Expertise

Andrew Greaves is a construction specialist and head of Addleshaw Goddard's Dubai office. He has significant experience of advising sponsors, funders, developers, employers, constructors, sub-contractors and professional teams in relation to project procurement techniques (including facilities management) and dispute avoidance and resolution mechanisms across the Middle East.

He has drafted, advised on and negotiated traditional contracts and major public-private partnerships agreements relating to the procurement, operation and maintenance of major infrastructure projects, including power plants, district cooling facilities, oil and gas installations, mixed-use developments, schools, hospitals, airports, housing projects and car parks.

Andrew has considerable knowledge and experience of identifying, formulating, evaluating, negotiating and resolving disputes via traditional and alternative means. Andrew has been involved with several widely reported cases as well as a number of adjudications and international arbitrations.

Andrew is familiar with all international standard forms of construction contracts including those of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Joint Contracts Tribunal, and Institution of Chemical Engineers, as well as NEC Engineering and Construction Contracts and many bespoke forms.

He has variously adopted negotiation, mediation, adjudication, expert determination, arbitration and litigation as means of resolving disputes. Bodies he has dealt with on the arbitration side include the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Dubai International Arbitration Centre, International Chamber of Commerce, London Court of International Arbitration, and Dubai International Finance Centre.