Exceptional expertise in managing construction and infrastructure disputes, representing a wide range of stakeholders, such as project owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, specialized subcontractors, and suppliers. Successfully addressing complex cases involving international consortiums, construction arbitration, and disputes in large-scale infrastructure projects.
Our proficiency in construction and infrastructure is reinforced by our ability to navigate the various intricacies of construction law, including contractual disputes, performance bond liquidation prevention, delay and disruption claims, and construction defects. Our familiarity with dispute adjudication boards and alternative dispute resolution methods ensures our clients receive comprehensive support in this highly specialized field.
In addition to our dispute experience, we also provide risk assessment and claims management services, advising clients on contractual arrangements, and claims compliance matters. Our in-depth understanding of local and international construction regulations, standards, and practices allows us to create tailored strategies for their clients in this highly regulated and competitive sector.
Expertise in insurance and reinsurance matters evident through our track record in handling cases involving multinational entities, insurance arbitration, and groundbreaking insurance disputes stemming from global conflicts. We have skillfully represented clients in cases related to construction insurance, political risk insurance, marine insurance, professional indemnity, and other specialized insurance products.
Our understanding of the complex regulatory landscape and the intricacies of insurance law, such as policy interpretation, coverage disputes, subrogation, and bad faith claims, allows us to provide effective support to clients in this highly regulated sector. Our firm experience spans across various jurisdictions, enabling us to handle cross-border insurance disputes effectively.
In addition to litigation and arbitration, the firm advises clients on insurance regulatory compliance, policy drafting and review, and risk management strategies. We also represent clients in negotiations and mediation, aiming to resolve disputes amicably and efficiently whenever possible.
Strong presence in the life sciences industry, representing clients in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. We advise on legal risk for acquisitions involving medical technology companies with proprietary products, disputes, and regulatory compliance matters. We have also advised on regional compliance for medical cannabis issues.
The firm has a comprehensive understanding of the complex regulatory landscape, which includes patent law, intellectual property, product liability, clinical regulations, and sector-specific issues, ensuring we can deliver effective support to clients in this highly specialized field. Our experience spans across various jurisdictions, allowing us to handle cross-border disputes and advise clients on multinational business transactions.
Our services in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors also encompass licensing, due diligence, and regulatory matters. We are also the first firm to advise on medical cannabis regulation and investment in the Middle East region.
Our experience in the energy and natural resources industry is extensive, encompassing a range of sub-sectors such as oil and gas, renewable energy, utilities, and mining. We have provided due diligence services to energy service companies on conservation projects, handled tax disputes for utility providers, and advised clients on international energy agreements and treaties.
Our in-depth knowledge of the energy sector’s unique challenges, including regulatory and environmental compliance, price volatility, and geopolitical risks, ensures we can adeptly represent clients in this highly specialized industry. We have experience in handling disputes related to exploration and production, power purchase agreements, and energy infrastructure projects.
In addition to litigation and arbitration, we provide regulatory compliance and risk management services, ensuring clients can navigate the complex web of local and international regulations governing the energy and natural resources industry.
Demonstrable expertise in representing clients in various financial services disputes, such as high-value disagreements between wealthy individuals and major financial institutions, shareholder disputes in capital markets, and contentious regulatory matters. With a deep understanding of financial services regulations, market dynamics, and related unique challenges.
Our experience spans various financial products and services, including retail banking, investment banking, asset management, and financial market infrastructure. We have successfully represented clients in cases involving complex financial instruments, financial fraud, and securities law violations.
In addition to dispute resolution, we advise clients on transactional and regulatory matters, such as banking and finance M&A, capital raising, and compliance with international financial regulations. Our expertise in banking and finance law allows us to craft tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients.
We have a strong track record in representing clients in the hospitality and leisure industry, including hotel investors, owners and operators, developers, and international contracting firms. We have successfully handled international arbitration proceedings related to hotel development, disputes involving HNW developers, and various contractual disagreements.
Our expertise in hospitality-related disputes ensures we can provide tailored legal solutions to clients in this vibrant and highly competitive sector. We are well-versed in the unique challenges faced by clients in this industry, such as brand management, franchising and licensing, real estate development, and operational issues.
Our expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, management agreements, and commercial contracts in the hospitality and leisure industry. We also assist clients in navigating the complex regulatory landscape governing this sector, ensuring compliance with standards and regulations.
We represent clients in the retail and consumer goods industry, handling high-value liability disputes between major retailers and multinational corporations, as well as various contractual disagreements. Our understanding of the retail sector’s unique challenges, such as supply chain management, product liability, and intellectual property protection, allows us to provide effective representation in this consumer-driven industry.
Our experience includes matters related to unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and regulatory compliance enabling us to offer comprehensive legal support to clients operating in various retail and consumer goods sub-sectors, including fashion and apparel, food and beverage, and e-commerce.
In addition to litigation and arbitration, we advise clients on transactional matters, such as mergers and acquisitions, franchising, and licensing. We also provide regulatory compliance and risk management services, ensuring our clients can navigate the complexities of local and international regulations governing the retail and consumer goods industry.
Extensive experience in government disputes, representing both private and public parties in disagreements with government agencies at various levels including public procurement and government contracts. Our understanding of the unique challenges of the public sector, such as public policy and governmental decision-making processes, providing effective representation for clients in this intricate field.
Our experience spans a wide range of public sector and government affairs sub-sectors, including defense and national security, health and education, infrastructure, and public finance. We have successfully represented clients in cases involving constitutional law, regulatory compliance, and judicial review of administrative decisions.
We advise clients on transactional and regulatory matters, such as public-private partnerships, public procurement, and compliance with local and international regulations. We also provide strategic advice on government relations and advocacy, ensuring clients can effectively engage with and navigate the complex landscape of government and public sector affairs.
Extensive experience in representing clients in the transportation and logistics industry, including shipping companies, airlines, freight forwarders, and logistics service providers. We have successfully handled international maritime disputes, aviation-related matters, and complex contractual disagreements between various industry stakeholders.
Our expertise in transportation-related disputes ensures we can provide tailored legal solutions to clients in this highly regulated and dynamic sector. We are well-versed in the unique challenges faced by clients in this industry, such as maritime and aviation law, regulatory compliance, and cross-border operations.
In addition to dispute resolution, we assist clients in navigating the complex regulatory landscape governing this sector, ensuring compliance with local and international regulations, and advising on international treaties and conventions that may impact their operations.
Strong expertise in representing clients operating in the dynamic and rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrency and digital assets, including blockchain-based technologies, cryptocurrency exchanges, and fintech companies. We have successfully handled disputes involving digital asset transactions, smart contract disputes, and regulatory compliance.
Our experience spans a wide range of sub-sectors within the cryptocurrency and digital assets landscape, including initial coin offerings (ICOs), tokenization of assets, decentralized finance (DeFi), and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
We advise clients on matters involving fraud and cybersecurity, intellectual property rights in blockchain technologies, and cross-border regulatory matters related to digital assets, and in regulatory matters, such as digital asset structuring, compliance with local and international cryptocurrency regulations, and the development of legally compliant blockchain-based products and services.
Expertise in the cutting-edge fields of new technologies and space, including satellite operators, launch service providers, and companies developing innovative space technologies. With expertise in matters involving satellite and launch innovations, contractual disagreements, space-related insurance services, and regulatory compliance.
Our expertise spans a wide range of sub-sectors within the space industry, including satellite communications, space-based Earth observation, space exploration, and space tourism. We have experience in intellectual property rights, technology transfer, and disputes arising from the use and development of space technologies and services.
We advise on transactional and regulatory matters, such as satellite and launch service contracts, technology licensing, and compliance with local and international space regulations. We also provide strategic advice on navigating the complex and evolving regulatory landscape governing the space industry, ensuring clients remain compliant with various international treaties and conventions, as well as national space laws and regulations.
Extensive experience in representing high-net-worth individuals, family offices, trusts, and private wealth management firms, addressing the unique legal challenges and complexities that arise in the management and protection of private wealth. We have successfully handled disputes involving inheritance, trust litigation, and asset protection.
Expertise spanning a wide range of private wealth sub-sectors, including estate planning, tax disputes, family governance, and philanthropy. We have represented clients in cases involving multi-jurisdictional asset tracing, complex family disputes, and the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in relation to private wealth matters.
In addition to litigation and arbitration, we provide strategic advice on wealth preservation, succession planning, and risk management, ensuring clients can effectively protect and grow their wealth.
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