Reza Mohtashami KC will speak at a panel discussion on “The balancing act in infrastructure and construction projects: building synergy between companies, legal representatives, and experts”, at the 6th ICC India Arbitration Day.

The panel will begin by examining the key concerns and common sources of disputes in the construction industry, unique risks, and prominent issues of prolongation, acceleration and disruption associated with these large contracts. The panellists will share practical insights on balancing the roles and objectives of the stakeholders in the dispute resolution process and discuss dispute resolution techniques and mitigation strategies including solutions within the suit of ICC Dispute Resolution Services specific to the construction sector.

Reza will speak alongside panellists Gaganpreet Puri (Alvarez & Marsal), Gitanjali Bajaj (DLA Piper), and Shashank Garg (Counsel, High Court of Delhi and Supreme Court of India). The panel will be moderated by Kabir Singh (Clifford Chance, ICC Court Member, Singapore).

The event will take place on Saturday 2 December 2023 at 14:15-15:30pm IST.

To find out more, and to register, click here.


Reza is a partner in the London office. He has represented clients as counsel and advocate in more than 90 arbitrations conducted under a variety of arbitration rules in many different jurisdictions. Reza has particular expertise in disputes arising in emerging markets with a focus on the telecoms, energy, and infrastructure sectors.

Reza regularly acts as arbitrator and has been appointed as party-nominated arbitrator, Chair or Sole Arbitrator in more than 20 arbitrations conducted under the ICC, LCIA, ICDR-AAA, SIAC, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA Rules.

Reza is a trustee of the Bahrain Chamber of Dispute Resolution, a member of the LCIA Court, and an editorial board member of Global Arbitration Review. He is a former Vice-Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee, a past president of the LCIA Arab Users’ Council, a member of the LCIA Court, a trustee of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, and a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.

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