Hamish Lal is a Partner at Akin Gump in London. He is ranked Band 1 in Construction and Band 1 in International Construction Arbitration in Chambers & Partners UK, and in the Top-Tier in The Legal 500 UK. Hamish is a Solicitor-Advocate (All Higher Courts) and admitted to Part II of the Dubai International Bar Admissions. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University College Dublin (UCD) Sutherland School of Law, a Fulbright Scholar, and Chairman of The Society of Construction Law – UK. Hamish holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oxford, and a Ph.D. from the University of Dundee in the United Kingdom.