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26 June 20232 minute read

Construction Bulletin: Spotlight on the Dubai disputes team

Ranked Tier 1 for Construction and Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500 2023, we are home to one of the largest and most diverse construction and infrastructure teams in the Middle East, renowned for our expertise on complex, high value construction, engineering and infrastructure projects and disputes across all sectors, often with significant cross-border elements. Our diverse team of English and Arabic speakers has the ability to appear before local UAE courts, as well as having extensive expertise handling arbitrations administered under every major international and regional arbitration centre. Our expertise also includes all stages of non-contentious construction projects, from market entry and procurement advice, through to contractual interpretation and operation management. In particular, having advised on three of Project Finance International’s Middle East deals of the year for 2022.

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Partners, Kristian Skovgaard Larsen and Mikala Berg Dueholm, discuss the importance of incorporating sustainability into construction contracts and tender processes as early as possible, to improve efficiency and avoid future challenges. Published by Byggeri Artitektur. Read more

Canada - A Fresh Look at Delay Experts and Procurement Risks

Howard Krupat, partner in the DLA Piper Toronto office, assembled and edited a Special Issue of Canada’s Construction Law Letter (a LexisNexis publication) on Delay Experts for the May/June 2023 edition of that publication. Howard canvassed a broad group of delay experts, arbitrators and lawyers for their insights, including Anthony Meagher of the DLA Piper Baltimore office. Also in May of 2023, Howard moderated an industry discussion for the Toronto Construction Association (TCA) on Procurement Risks and Solutions, featuring a panel made up of developer, contractor and subcontractor representatives. Howard chairs the TCA’s Allied Professions Committee and serves on the TCA’s Board and Executive Committee. Read more

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