DEPARTMENT PROFILE

DLA Piper LLP

Construction

2 ranked lawyersBand 2United Arab EmiratesGlobal 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Well-regarded firm with a strong footprint in the Middle East. Maintains a full-service construction team with expertise in transactional and contentious mandates. Frequently advises developers on multipurpose units. Noted for assisting clients with high-profile construction matters in sectors such as retail, infrastructure and energy. Also well versed in construction projects relating to airports.

Strengths

Sources laud the team for being "able to use their knowledge and expertise to advise on the most appropriate approach."

One interviewee remarked that the firm has "very good individuals who are able to handle the topics as realistically and practically as possible."

Work highlights

Advising Bee'ah on the development and construction of its new headquarters in Sharjah, which is valued at over AED400 million.

Notable practitioners

According to one client, Suzannah Newboult "has a quick grasp and command of construction disputes." She is further praised by sources for her strong capabilities in arbitrations before the DIAC and is also regularly mandated on residential and healthcare projects. One of her peers acknowledged: "She's a good opponent."

Trevor Butcher has considerable expertise in PPPs and construction contracts and is frequently engaged to handle large-scale project financings. Sources state that he "has an extensive knowledge in how to handle a project."

Department Information

This content is provided by DLA Piper LLP.

Overview



You can learn more about our practice at dlapiper.com.


Construction Department

DLA Piper LLP

firm
Department location

Level 9, Standard Chartered Tower

Emaar Square

PO Box 121662

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

United Arab Emirates

Construction: Dispute Resolution


Suzannah Newboult
Band 4

Construction: Non-contentious


Trevor Butcher
Band 1