Transactional Construction

We help our clients with their most important projects focusing on key requirements, cutting through complexity and advising with absolute clarity. Providing strategic advice, innovative solutions and high quality drafting, our market-leading, specialist construction and engineering team can help you with the full spectrum of legal services on all aspects of your project from procurement to completion, across multiple industries, sectors and jurisdictions.  One of our chief aims is to support our clients without unnecessarily increasing cost for reducing risk and to add value through a commercial approach allied to an understanding of the practical issues which may arise. We regularly handle high profile, large scale and complex projects around the globe earning us the in-depth experience and market knowledge that we bring to our clients.

Construction & Infrastructure Disputes

Herbert Smith Freehills has one of the world’s leading construction and infrastructure practices. Our global reach and many years of international experience enable us to provide first class legal advice and support to our clients, wherever their projects are based. We act for a wide range of clients, including multinational corporations, international and domestic developers, contractors and subcontractors, governments and state-owned entities – as well as construction professionals such as consulting engineers, architects and others – and we advise on all types of construction claims and in particular contract disputes. Our team’s long standing experience and industry knowledge enables them to provide commercially astute advice that leads to the optimum outcome for our clients. Our construction and engineering disputes experience is recognised by the leading directories.


Africa

Jonathan Ripley-Evans
Jonathan Ripley-Evans
Partner, Head of South African Disputes Practice, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+27 10 500 2690
Brigette Baillie
Brigette Baillie
Partner
+27 10 500 2632

Americas

Christian Leathley
Christian Leathley
Partner, Head of the Latin America Group
+1 917 542 7812
Edward Dougherty
Edward Dougherty
Partner
+1 917 542 7806

Asia

Singapore

Alastair Henderson
Alastair Henderson
Managing Partner, Southeast Asia, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+65 6868 8058
Daniel Waldek
Daniel Waldek
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+65 6868 8068
Glynn Cooper
Glynn Cooper
Partner, Head of Energy and Infrastructure Practice, Southeast Asia
+65 6868 9824
Adrian Wong
Adrian Wong
Director, Head of Projects for Herbert Smith Freehills Prolegis Formal Law Alliance
+65 6812 1355
Gitta Satryani
Gitta Satryani
Partner
+65 6868 8067

Shanghai / Beijing

Michelle Li
Michelle Li
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+86 21 2322 2162
Calvin Ho
Calvin Ho
Partner
+86 10 65355000

Bangkok

Warathorn Wongsawangsiri
Warathorn Wongsawangsiri
Managing Partner, Bangkok, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+66 2 857 3888

Hong Kong

Dana (Da Won) Kim
Dana (Da Won) Kim
Partner, Global Co-Chair of Korea Group, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+852 2845 6639

Tokyo

Elaine Wong
Elaine Wong
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+81 3 5412 5492

Jakarta

Prawidha Murti
Prawidha Murti
Partner (Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung), Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+62 21 3973 6108

Australia

Sydney

Toby Anderson
Toby Anderson
Managing Partner, Projects, Energy and Infrastructure
+61 2 9225 5684
Andrew Griffiths
Andrew Griffiths
Partner
+61 2 9225 5362
Kristen Percy
Kristen Percy
Partner
+61 2 9322 4667
Daniel Ficyk
Daniel Ficyk
Partner
+61 2 9322 4841
David Templeman
David Templeman
Consultant
+61 2 9225 5030
Michael Lake
Michael Lake
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+61 2 9322 4318

Melbourne

Geoffrey Hansen
Geoffrey Hansen
Partner, Head of Australian Construction & Infrastructure Disputes Group
+61 3 9288 1892
Alison Dodd
Alison Dodd
Partner
+61 3 9288 1870
Anthony Ellis
Anthony Ellis
Partner
+61 3 9288 1410

Brisbane

Clare Smethurst
Clare Smethurst
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+61 7 3258 6623
Peter G Butler
Peter G Butler
Partner
+61 7 3258 6521

Perth

Dan Dragovic
Dan Dragovic
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+61 8 9211 7600
Ante Golem
Ante Golem
Partner, Joint Global Head of Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+61 8 9211 7542
Daniel Zador
Daniel Zador
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+61 8 9211 7684

Europe

London

James Doe
James Doe
Partner, Joint Global Head of Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+44 20 7466 2583
David Nitek
David Nitek
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+44 20 7466 2453
Mike McClure KC
Mike McClure KC
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+44 20 7466 6325
Noe Minamikata
Noe Minamikata
Professional Support Lawyer, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+44 20 7466 2838
Nicholas Downing
Nicholas Downing
Partner
+44 20 7466 2741
Tim Healey
Tim Healey
Co-Head of Global Construction & Engineering Practice
+44 20 7466 2356
Matthew Bool
Matthew Bool
Partner
+44 20 7466 3528
Iain Suttie
Iain Suttie
Of Counsel
+44 20 7466 2292
Aggie Goss
Aggie Goss
Of Counsel
+44 20 7466 3404
Becky Johnson
Becky Johnson
Professional Support Lawyer, Construction & Engineering
+44 20 7466 3016

Madrid

Eduardo Soler-Tappa
Eduardo Soler-Tappa
Managing Partner, Head of Litigation, ADR and Arbitration Practice, Madrid
+34 91 423 4000
Paulino Fajardo
Paulino Fajardo
Partner, Regional Head of Disputes EMEA, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+34 91 423 4110
Risteard De Paor
Risteard De Paor
Of Counsel, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+34 91 423 4106
Cecilia Tilve
Cecilia Tilve
Senior Associate, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+34 91 423 4096
Álvaro Gross
Álvaro Gross
Of Counsel
+34 91 423 4216
Miguel Riaño
Miguel Riaño
Partner, Africa Group, Latin America Group
+34 91 423 4004

Paris

Clément Dupoirier
Clément Dupoirier
Partner, Head of Disputes Practice, Paris
+33 1 53 57 78 53
Laurence Franc-Menget
Laurence Franc-Menget
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+33 1 53 57 73 70
Thierry Tomasi
Thierry Tomasi
Partner
+33 1 53 57 70 92
Anne Petitjean
Anne Petitjean
Partner
+33 1 53 57 13 55
Thomas Herman
Thomas Herman
Of Counsel
+33 1 53 57 72 41

Dusseldorf

Catrice Gayer
Catrice Gayer
Partner, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+49 211 69 2222 82513
Sven Wortberg
Sven Wortberg
Partner
+49 69 2222 82456

Middle East

Dubai

Nick Oury
Nick Oury
Partner, Head of Middle East Construction Disputes
+971 4 428 6385
Sean Whitham
Sean Whitham
Of Counsel, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes
+971 4 428 6312
Danila Logofet
Danila Logofet
Partner
+971 4 428 6301

Riyadh

Joza AlRasheed
Joza AlRasheed
Managing Partner
+966 11 207 2682
Phil Hanson
Phil Hanson
Partner
+971 4 428 6393