Consultancy and advisory firm HKA acquires Probyn Miers, one of the UK’s foremost firms of experts in construction dispute avoidance and resolution
Consultancy and advisory firm HKA has acquired one of the UK’s leading firms of experts in construction dispute avoidance and resolution.
Probyn Miers has offices in both London and Dubai. Its team of specialists in engineering and construction-related disputes are now part of HKA with immediate effect, its new owner revealed in a statement.
The firm was founded in 1998 and represents clients across a broad range of sectors including commercial, energy, transportation infrastructure, residential and high-rise towers, international airports, hospitality, and other complex building types.
“The addition of the Probyn Miers team will significantly enhance our expert witness service offering, with HKA now employing over 360 technical subject-matter experts,” said Toby Hunt, partner and chief business development officer, HKA. “It will also further complement our unique, multidisciplinary service that combines quantum, engineering and architecture, delay, disruption, damages and digital (QED+), putting us in a unique position to provide clients with a best in class one-stop solution on their projects.”
Probyn Miers is instructed by a wide range of clients comprising government entities, contractors, developers, insurers, architects and lawyers. The firm brings expertise from projects in Africa, Asia, Australasia, South America, the Caribbean, Russia, China, the Middle East as well as throughout Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), according to HKA.
The founder of Probyn Miers Christopher Miers, said the firms share a vision for providing expert advice and analysis at the highest level.
He added: “To bring together outstanding engineering and architecture experts all under one roof enables us to lead the international field of coordinated construction expertise and to provide a multi-disciplinary team of strength and depth which aligns with our industry’s progressive globalisation of project delivery.”