James Joshua

James Joshua

Position: Arbitration/Construction Counsel
Categories: Arbitration Department

James is a Barrister (non-practicing) in England and Wales, who is part of the Construction and Arbitration team at Sharq Law Firm. Prior to joining Sharq Law Firm, James was the Senior Legal Counsel at Astad, the leading Project Management/Construction Management Consultancy in Qatar. Prior to joining Astad, James has significant Construction Law, Contracts and Dispute Resolution experience across significant projects in the United Kingdom including Crossrail, Europe’s largest ongoing railway project, Construction Claims and Dispute Resolution experience in the United Kingdom, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Oil & Gas EPC experience in Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Over 20 years of strong Construction Law and Contracts Administration experience (Tendering Process; Architect’s Contracts, Building Contracts, Project Planning and Project Management) includes in a long career examples as follows:

  • CROSSRAIL Woolwich Arsenal Station – Project Value USD106m/GBP 75m Commercial Design Management
  • Claims experience includes: El Seif-Hitachi JV Jeddah Station for Harmain High-Speed Rail (FIDIC) – Project Value USD90m/GBP 73m
  • Draft and submit EOT Claim arising from Main Contractor culpable delays.
  • Draft and submit Delay & Disruption Claim against Main Contract;
  • Assessing Quantum entitlement and Prolongations Costs;
  • Dispute Avoidance & Contracts Risk Management
  • Oil & Gas & Renewable Energy Construction & Procurement Contracts
  • SBI China Capital Hong Kong – Oil & Gas Procurement contracts: USD300m EPCC Heads of Agreement for Cambodian oilfield investments (HK-listed Mirach Energy)