Mustafa Hadi leads BRG’s Disputes and International Arbitration practice in Asia–Pacific (APAC) and is co-leader of BRG’s APAC region. He specialises in addressing issues of valuation, damages, and accounting in complex commercial and investment treaty disputes, including M&A, private equity, joint venture, shareholder, breach of contract, financial services, and intellectual property disputes.
Mr. Hadi has been instructed as an expert in international arbitration and in court, and is experienced in oral testimony. His experience spans matters involving the ICC, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, DIAC, and CIETAC, and in the courts of the UK, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ireland, the Cayman Islands, the BVI, Bermuda, and the Bahamas.
Mr. Hadi has been featured in numerous Who’s Who Legal guides to the leading experts in international arbitration, economic consulting (quantum of damages) and forensic accounting, which describe him as: combining “exceptional technical proficiency in valuation and damages matters with an engaging and credible presence in oral testimony”, “outstandingly smart” and “very strong at presenting his opinions.” In its 2019 arbitration expert witness guide, Who’s Who Legal recognised him as a Global Elite Thought Leader, and ranked him first amongst the most recommended experts in the Asia-Pacific region.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Hadi worked as a strategy consultant, advising private equity funds, financial institutions, and corporate clients on commercial due diligence, market entry, and corporate strategy. Alongside his dispute work, he also provides valuation advice for strategic, restructuring, and tax purposes and advises on economic and financial issues in regulatory matters.
Mr. Hadi regularly presents to law firms on damages and valuation issues, and facilitates advocacy workshops on the cross-examination of expert witnesses. He has also been a guest lecturer on the LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution course at the University of Hong Kong.
Mr. Hadi is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a member of the Academy of Experts. He holds an MA in physics from Cambridge University.
MA, Physics, 2001
FTI Consulting, London and Hong Kong
2011 - 2015
Senior managing consultant
2008 - 2011
2001 - 2008
News & Insights
- Asian Dispute ReviewJuly 2019
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- March 20, 2019
- November 2, 2018
- September 18, 2018
- July 5, 2018
- June 7, 2017
- May 19, 2016
- March 7, 2016
- February 25, 2016
News & Commentary
- BRG press releaseAugust 14, 2019
- Whose Role Is It Anyway? Debating the Upsides and Downsides of Party- or Tribunal-Appointed Experts in ArbitrationsBRGApril 8, 2019
- BRG press releaseDecember 11, 2018
- BRG press releaseAugust 7, 2018
- BRGJune 6, 2018
- BRG press releaseDecember 14, 2017
- FinanceAsiaAugust 31, 2017
- BRG press releaseAugust 4, 2017
- New York TimesJuly 28, 2017
- PaRR GlobalJune 8, 2017
- Who's Who LegalNovember 30, 2016
- Who's Who LegalJuly 2016
- Intelligence OnlineDecember 2, 2015
- BRG press releaseNovember 19, 2015
- AsianInvestorJuly 30, 2015
- BRG press releaseJuly 14, 2015
Institute of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales
Academy of Experts