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Construction Law and Disputes

Assistance to Governments, public and private entities, as dispute resolver (arbitrator, conciliator, mediator), legal expert  (legal opinions), advisor or party’s representative (legal counsel) in international construction and infrastructure law and disputes.

Main issues include:

  1. International contracts (FIDIC and others), substantive clauses and related dispute resolution mechanisms (court litigation, arbitration, mediation, adjudication, dispute board, “Med-Arb”, “Arb-Med”, negotiation)
  2. Complex international disputes in public and private international law, between states, public and private entities 
  3. Juridiction and applicable law in conflict of laws and under uniform law, such as the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 (which applies in principle also to contracts for the supply of goods to be manufactured or produced)
  4. International and EU issues in contract and property law
  5. International subcontracts
  6. International obligations of the territorial state as to land,  planning and environment law, and their impact on construcion and major infrastructures on its territory
  7. Applicability and impact of mandatory overriding rules

Relevant background includes:

Experience and expertise in international business, and in investment and treaty law, two parts of the law which surrond construction and infrastructure law and practice

Member of the ICC Commissions on Arbitration and ADR, Commercial Law and Practice, Competition, and the standard-setting work of these Commissions impact in part also on international construction contracts and dispute settlement 

Conferences given specifically on international construction law and disputes

King’s College Centre for Construction Law 25th Anniversary Conference: Sub-contracts in Comparative Construction and Arbitration Law

IBA Annual Meeting (Dublin, International Construction Projects Committee): Major infrastructure projects: Jurisdiction and Applicable Law in the EU (Article published in Clint)