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BSA announces the launch of Spanish and Latin American Desk

The renowned regional law firm, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, introduce the firm’s second foreign desk in a market leading affiliation with Spanish based law firm, Lupicinio International Law Firm

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP is delighted to announce the unveiling of its […]

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Guest speaker at British University in Dubai (BUiD)

Speaker at British University in Dubai (BUiD).
Held on campus grounds in Dubai on 3 May 2016.
Topic: Proposals for a subcontractor’s escape from conditional clauses
Speaker: <a href="http://www.bsabh project management” target=”_blank”>Antonios Dimitracopoulos, Partner […]

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Awarding legal costs in arbitration: A UAE perspective

One of the most attractive benefits in resorting to arbitration is a tribunal’s power to award costs. These would normally include the tribunal’s fees and expenses as well as those of any arbitral institution involved. However, as is now widely known in UAE legal circles, the […]

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SAGIA implements a fast track registration process in a bid to attract sizable foreign investments

In an attempt to address recent criticisms targeted at its complex and time-consuming registration procedures and in order to attract significant foreign investments, perceived as a means of counterbalancing a decrease in oil prices and deficit in budgets, the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (“SAGIA”), has embarked […]

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Proposals for a subcontractor’s escape from a conditional clause

The common practice is that the main contractor will contractually delegate various elements of its works to specialist subcontractors. Such subcontractors may be sourced and chosen by the main contractor or may be specifically nominated by the employer. The UAE Civil Code1 at Article 8902 expressly provides for […]

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Attending MEED Construction Leadership Summit 2015

Delegate at the MEED Construction Leadership Summit.
Hosted by MEED on 27 May at the Address Dubai Marina, Dubai. UAE.
The conference covered a range of topics including:

The war for resource – where are the people (and training) going to come from.
Maintaining margins and quality against fierce […]

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Dubai Marina Torch Fire – What Next? Who Pays?

Non-fire retardant cladding poses an enormous risk for high-rises in the UAE, write Barry Greenberg and Michael Kortbawi from Bin Shabib & Associates.

The recent fire at the Torch tower located in Dubai Marina raises several important concerns as to the safety of many of Dubai […]

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Antonios Dimitracopoulos talks at Society of Construction Law (Gulf) Event

Speaker at the Society of Construction Law (Gulf)
Hosted by Society of Construction Law (SCL) at API Auditorium, Dubai on 13 January 2015


Speaker: Antonios Dimitracopoulos

Key Discussion Points:
• Differences between ‘pay-when-paid’ clauses and ‘pay-if-paid’ clauses;
• Effects […]

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Rebuilding trust between the contractors and developers in the UAE

With Dubai’s recovery from the last property bubble burst being now tangibly felt, are there any lessons to be learnt  from the events that lead to an unprecedented increase in construction disputes? Antonios Dimitracopoulos, Partner and Head of Construction with Bin Shabib & Associates, examines how lack […]

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