Photo of Mustafa  Hadi

Mustafa Hadi

Managing Director
PDF

Overview

Mustafa Hadi leads BRG’s Disputes and International Arbitration practice in AsiaPacific (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, 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 included in numerous Who’s Who Legal guides to the leading experts in international arbitration, economic consulting (quantum of damages) and forensic accounting, which have described him as: “internationally recognised as one of the key figures in the Hong Kong arbitration space, particularly for shareholder and JV disputes,” 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.”

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.

Education

Cambridge University
MA, Physics, 2001

Employment History

FTI Consulting, London and Hong Kong
Managing director
2011 - 2015

LECG, London
Senior managing consultant
2008 - 2011

Deloitte, London
Senior consultant
2001 - 2008

News & Insights

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Institute of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales
Fellow

Academy of Experts
Member