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ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 1212
Fax:
Fax 020 7246 7777
DX:
242 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.dentons.com

Gurbinder Grewal

Tel:
Work 020 7320 3936
Email:
Dentons

Work Department

Construction.

Position

Gurbinder focuses on resolving contentious construction and engineering disputes at home and abroad through arbitration, adjudication, litigation or alternative dispute resolution. He typically acts for house builders, employers, main contractors and subcontractors in a wide range of sectors in construction and engineering disputes relating to payment, defects, claims for variations, extensions of time, loss and expense, and professional negligence. Gurbinder is also experienced in acting as a “project counsel” on live construction and engineering projects either domestically or internationally, assisting clients or contractors in managing claims and avoiding disputes.

Career

Trained Bell Lax Lawyers, qualified 2004, lawyer 2004-06; lawyer and associate Gateley (formerly HBJ Gateley Wareing) 2006 -11; senior associate Dentons 2011-15, partner 2015-present.

Education

Middlesex University (LLB Hons 2001); Inns of Court School of Law (LPC 2002).

Leisure

Cricket, football.


London: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Dentons is a major player in the London and international construction disputes market, with ‘real strength across all levels of seniority making it adept at handling big-ticket litigation.’ Akin  Akinbode and Gurbinder Grewal head the contentious team; Akinbode is ‘strategically astute, with an excellent following in technically complex international construction and infrastructure disputes’. As an adjudication specialist, Grewal is ‘an oracle of construction law and a master tactician'; he advice to the official receiver and special managers on the construction aspects of the liquidation of Carillion. Grewal is also representing the ground remediation contractor Geofirma in £30m multi-party court proceedings relating to the defective design and construction of a warehouse in Winsford, Cheshire. Senior associate Esther McDermott is ‘determined, hard-working and always on top of the case’, playing ‘a leading role in Dentons’ major disputes.’ Associate James Scagell is ‘dedicated, committed, a real winner’, and also one to watch.  John Woolley leads on the non-contentious side, recognised for his work in the power and infrastructure sector. Recent work includes advising Bugesera Airport Company Limited, a joint venture between longstanding client Mota-Engil and Aviation Travel and Logistics Holdings Limited, on the development of a new US$418 million international airport in Rwanda under a PPP structure with support from the Government of Rwanda. The team are also advising Kenyan developer Gulf Energy on delivering Kenya's first coal power as part of the Lamu Port, South Sudan, Ethiopia Transport project (LAPSSET), a major international project to link Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan with a rail, road, fibre-optic and pipeline corridor.

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