Arbitration and Construction

Our Arbitration and Construction Department

Regarding arbitration and dispute settlement, Sharq Law Office is proud of its unique position in this field, where we provide to our clients the advantage of utilizing the expertise of a global team specialized in arbitration in addition to their experience in Qatari law. Our arbitration team includes consultants from all-over the world, including former heads in judiciary and international law firms, and consultants in major international companies.

The elite consultants in the arbitration department in our office have extensive experience, each in his field so that these experiences are employed in complex disputes in the field of construction and infrastructure, various commercial and civil disputes, and energy and real estate. We periodically represent our clients in various arbitration centers, including the International Chamber of Commerce, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Qatar International Center for Arbitration and Conciliation and before the Qatari courts. We have a workforce specialized in construction and infrastructure claims, which makes us fully aware of all the commercial and technical requirements of our clients.

Services we provide:

  • Providing consultations for avoiding conflicts and solving them via alternative methods.

  • International and local arbitration.

  • Drafting, reviewing and providing consultations with regards to all key construction contracts, including FIDIC contracts, engineering and construction contracts, and drafting contracts for governmental departments and project owners in designing the forms of their contracts.

  • Subcontracts: These include partnership contracts, financial support contracts, maintenance contracts, technology and licensing contracts, concession contracts, and partnership agreements between the public and private sectors, in addition to the construction, operation, and transportation contracts.

  • Claims arising from contractual obligations: preparation and drafting of claims, including extensions of grace periods, delay, and others.

  • Tenders and project documents: Formulate and review tender documents and the whole of the project documents.

  • Contractual negotiations: Regularly leading negotiations with client to achieve the best results and reduce risk.

  • Studying risks and providing legal consultations thereon: Studying all the risks arising from the contracts and providing legal advice about them to the clients to enable the management or the board of directors to take the appropriate decisions in the light thereof.clude the following