Al Khobar CPD on Dispute Resolution and the Impact of the KSA Law and Islamic Sharia in applying them combined with Delay Event Analysis – 30 September 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a CPD event run on Dispute Resolution and the Impact of the KSA Law and Islamic Sharia in applying them combined with Delay Event Analysis which will be held on the 30 September 2019.

Summary of the Topic
Dispute Resolution & the Impact of the KSA and Islamic Law applying them: The topic will cover multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses commonly used in construction contracts, and the impact of Saudi law and Islamic Sharia in applying them.

Delay Event Analysis: Using a real-life Delay Event from a Claims Package on a project located in KSA, we shall walk through in details on how the Contractor established the case. Then have an in depth look on how the Client responded, analysed and rebutted the claim. The final question, “What could have been done differently to change the outcome”.

Learning outcome
Dispute Resolution & the Impact of the KSA and Islamic Law applying them

  • Different forms of multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses
  • The pros and cons of certain dispute resolution procedures; and
  • Recommended approaches to deal with these procedures within the framework of Saudi law and Islamic Sharia

Delay Event Analysis

  • Learn the 4 major components of a Delay Event.
  • Learn the basic and advance techniques to present a Delay Event (Contractor)
  • Learn the basic and advance techniques to analyse, rebut a Delay Event (Client)
  • Be able to appreciate the principle behind “Rule of Equity”, “Consequential Effect” and “Right Timing”.

Ali Al Toukhi |Partner | Hammad & Al-Mehdar
Ahmed Ibrahim |Partner | Fenwick Elliott LLP
Gholan Medalla |Consultant | Saudi Parson

About the Speaker
Ahmed Ibrahim is a partner of Fenwick Elliott LLP and has been leading the expansion of the firm in the Middle East and North Africa since 2015.

Ahmed has vast experience in handling cases involving major construction, infrastructure and energy projects, often with significant sums of money in dispute. He has extensive experience in civil law jurisdictions with an in-depth understanding of local laws and practises in Arab countries.

Ali Al Toukhi has joined the law firm of Hammad & Al-Mehdar in 2018. Ali is a member of the Massachusetts state bar. He earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from the Lewis & Clark Law School of Portland, Oregon, USA concentrating on Corporate Law as well as Corporate Dispute Resolution.

Gholan Medalla has over 20 years of hands on Project Management and Project Controls experience. This is with various overseas assignments such as Saudi Arabia, Canada, Iraq, UAE, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and the Philippines. He has worked with the big industry players such as Saudi Aramco (current), Exxon Mobil (IOL), Total, Siemens, Oracle, Kiewit Energy to name a few, with programs ranging from US$ 1B to US$ 5B and Mega Projects costing US$ 9B to US$ 15B.

Al Khobar| Al Bandariyah Area,
Ibn Bassam Al Andalussi St.,
PO Box 2729,
Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
Tel: +966 (0) 13 845 2888

1800 to 1830     – Coffee, networking & registration
1830 to 1835     – Introduction of the speaker and RICS updates
1835 to 1935     – 1st speakers Presentation
1935 to 2015     – 2nd speaker presentation
2015 to 2045     – Q&A

When booking for more than one-person, kindly email us the name of the other attendee to be added in the confirmed list of bookers.

Please note: We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made

The presentation will start promptly at 1830. If you have not checked in by this time (1830), you will not be able to claim your 1.5hrs CPD.

All practising RICS members are required to record at least 20 hours of CPD (including a minimum of 10 hours of formal CPD) completed each year. It has come to our attention that certain RICS members in this region have declared as complete CPD events that they have booked but not attended.  
Please note that we maintain attendance registers at RICS training and CPD events. We will also be carrying out extra checks on CPD records and, where dishonest recording is identified, the matter will be brought to the attention of the RICS regulation team and may result in RICS pursuing disciplinary action.

September 30 2019


Date: September 30
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: 60AED
Event Category:



KSA KSA, Saudi Arabia


CPD Al Khobar KSA
Phone: +9714 375 5807