Bevan specialises in projects, construction and engineering law. He advises on contract negotiation, project delivery and dispute resolution, including arbitration, litigation and all forms of ADR.

He has worked with clients from the main construction and industry sectors and has advised on several of the most prestigious projects in the UAE, including the Palm Jumeirah and the Palm Jebel Ali developments, Dubai International Airport, Meydan Race Course, Abu Dhabi's strategic tunnel enhancement programme (STEP), the Shuweihat Water Transmission Scheme, Al Mas Tower and the wider JLT development. His particular experience includes advising clients on projects in the energy & utilities, healthcare, transport infrastructure and real estate sectors throughout the GCC and Africa.

Bevan is familiar with all international standard forms of construction contract including FIDIC, ICE, NEC and JCT and several of the bespoke forms used by government and quasi-government companies in the GCC.


"Bevan Farmer is described by clients as very efficient and effective. He has considerable experience advising on matters across the region and is noted for his strengths on energy and infrastructure matters." Chambers & Partners, Global Edition (2017)

"A well run, responsive team who are always on hand and make time to provide coherent and concise advice in a timely manner that is easily digested by non-legal clients.Arabtec Holding PJSC

"Bevan's eye for detail and his aptitude for understanding technical construction issues has been fundamental to developing the excellent relationship between Arabtec and Addleshaw Goddard.Arabtec PJSC

"Bevan is approachable, easy to work with and inspires confidence.Atkins Group

"I would recommend Bevan to anyone looking for assistance with construction contracts or disputes.Chemi-tech LLC

  • Society of Construction Law (Gulf)
  • Year qualified 2008
  • University of Exeter, LLB (European)
  • University of Rennes 1, Maîtrise en Droit (Masters I)
  • Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course
  • French