Michael Turrini > White & Case LLP > Dubai, United Arab Emirates > Lawyer Profile

White & Case LLP
Level 6, Burj Daman, Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 9705, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
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United Arab Emirates > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Michael Turrini – White & Case LLP

White & Case LLP has a broad contentious and non-contentious construction offering with expertise across all major sectors including transport infrastructure, power, oil and gas, metals and mining and petrochemicals. Michael Turrini heads the practice and has extensive experience working in the UAE and wider Middle East region. Ibaad Hakim has a strong focus on the oil and gas, infrastructure and power sectors. Counsel Habeeb Rahman is also noted and has a strong focus on transactional construction, procurement and technology licensing work.

Oman > Dispute resolution

White & Case LLP’s dispute resolution practice in Oman, which is led by Mohammed Al Bahr, is highlighted for its strength in high-value construction arbitrations. Al Bahr works closely with Michael Turrini, who is the head of the Middle East arbitration group, as well as practitioners in the firm’s offices in Abu Dhabi and Riyadh.

Qatar > Projects, real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Michael TurriniWhite & Case LLP

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.

Qatar > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Michael TurriniWhite & Case LLP

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.