Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Nicholas Henchie

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Practice Areas

Construction and engineering with a focus on energy projects, particularly international arbitration and litigation of complex construction and engineering disputes including significant DAB experience and arbitration of disputes arising on major infrastructure and energy projects, procurement and contract strategy advice, expert on FIDIC contracts and EPC/EPCM contracting, LOGIC/CRINE forms of contract and advice on construction aspects of off shore energy projects. Particular experience in construction and insurance aspects of oil and gas, infrastructure, power, rail, process and transport projects.


Mayer Brown International 1993-2010. 2001 Secondment to General Electric (Power Systems). Partner since 2003. Joined Vinson & Elkins as head of international construction in 2011. Awards: The Lawyer 2008 Hot 100 on account of representation of the Panama Canal Authority on construction aspects of the US$5.25 billion Canal Expansion Program.

Professional Memberships

IBA; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Adjudication Society; Society of Construction Law.