Country Managing Partner for the UAE based in Abu Dhabi.
16+ years’ experience working in UK & UAE specialising in transactions and disputes arising out of construction projects.
Acting for a wide range of clients from government departments, developers, occupiers, lenders, to contractors and consultants - representing them at dispute resolution forums, arbitrations, adjudications and mediations.
Experienced advising on: procurement strategy, drafting and negotiating construction and ancillary contracts and advising on claims (often during project execution).
Work in the UAE frequently involves working with international clients, recent examples include: an oil project in Abu Dhabi representing an Indian specialist contractor, a power and water complex in Qatar involving US and Italian contractors, and a mixed use development in Myanmar involving a French/Singaporeon JV contractor.
High profile past projects include: a well-known commercial development in Abu Dhabi, power and water facilities in Qatar and Fujairah, high-speed rail in Saudi Arabia. hotels in UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.