Expands Navigant’s Quantum Disputes Expertise in the UK, EMEA and Asia
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2012--
Navigant announced today that Liam Holder has joined the Firm’s Global
Construction Practice. Holder, who joins as a Managing Director, brings
25 years of experience in major international construction projects and
will assist clients with dispute resolution. Holder and his team join
Navigant from his prior firm, International Construction Forensics, and
will be based in the London office.
“Our clients are constantly managing through complex claims and
challenges,” said David Tortorello, Global Construction Practice leader.
“Liam’s extensive knowledge and skill in quantum disputes enables him to
support construction clients across a wide range of industry sectors
around the world. His background and expertise enhance our capabilities
in the areas of quantum and delay matters.”
Holder founded International Construction Forensics (ICF), a specialist
international construction contracts and dispute resolution firm, in
2010. Prior to ICF, Holder was a Senior Partner of EC Harris LLP, where
he was head of Contract Advisory Services, leading a team of specialists
across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
“Becoming an integral part of Navigant’s highly-regarded international
construction practice is a tremendous opportunity,” said Holder. “Not
only will the move provide the global platform and infrastructure
necessary to succeed in an increasingly competitive global environment,
but it also brings the opportunity of working with an unrivalled peer
group of internationally respected experts.”
Holder is regularly appointed as Quantum Expert on major international
construction and engineering projects and has testifying experience
across a range of tribunals. He is Fellow of the Royal Institution of
Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), a Chartered Builder (MCIOB), a Member of
the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), an accredited Expert
Witness (CUEW), and a practicing Member of the Academy of Experts (MAE).
He has been appointed as a Dispute Board Member on substantial
international construction and engineering projects.
Holder is a published author and lectures widely. In addition to his
consulting practice, he is a visiting practitioner and dissertation
supervisor to the MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution course at
Kings College, London. He holds an MSc in Construction Law & Arbitration
from Kings College, London, a BSc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying
and a BTEC and HNC in Building Studies.
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm
dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the
face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level
engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical
expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory
and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly
regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare
industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business
needs. More information about Navigant can be found at www.navigant.com.
Amanda Mareci, 646.227.4379
Jennifer Moreno Reddick, 312.573.5634