BCDR International Arbitration Review
July 2017 – Volume 4 Issue 1
Page 11

The Use of Experts in Construction Arbitration in the Middle East

Thomas R. Snider & Laura Adams


The evolution of arbitration practice in the Middle East has led to increased use of experts, particularly in relation to construction arbitration.Their use, in different forms, can be a beneficial addition to the evidence produced before the tribunal. However, expert evidence needs to be managed properly to ensure that it is of utmost benefit to a party’s case and the tribunal’s understanding of the issues in dispute.