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Dr Naseem Ameer Ali PhD Civil Engr, MSc Const Law & Arb [King's College London], MSc Arch: Building Econs and Mgt [University College London], BSc (Hons) QS [Reading], CDipAF, Cert Adj [RICS], Cert Adj [Panel Adjudicator, KLRCA], PPRISM, FRISM, FCIOB [Chartered Construction Manager], FCIArb, MNZIQS, MRICS [Chartered Quantity Surveyor], MAPM, AIQS (Affil), Accredited Mediator [CIDB, M'sia], Reg QS (NZ), Reg QS (M'sia)

Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

School of Engineering and Advanced Technology

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 ext 43562 or +64 21 260 2520 (Mobile)
    Location: 106.8, Building 106,
    Campus: Oteha Rohe Campus, Gate 4, Albany, Albany Highway, Auckland

Qualifications

  • PhD in Civil Engineering - University of Auckland (2016)
  • MSc Construction Law and Arbitration - Kings College London (1992)
  • MSc Architecture: Building Economics and Management - University College London (1988)
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying - Reading University (1986)
  • Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance - Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (1987)
  • Cerificate in Adjudication - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (2015)
  • Certificate in Adjudication - Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (2012)
  • Past President, Royal Institution of Sueveyors Malaysia - Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (2007)
  • Fellow, Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia - Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (1999)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Building - Chartered Institute of Building (1999)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2005)
  • Member, New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors - New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (2012)
  • Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (1993)
  • Member, Association for Project Management - Association for Project Management (2005)
  • Affiliate, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors - Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (2012)
  • Accredited Mediator - Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (2000)
  • Registered Quantity Surveyor - New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (2014)
  • Registered Quantity Surveyor - Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (1988)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Dispute resolution including adjudication, construction contracts drafting, modern plain legal construction contracts, construction law, contract administration, construction project management, and construction economics.

Thematics

Resource Development and Management

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Building (120200): Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201): Built Environment And Design (120000):
Commercial and Contract Law (180105): Law (180100): Law And Legal Studies (180000):
Quantity Surveying (120203):
Tort Law (180126)

Keywords

Construction law; construction contracts; plain English legal drafting; dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation, and arbitration; construction project management; construction economics; quantity surveying.

Research Outputs

Journal

Finnie, D., & Ameer Ali, NAN. (2015). The New Zealand construction contracts amendment act 2015 – For better or worse?. Construction Economics and Building. 15(4), 95-105
[Journal article]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN. (2008). ADR in Malyasia: One step at a time. The Australian ADR Reporter. (6: March), 23-25 Retrieved from http://www.ciarb.net.au/sites/www.ciarb.net.au/files/files/Issue%20No%206.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2008). Unique Plain Language Contract A Success. New Zealand Building Subcontractors Federation UPDATE.
[Journal article]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2008). Update And Summary On The Proposed Construction Industry Payment And Adjudication Act. Master Builders Journal. (3rd Quarter 2008), 66-68 Retrieved from http://www.mbam.org.my/mbam/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=249&Itemid=318
[Journal article]Edited by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN. (2008). Modernising construction contracts (Part 1): Incorporating a case study on the CICC model terms of construction contract for sub-contract work 2007. Master Builders Journal Malaysia. (3rd Quarter), 78-90 Retrieved from http://www.mbam.org.my/mbam/images/MBJ3Q08/MBJ3Q08(FullLayout).pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN., & Ameer Ali, NA. (2007). One Step at a Time - An Overview of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Malaysia including Proposals for a Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act. RICS Construction Journal. (Nov/Dec), 18-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN. (2006). A 'Construction Industry Payment And Adjudication Act': Reducing payment-default and increasing dispute resolution efficiency in construction: Part 2. Master Builders Journal Malaysia. (4th Quarter), 4-22 Retrieved from http://www.mbam.org.my/mbam/images/MBJ4Q06%28pdf%29/CS_ACTpt2.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN. (2006). A 'Construction Industry Payment And Adjudication Act': Reducing payment-default and increasing dispute resolution efficiency in construction: Part 1. Master Builders Journal Malaysia. (3rd Quarter), 4-14 Retrieved from http://www.mbam.org.my/mbam/images/MBJ3Q06(pdf)/CsNaseem(ACTpt1).pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.

Book

Ali, NANA. (2010). Mediation in the Malaysian construction industry. In Mediation in the Construction Industry: An International Review. (pp. 82 - 107).
[Chapter]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN. (2008). Modern Plain English Drafting and Construction: The Malaysian Subcontract Model Terms. London, United Kingdom: Society of Construction Law, United Kingdom
[Monograph]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.

Report

Ameer Ali, NAN.(2016). WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd v NS Bluescope Lysaght Malaysia Sdn Bhd & other case. (Report No. [2016] 1 CIDB-CLR 140). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: ARK Knowledge Solutions
[Technical Report]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.Contributed to by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN., & Lim, CF.A Report on the Proposal for a Malaysian Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act. Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.

Conference

Ameer Ali, NAN.(2017, May). Drafting in Modern Plain Legal Language. .
[Conference]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.Contributed to by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN.(2017, March). The power of perseverance - Understanding the importance of attitude. .
[Conference]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.Contributed to by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN.(2017, June). Procurement & the bottom line - why it pays to get it right. .
[Conference]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.Contributed to by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN. (2015, May). The Development of the Framework, Contract, and Application of the Standard Terms of Construction Contract for Renovation and Small Projects (STCC-RSP 2015). Presented at CIDB RISM - Construction Contract for Renovation and Small Projects. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN., & Wilkinson, S. (2010). Modernising Construction Contracts Drafting - A Plea for good Sense. In P. Barrett, D. Amaratunga, R. Haigh, K. Keraminiyage, & C. Pathirage (Eds.) W113 - Special Track on Law and Dispute Resolution, 18th CIB World Building Congress. (pp. 323 - 345). Salford, United Kingdom: 18th CIB World Building Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2009, October). Plain Language Construction Contracts – ‘Greenfield’ Drafting v Re-Drafting. Presented at Plain Language Association InterNational’s Seventh International Biennial Conference on Raising the Standard. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA.(2009, August). Adjudication - Competition or Complementary to Arbitration?. .
[Conference]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA.Rethinking or Tinkering Contract Management?. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors' 13th Annual Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA., ameer, ., & Ameer Ali, N. (2009). The Ideal Construction Dispute Resolver. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors' 13th Annual Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN., & Wilkinson, S.(2009). Statutory Adjudication Under Nine Commonwealth Jurisdictions – A User’s Perspective on Legislative Drafting Style. . Hong Kong
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2008). Applying Modern Drafting Guidelines in Construction Contracts Incorporating A Case Study - ‘The CICC Model Terms Of Construction Contract For Subcontract Work 2007. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: International Conference on Modern Legal Drafting
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA.(2007, January). The Arbitration Act 2005 – The Relationship Between Arbitration and Statutory Adjudication. .
[Conference]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2007). Accessibility Of Legal Documents In The Construction Industry – A Plea For Sanity. Auckland, New Zealand: Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors International Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2007). The Proposed Malaysian Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act. London: Adjudication Society’s Sixth Annual Conference on International Adjudication and Dispute Resolution
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2006, April). Adjudication, An End to Cash Flow Problems in the Construction Industry. Presented at Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration – Construction Industry Development Board Conference on Adjudication. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2006, February). Contemporary Issues In Construction Contracts. Presented at Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia Seminar. Kuching, East Malaysia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2006, August). Communication in Project Management. Presented at Institution of Engineers Malaysia Seminar. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2006, December). Model Terms of Construction Contract for Subcontract Works 2006. Presented at Royal Institution of Surveyors - CIDB Seminar. Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA.(2006, April). Adjudication, An End to Cash Flow Problems in the Construction Industry. .
[Conference]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA.(2006, September). Model Terms of Construction Contract. .
[Conference]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.

Thesis

Ameer Ali, NAN. (2015). Statutory construction adjudication: Analysis of the New Zealand and Malaysian legislations and development of a decision making model. (Doctoral Thesis, University of Auckland)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.

Other

Ameer Ali, NAN. (2014). Standard terms of construction contract for renovation and small projects (STCC-RSP 2015). (pp. 1 - 19). Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia
[Other]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2009, April). Different Ways Commonwealth Countries Have Dealt with Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2007, January). The Arbitration Act 2005 – The Relationship Between Arbitration and Statutory Adjudication. Presented at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. : Lexis-Nexis.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NAN. (2016). Model Terms of Construction Contract for Subcontract Works - Second Edition. (pp. 1 - 32). Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia
[Other]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.
Ameer Ali, NA. (2006, September). Model Terms of Construction Contract in CIDB International Annual Conference 2006. Presented at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. : 15 Sep 2006.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ameer Ali, N.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • English
    Last used: Today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Malay (Malaysian)
    Last used: This week
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • David Finnie - PhD
    Model for two-stage ECI and framework for client representation

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