Our specialist construction and infrastructure legal team will manage every stage of the process for you. From inception through to completion, we have a proven track record for success from pre-contractual stages such as structure and procurement advice, negotiation and agreement of contracts including joint venture, development, project, concession, and maintenance agreements as well as construction documentation including appointments, performance bonds, parent company guarantees, direct agreements and collateral warranties.
"I've found the service to be of an extremely high quality. I would have no hesitation instructing them on significant matters, and equally I would have no hesitation in recommending them to others."– Client testimonial via Chambers & Partners
Since our lawyers specialise in both contentious (including litigation, arbitration and adjudication) and non-contentious advice the same team is able to play a valuable role in ensuring that your construction or infrastructure project is then delivered smoothly helping you to avoid or manage problems which may arise.
Whether you’re an employer, contractor or consultant, working on a nuclear, renewables, oil and gas, utilities, railways, roads and bridges, ports and harbours, retail, education or residential project. We use our experience and industry knowledge to deliver the results you need in the timescales you need them.
Introduced at the end of 2017, the Criminal Finances Act created two new strict liability corporate criminal offences, both targeted at the prevention of the criminal faclilitation of tax evasion. After somewhat of a 'soft landing' in terms of enforcement we ask: where are we now? What should businesses be doing to protect themselves? What comes next?
Vassilis Akritidis, Partner at DWF comments British Steel being placed in compulsory liquidation, putting 5,000 jobs at risk and endangering 20,000 in the supply chain.
The CMA has recently confirmed its approach towards holding directors personally responsible for their companies' competition law breaches.
Most termination clauses in UAE construction contracts expressly state any pre-conditions to termination, the grounds for termination, which party must issue the notice of termination, any required form of wording and any particular form of service. However, there are other practical issues arising on termination which parties should consider covering under their termination provisions.
Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of Brendan Slack as a partner in the expanding banking and finance group.
After much speculation, late 2018 saw the adoption of laws opening a relaxation of foreign investment thresholds in UAE companies. While the international free zones in the UAE have long played a meaningful part in attracting foreign investment, where foreign investment thresholds do not apply, it is the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree No. (19) of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the “FDI Law”) which is the game changer for further FDI into certain sectors of the UAE’s economy