Sectors of Practice
Matt Mortazavi is a Professional Civil Engineer in Ontario and Alberta. He has a masters degree in civil engineering with specialization in construction and project management. He also has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Global Business Law with concentration in construction. As part of his legal education, he studied in the areas of Construction Law, International Dispute Resolution, Public Private Partnership Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution as well as other related courses.
Mortazavi is a member of ADR Institute of Canada, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation in US, and The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London, UK specialized in Construction Adjudication as well as Fellow with Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
He has conducted at least 13 binding construction adjudication in Ontario since 2016 and recently mediated a $1.33 million construction dispute successfully, reaching final settlement of $525,000.
Mortazavi has over 25 years of hands on construction/project management and general contracting experience, particularly in construction risk management, forensic construction/engineering investigation, procurement and claim analysis, negotiation, contract preparation and construction dispute resolutions.
Mortazavi provides services to Law firms, Owners (private and public sector), Consultants and Contractors in the areas of Construction Litigation Support Consulting, Project and Construction Management Consulting as well as Construction Dispute Resolution.
ADR Training & Qualifications
Completed CIArb in UK, Construction Adjudication Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4.
As part of LL.M. program at University of Toronto, completed the International Arbitration course.
Other Professional Qualifications
Professional Engineer in Alberta and Ontario.
Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering (B.A.Sc.) University of Waterloo.
Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engineering with specialization in Construction and Project Management (M.A.Sc.) University of Waterloo.
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Global Business Law with concentration in Construction. University of Toronto, Faculty of Law.
Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in UK and Canada Branch (MCIArb).
Fellow of Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (FAIADR).
Member of DRB Foundation.