Firm Profile > Bracewell LLP > Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Bracewell LLP
PO BOX 6750
United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates > Construction Tier 4

At Bracewell LLP, Tom Swarbick and Andrej Kormuth have expertise in a range of non-contentious construction, which they primarily deploy in the energy space, not just in the Middle East but also on projects in the CIS region and in the Caribbean. Solar projects are a specific area of expertise.

Practice head(s):

Tom Swarbick

Other key lawyers:

Andrej Kormuth


‘The combination of personable people with great legal skills and industry knowledge is what makes them unique.’

‘The firm is clearly slick. Partners can take quick decisions regarding engagement arrangements and billing.’

‘Tom Swarbrick is extremely reliable and solution oriented. ‘

Key clients

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV)

Premier Oil plc

Marubeni Corporation

Total Solar

Al Jomaih Energy and Water Company

Kyushu Electric

Jinko Solar

Khalid Yousuf Al Marzouq & Sons Group

EOG Resources

The firm: Bracewell LLP is a leading law and government relations firm primarily serving the energy, infrastructure, finance and technology sectors throughout the world. Our industry focus results in comprehensive state-of-the-art knowledge of the commercial, legal and governmental challenges faced by clients and enables the firm’s lawyers to provide innovative solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.

In line with our firm’s positioning, our Dubai based lawyers are trusted advisors and recognised practitioners in their fields helping navigate our clients through all manner of legal issues associated with doing business in the Middle East and Africa.

Areas of practice
Projects: The firm’s Dubai office advises clients throughout the Middle East and Africa in relation to infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on renewable energy, conventional power and utilities.

Construction and engineering: The firm’s Dubai office has a specialist non-contentious construction and engineering practice, advising sponsors, governments and banks in relation to major power, oil and gas and other infrastructure projects.

Corporate and commercial: The firm’s Dubai office provides advice on all aspects of M&A transactional mandates, corporate advisory and commercial work to clients drawn from the energy, defence, automotive, professional services, retail, manufacturing and technology sectors

Key deals:

  • Advising Marubeni and Total Solar as developer of the 800MW Al Kharsaa solar project in Qatar
  • Advising Marubeni and Al Jomaih as developer of the 300MW Rabigh solar project in Saudi Arabia (part of the REPDO Round II renewables programme)
  • Advising Fotowatio Renewable Ventures as developer of the 55MW Masrik solar project in Armenia
  • Advising the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in relation to a 30MW/ 60MWH energy storage project in Jordan
  • Advising Premier Oil in connection with the $2.4bn development of phase one of the Sea Lion project in the Falkland Islands
Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate & Securities Christopher R Williams +971.4.350.6807
Infrastructure & Development Andrej Kormuth +971.4.350.6817
Infrastructure & Development Clint Steyn +971.4.350.6809
Infrastructure & Development Tom Swarbrick +971.4.350.6820
Corporate & Commercial Ibrahim Siddiki +971.4.350.6813
Photo Name Position Profile
 Andrej Kormuth photo Andrej Kormuth Partner
 Ibrahim Siddiki  photo Ibrahim Siddiki Partner
Mr Clint Steyn  photo Mr Clint Steyn Clint Steyn’s practice focuses on international energy projects, with particular focus on…
Mr Christopher R. Williams  photo Mr Christopher R. Williams Chris Williams serves as the managing partner of the Bracewell’s Dubai office.…
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