PRACTICE AREAS

Dispute
Resolution

Our Dispute Resolution team is widely recognised and respected for its depth of expertise and experience. The team’s pragmatic solution driven advice makes the team the “go to” choice for our clients. We are one of the few firms in Qatar able to provide assistance on contentious and non-contentious matters. Our in-depth industry knowledge is supported by a team of lawyers drawn from around the globe focusing on dispute resolution, arbitration, litigation and mediation.

Our lawyers are highly experienced in local practice with thorough grounding in the procedural and substantive law. We are positioned to deliver both local insight and global perspective to meet our client’s interest. Our lawyers regularly appear before all courts and tribunals in the State of Qatar.

Our Dispute Resolution practice has a long track record of achievement in complex, high stakes disputes arising from construction contracts, which includes disputes relating to works completed, change orders and variations, payment disputes, time-at-large issues including delay and acceleration claims, performance bonds and guarantees, penalties and liquidated damages, force majeure, and change of law claims. We deal with disputes among project owners, contractors and project and construction managers, subcontractors as well as conflicts or disputes involving third parties such as banks that provide finance for projects. We also deal with disputes relating to business or design supervision of work arising between engineering consultancy offices, owners, and contractors.

Our success is attributable to our dedication to provide the highest quality legal advice combined with exceptional client service:

  • Administrative Disputes
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Disputes
  • Communication Disputes
  • Contracting & Construction Disputes
  • Criminal Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime & Aviation Disputes
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Sports Disputes

With extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, our dispute resolution practice has an outstanding track record in complex, high stakes disputes across a range of sectors, including construction & engineering, oil &amp: gas, energy and banking & financial services. The Firm’s construction practice includes disputes relating to works completed, changed orders and variations, payment, time-at-large, performance bonds and guarantees, penalties and liquidated damages, and force majeure.

Our arbitration team represents clients in domestic and international arbitrations, both under major institutional rules and ad hoc has extensive experience of commercial arbitrations, including those involving joint ventures, partnerships and disputes arising from banking & finance transactions. We also advise on related court matters, such as the enforcement of arbitral awards. Reflecting the international scope of our practice, the arbitration team routinely works with lawyers in other civil and common law jurisdictions.

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