Currie & Brown expands contract advisory services team in APAC

Currie & Brown’s global contract advisory services (CAS) team is expanding in APAC with the appointment of Leslie Harland as a Director based in our Singapore office, working alongside the established project management and cost management services team.

Leslie has over 35 years of international experience in construction and engineering. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a construction quantum expert who has worked across a wide range of sectors including:

  • infrastructure
  • hospitality and leisure
  • commercial property
  • transportation and logistics
  • energy
  • off-shore oil and gas

Leslie has been appointed as an independent construction quantum expert in over 30 complex and high-value disputes, delivering numerous independent reports on quantum. He has also provided expert testimony in arbitration, litigation, and other ADR forums across different legal jurisdictions, including Singapore, UK, South Korea, Dubai and USA.

Leslie commented “With economic growth in APAC and opportunities in emerging markets, it’s a great time for us to offer contract advisory services in the region. We see increasing complexity across APAC, with infrastructure development opportunities and clients needing to mitigate risk 

Gary Cooper, Currie & Brown’s Singapore managing director, added, “With our regional presence and deep local knowledge, there’s a growing demand for our services, helping clients manage risk, disputes and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects.”

Leslie joins our CAS team, which consists of highly qualified practitioners from diverse disciplines, each bringing their own expertise, yet collectively sharing extensive industry knowledge acquired through years of practical experience.

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