTHER CERTIFIED APPRECIATIONS & PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS Model United Nations Delegate at Harvard University 1985 – Massachusetts -U.S.A. ? Certified ASCE American Society of Civil. Engineers ID #233382 since 1985. ? Certified PMI Project Management Institute Member #78961 since 1996. ? RICS Certified Valuer for Hotel Property by RICS (2019) +Certified U.S Diploma on Hotel Management 1995. ? Airport Pavement Design Gulf Conference Guest November 2004 (Honorary Guest). ? Registered as an Arbitrator /Expert Construction & Real Estate disputes in Dubai &UAE Ministry of Justice 2006.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Maritime
  • Online Mediation

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

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