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White & Case LLP
Alfardan Office Tower, 7th Floor, P.O. Box 22027
West Bay, Doha
Qatar
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Qatar > Dispute resolution

White & Case LLP is notably strong in acting for the Qatari government and developers in construction disputes, including FIDIC matters and cases arising from large infrastructure projects. The firm is also highlighted for its excellent arbitration offering. Michael Turrini in Dubai has over 16 years of experience in large construction disputes and arbitrations. The practice in Doha is led by Payvand Vahdat. Counsel Verena Gross is also a name to note.

Qatar > Projects, real estate and construction

White & Case LLP is widely-hailed as leading name for high-profile construction projects in Qatar, where it acts for the government or for developers. It has a longstanding reputation handling the development and financing aspects of projects, and in addition, is also sought after for advice on construction disputes. Anne Wicks (née Lowe), who is a key name in the project development and finance practice, is prominent in large international projects, particularly those involving the oil and gas, LNG, petrochemical and electricity sectors. Another key individual in Doha is Payvand Vahdat, who handles construction-related disputes for contractor clients. Counsel Verena Gross specialises in international construction and commercial arbitrations. The team in Doha also works with Michael Turrini in Dubai and Philip Stopford in London.