Expertise

Dual qualified lawyer, admitted in Ireland and England & Wales, specialising in construction and engineering disputes and international arbitration. Based in the Middle East since 2012. Advises international clients particularly employers, operators, contractors, subcontractors, private individuals and investors from the infrastructure and energy sectors.

  • Advising a JV owner of a water desalination plant in Oman in an LCIA arbitration
  • Advising a Singapore based MEP subcontractor in a DIAC arbitration arising from the fit out works for an anchor tenant in a retail centre
  • Advising an international JV contractor in a DIAC arbitration arising out of the construction of a hotel & residential development on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai
  • Advising a petrochemicals company in an ICC arbitration arising out of a fire at a refinery
  • Advising the contractor in an LCIA arbitration regarding the construction of a hotel in Morocco

Professional memberships

Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
Society of Construction Law (Gulf)

Education

University – Qualification (Date)

Bachelor of Arts Degree, History & Politics, University College Dublin

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies, Dublin Institute of Technology

Year qualified

2009