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BSA: Proud sponsor of a flagship conference on International Arbitration

BSA is proud to be a bronze sponsor of a flagship conference on International Arbitration to be held from the 8th to 9th of March in Dubai. The conference theme is ‘The Synergy and Divergence between Civil and Common Law in International Arbitration’.

BSA will be represented by […]

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European and Middle East guide to Litigation, Arbitration and ADR.

Meritas Law Firms Worldwide is proud to present its European and Middle East Guide to Litigation, Arbitration and ADR. If you are facing a dispute in Europe or the Middle East, this guide will help you navigate some of the key issues and jurisdictional differences that you may […]

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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 tasks.com/lawyer/antonios-dimitracopoulos/” 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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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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9th Annual In-House Congress Middle East

Co-host at the 9th annual In-House Congress Middle East

Hosted by Pacific Business Press, at the Raffles hotel, Dubai on 4 February 2015

Practice Area Workshop: International Arbitration in the UAE: A Case-based Guide on How to Survive the Melting Pot of Civil and Common […]

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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

Pay-when-paid-clauses-in-the-UAE

Speaker: Antonios Dimitracopoulos

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

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Messages to take home from Dubai’s Arbitration Week

Dubai was filled with a fresh breeze of cutting edge arbitration practitioners in November, with GAR Live, the Alexander Lecture and the CIArb International Conference being the most significant events, all preceded by a very relevant and timely lecture given by the DIFC Courts.

Whilst there was no […]

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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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