Jane Davies Evans

Jane Davies Evans

Call: 2001

"Jane is a tireless and committed advocate for her clients. A class act."

- Chambers & Partners UK Bar (2022)

"Energetic and proactive, she thinks of creative arguments to advance the client’s case and is on top of the technical detail."

- Legal 500 UK Bar (2022)

"Excellent specialist counsel in international construction arbitrations, with a great understanding of the nuances of overseas parties and cultures."

- Legal 500 UK Bar (2022)

"She has a very deep knowledge of the construction industry and a deft hand in dealing with the concerns of parties, particularly when hearings hit rough waters."

- Legal 500 UK Bar (2022)

Practice Overview

A dual-qualified barrister and Chartered Accountant, Jane is ranked for energy disputes, construction and international arbitration and commercial disputes (Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners), recognised as a Global Leader and National Leader in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration and Who’s Who Legal: Construction, who also recognise Jane as a Thought Leader. Jane acts as lead counsel, co-counsel and arbitrator for international arbitrations primarily in the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors, with a particular focus on the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, the Russian Federation and CIS and Latin America.

Legal 500                                                    

Devastatingly good for complex cases

Very experienced, a master of detail and a very effective counsel

Energetic and proactive, she thinks of creative arguments to advance the client’s case and is on top of the technical detail.

Unparalleled experience in dealing with quantum and delay claims

Excellent specialist counsel in international construction arbitrations, with a great understanding of the nuances of overseas parties and cultures.’

The best possible junior for complex quantum and delay claims

‘Has vast knowledge and experience in the international construction industry, including all its aspects – legal, technical and accounting. She is a master of the detail of construction cases.

Most impressive construction lawyer who has extensive specialist knowledge of the energy market and is formidable in this area

A highly sought after counsel in international arbitration because of her most unusual and helpful dual qualifications as a chartered accountant and as a top barrister.’

The most competent construction advocate; very experienced in international disputes.’

One of the swiftest rising stars in the energy sector with deep knowledge of energy projects worldwide.’

Absolutely first rate.’

A brilliant litigator, both in preparation and examining experts in complex cases. ’

Relentless in her efforts for her clients.’

A superb lawyer and an excellent litigator

She marries vast legal knowledge with an in-depth understanding of each case

Her excellent knowledge of the law and the sector inspires confidence

Highly regarded at the construction Bar for her unparalleled experience in dealing with quantum and delay claims

Who’s Who Legal

Incredibly impressive and extensive knowledge of working in multiple jurisdictions

First rate experience in some of the world’s largest and most complex construction disputes

Chambers & Partners

A sophisticated advocate

"Her eloquence and grasp of the technical and financial elements of complex cases is remarkable."

"She has a superb amount of knowledge in the field."

Very good in cross-examination. She has a lovely demeanour and handles difficult issues with aplomb

She's hard-working and has got a deep knowledge of construction law in particular.’

She dealt with a complicated case in a very efficient and economical way.’

‘“She has great industry experience”.

She is incredibly hard-working and great with clients.’

Jane returned to the Bar in 2014, having spent many years working for two of the world’s leading law firms, Shearman & Sterling LLP and, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Jane is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Jane was managing editor of the IBA journal Construction Law International from 2016 to 2018, and vice/co-chair of the IBA International Construction Projects dispute resolution subcommittee from 2018 through 2021. Jane is Vice-Chair of the 3VB International Advisory and Dispute Resolution Unit, and a member of the steering committee for the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge. Jane is a member of the ICC Taskforce on Disability Inclusion and International Arbitration.

Jane is regularly instructed in relation to significant infrastructure projects, both as counsel in dispute boards and international arbitrations, as arbitrator, and providing advice and assisting with the drafting and negotiation of project documentation. Example experience includes:

International arbitrations and disputes

Counsel appointments:

  • Instructed as lead counsel in two LCIA arbitrations concerning the development of an international airport in the Russian Federation.
  • Instructed as lead counsel for an international contractor in three UNCITRAL arbitrations concerning public works projects in Kenya.
  • Instructed as lead counsel for an international MEP contractor in three arbitrations concerning high profile real estate developments in the UAE.
  • Instructed as counsel for the developer in a DIAC arbitration concerning a real estate project in Dubai.
  • Advising in relation to a potential adjudication concerning development of a skyscraper in the City of London.
  • Advising in relation to a potential ICC arbitration arising on a hospital project in West Africa.
  • Instructed as lead counsel in a substantial ICC arbitration concerning the Doha International Airport.
  • Instructed in a domestic Middle Eastern arbitration concerning a concession agreement for a rail facility.
  • Instructed as counsel in an international arbitration under the European Development Fund rules.  The arbitration concerns the construction of a border post in West Africa.
  • Instructed as lead counsel in three consolidated UNCITRAL arbitrations concerning the termination of public works contracts in Tanzania. Instructed directly by the executive agency.
  • Advising a third party re: an investment treaty arbitration against a CIS State.
  • Instructed as lead counsel in dispute board proceedings arising on public works projects in Tanzania (Millennium Challenge funded projects).  Instructed by the relevant delivery authority.
  • Instructed as counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning the termination of a highway project in Tanzania; advising the Attorney General and various government ministries and executive agencies in relation to enforcement.
  • Instructed as counsel in an UNCITRAL arbitration concerning the termination of a highways project in East Africa.
  • Instructed as counsel in an SCC arbitration concerning a roads project in East Africa.
  • Representing an African national broadcasting company in an ad hoc arbitration concerning a purported contract for the provision of infrastructure and programming for digital TV.  Claims c. US$1.2 billion.
  • Representing an international contractor in an ICC arbitration against a Middle Eastern government in relation to claims arising during the expansion and redevelopment of an international airport.
  • Advising a third-party funder in relation to investment decisions re: infrastructure disputes.
  • Assisting in relation to an ICC arbitration concerning the construction of a water pipeline on Ascension Island.
  • Representing the Ministry of Justice in litigation concerning the development of a new court building in New Zealand.
  • Representing a contractor in litigation concerning the development of serviced apartments in Auckland.
  • Representing a local authority in litigation concerning the development of a marina and associated facilities on the North Island, New Zealand.

Arbitrator appointments (examples):

  • President in an LCIA arbitration concerning disputed mechanical and electrical works at an international airport (UK).
  • Sole arbitrator in DIFC-LCIA arbitration concerning allegedly delayed/defective MEP works and final account dispute.
  • Sole arbitrator in DIFC-LCIA arbitration concerning a hotel development in Rwanda.
  • Co-arbitrator in DIFC-LCIA arbitration concerning a development in the UAE.
  • Sole arbitrator in LCIA arbitration concerning the development of a private island/cruise facility in the Caribbean.
  • Sole arbitrator in ICC arbitration concerning rail project in Qatar.

Project advice and negotiations:

  • Negotiating the EPC contract and associated project documents on behalf of the Russian concessionaire for the award-winning PPP project for the motorway toll road around the City of St Petersburg, under a €2.2 billion EPC contract (English and Russian law)
  • Advising various international contractors in relation to issues arising during the Arab Spring uprisings in Libya, including advice re: international sanctions, force majeure, performance bonds, letters of credit, claims under the construction contracts, renegotiating contracts with the current government.
  • Advising funders in relation to the development of a medical school and hospital in Malaysia.
  • Advising in relation to the development of a campus for the University of Central Asia, Kyrgyz Republic.
  • Advising a Russian state-owned investor in relation to the development of a rail bridge across the Russian-Chinese border.
  • Advising the Russian concessionaire for the St Petersburg / Moscow high speed toll road.
  • Advising the Russian developer in relation to the construction and consultancy agreements for the refurbishment of a luxury hotel in Moscow.
  • Advising the Russian concessionaire in relation to the development of the Pulkovo Airport, St Petersburg.
  • Advising in relation to the development of facilities for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

Energy – Oil and Gas

Jane is regularly instructed in relation to oil and gas projects, both as counsel and arbitrator in international arbitrations, and to provide advice and assistance in the drafting and negotiation of project documentation. Example experience in this sector includes:

Counsel appointments – disputes:

  • Instructed in an LCIA arbitration concerning a multi-billion dispute concerning development rights for oil and gas fields in northern Iraq.
  • Instructed in an UNCITRAL arbitration concerning a CIS PSA in relation to cost recovery disputes and arbitration (Stockholm seat).
  • Instructed as counsel for oil major in a potential arbitration concerning unpaid fees under a technical services contract in Iraq.
  • Advising oil major re: potential dispute with Operator in the Middle East.
  • Instructed as counsel for a national oil company in an LCIA arbitration (London seat) concerning contractor claims following the upgrade of a significant gas facility in the UAE.
  • Instructed as counsel by an international contractor regarding two potential ICC arbitrations concerning the supply of FEED for ammonia plants in India.
  • Instructed as counsel by an international contractor concerning a potential arbitration and parallel litigation arising on termination of an MOU with a potential designer for a multibillion project in Kuwait.
  • Advising in relation to potential dispute concerning payment under an Iraqi technical services contract.
  • Advising in relation to issues arising under a Middle Eastern JOA.
  • Advising a third-party funder in relation to investment decisions concerning disputes under a PSA.
  • Advising an international contractor in relation to the EPC contract and associated guarantees for the delivery of a refinery in Syria. Assisting in negotiations with various banks regarding calls on guarantees and facility agreements and advising as to the impact of sanctions.
  • Providing a merits review of contractor claims, and assisting an oil major in negotiating a favourable settlement in relation to the EPC delivery of an LNG facility in Canada.
  • Advising the owner re: a fire at an LNG facility in West Africa during final commissioning.
  • Advising an international contractor in relation to claims arising on a tank farm project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising an international contractor in relation to alleged defects on an international pipeline in the CIS.
  • Advising an international contractor in relation to the potential call on an on-demand bank guarantee issued by the shipyard constructing a floating production facility.

Arbitrator appointments (examples):

  • Sole arbitrator in a Scottish Arbitration Centre arbitration concerning the supply of drilling equipment in Europe.
  • Sole arbitrator in an LCIA arbitration concerning the development of a bioethanol plant in Nigeria.
  • Co-arbitrator in a Singaporean seated ICC arbitration concerning the development of a petrochemical facility in Vietnam.
  • Co-arbitrator in LCIA arbitration concerning oil and gas services in Kuwait.
  • Dispute board member in disputes arising on a multi-billion refinery project in Kuwait.
  • Sole arbitrator in DIFC-LCIA arbitration concerning use of technology in oil and gas sector in the UAE.

Counsel appointments – advisory:

  • Advising an international contractor in relation to proposed contract terms for multi-billion projects in Nigeria, Qatar and Mozambique.
  • Being seconded to an oil major to provide legal assistance during and after a significant gas leak from an off- shore platform.
  • Advising an international contractor as to the impact of Russian sanctions on its ability to participate in the €15 bn South Stream project.
  • Advising an international contractor regarding the terms of an EPC contract and related guarantees re: the delivery of an oil and gas facility in Brunei.
  • Advising a Middle Eastern national oil company on its contracting arrangements for an upcoming planned maintenance outage.
  • Advising an international contractor regarding joint venture and consortium arrangements for use on EPC contracts in the Middle East and Asia.
  • Assisting an international contractor in negotiating a contract for the supply of a derrick / pipe laying vessel with a Chinese shipyard, together with negotiation of guarantees with various banks in England and China.
  • Advising a third-party funder re: potential disputes in the CIS.
  • Advising an international oil company in relation to a significant works programme in association with the hand back of a transnational pipeline to the national oil company in the CIS.
  • Advising an international oil company in relation to the sale of an off-shore gas field in the Far East.
  • Advising contractors in relation to the development of the KUPE gas field, New Zealand.

Energy – Power generation and transmission

Example conventional power project mandates include:

Counsel appointments – disputes:

  • Instructed as counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning a terminated LNTP for a hydroelectric scheme in Africa.
  • Instructed as co-counsel by a contractor in an ICC arbitration in relation to a terminated power plant project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Instructed by a Brazilian power company, the purchaser of four coal-fired power plants in Brazil.  Jane provided advice and assistance in relation to termination of the EPC contracts (Brazilian law), pre-ICC arbitration advice (potential claims in excess of US$1 billion), calls on performance bonds (Portugal, Italy, Brazil and England), terms of settlement and implementing settlement arrangements.
  • Instructed as counsel by a Chilean power company in four consolidated Spanish-language ICC arbitrations in relation to the supply of a coal-fired power station in Chile (claims in excess of US$1 billion). In addition, Jane advised in relation to calls on performance bonds in multiple jurisdictions (Chile and Italy, in excess of US$100 million collected), and assisted in the negotiation of a settlement with the contractors and parent company guarantors.
  • Instructed as counsel for a section 68 challenge in the English High Court relating to ICC Awards concerning the termination of contracts to construct a power plant in Kabul, Afghanistan including appeal.
  • Instructed as counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning a Jordanian wind farm project.
  • Instructed as counsel by a UK based power company in an LCIA arbitration concerning the termination of an electricity and gas supply agreement for a UK power plant.
  • Instructed as counsel by an international power plant supplier in Eastern Europe in an UNCITRAL arbitration in relation to the supply of a refurbished transformer to the local state power generator. Jane also advised in relation to the settlement of the dispute.
  • Advising a contractor in relation to claims arising in relation to the redevelopment of the Huntley power station in New Zealand.
  • Advising in relation to a dispute concerning a biomass plant in England.

Counsel appointments – advisory:

  • Advised an international power company in relation to the London Array offshore wind farm (175 turbines, project value approximately £1.8 billion).
  • Providing in-house training to an international investment bank’s project finance team in Paris (EPC contracting for different types of power generation project).
  • Advising a contractor in relation to the development of a geothermal power plant in New Zealand.
  • Advised a US Aid funded initiative on contracting strategy for transmission lines in East Africa (pro bono).

Nuclear new-build: 

Jane has significant experience of new-build nuclear projects.  She is standing external counsel to a nuclear supplier for the new-build NPP, and has advised owners, tier 1 and tier 2 contractors in relation to the following projects:

  • Olkiluoto NPP (Finland).  Representing the plant supplier in international arbitration (ICC, Stockholm seat, Finnish law) and advising in relation to contract and claims management, dispute board proceedings etc.
  • Visaginas NPP (Lithuania). Advising a construction company in relation to its participation as civil works designer / contractor and/or manager, and potential joint venture arrangements.
  • Beznau and Műhleberg NPP replacement (Switzerland).  Advising a Swiss power company, the prospective developer, in relation to the procurement of two NPP.
  • Wylfa and Oldbury NPP (United Kingdom). Advising an international construction company in relation to its participation as civil works designer / contractor and/or manager and potential joint venture arrangements with European design companies.
  • Hainau NPP (China). Advising the supplier of the I&C system, in relation to the supply contract.

Jane has advised in relation to a number of significant projects in the mining sector, together with other natural resource projects. Example projects include:

  • Advising in relation to settlement of a dispute concerning latent defects discovered at a pulp mill in Chile.
  • Advising the owner in relation to potential dispute arising on a pulp mill project in Brazil.
  • Advising Baikal Mining in relation to contracting strategy and project documentation for the exploitation of the Udokan copper deposit in Siberia and assisting in negotiations with an international services provider.
  • Advising the Russian owner in relation to the purchase of the world’s largest HBI-3 plant for installation in the Russian Federation.
  • Advising a mining major in relation to EPC aspects of a joint operating agreement for an extractives project in the Russian Federation.
  • Advising in relation to the development of a gold mine in New Zealand.
  • Advising in relation to disputes arising during the development of a nickel smelter in New Caledonia.
  • Counsel in an LCIA arbitration in relation to processing equipment for the Israeli wine industry.

Jane is frequently invited to speak at international conferences and to contribute to law journals/commentaries. For example:

  • GAR Live Construction Disputes (March 2022), Paris. Co-chair of fifth GAR Live Construction conference.
  • Praxis Conflict Centre/IADRU training (February 2022), Kampala. Provided training to members of the Ugandan judiciary, State Attorneys and legal practitioners on (1) Negotiating international contracts, and (2) Managing international arbitrations.
  • Construction Law Winter School (January 2022), Cambridge. Introduction to FIDIC contracts; Forms of EPC contracting.
  • SCL India (December 2021), VirtualSpeaker at Society of Construction Law India conference.
  • ICCA-ICC Training on New York Convention (June 2021), VirtualTraining to Tanzanian judiciary.
  • ICC Institute Training at ICC Africa International Arbitration conference (May 2021), Virtual. Document production in international arbitration.
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre webinar (April 2021), Virtual. Role of experts and how to manage expert witnesses.
  • 3VB Virtual Masterclass: Examination of witnesses in international arbitration (February 2021), Virtual.
  • GAR Live Women in Arbitration (February 2021), VirtualModerator of round table addressing the ERA Pledge.
  • Singapore Society of Construction Law (January 2021), VirtualAnnual update: international perspective.
  • New York State Bar Association International Section and International Law Institute-Africa Centre for Legal Excellence international arbitration series (December 2020), Virtual:  Advocacy in international arbitration.
  • IBA Annual conference (November 2020), Virtual: co-chairing panel discussion on corruption in construction.
  • FIDIC African Users Conference (October 2020), Virtual.  Common causes of disputes on African roads projects.
  • ICC Institute Training (October 2020), Virtual. Oral advocacy in international arbitration.
  • Florida Bar Association (October 2020), Virtual.  Presentation on the use of tribunal and court-appointed experts on construction disputes.
  • Series of in-house seminars at Stephenson Harwood (October 2020), Virtual.  International arbitration: pleadings, procedural applications, evidence and hearings.
  • GAR Live Singapore (September 2020), Virtual.  Panellist: The GAR Live Question Time on investor-state mediation, and enforcement.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2020), Virtual. International construction arbitration: A practical guide.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2020), Virtual.  Chair Day 3.
  • 8th East African International Arbitration (August 2020), Virtual.  How to avoid pitfalls: cross-examination in international arbitration.
  • Tanzania Institute of Arbitration (August 2020), Virtual.  Arbitration in 2020: the international perspective.
  • GAR Live Construction Disputes (July 2020), Virtual. Co-chair of third GAR Live Construction conference.  Moderated session on the impact of Covid-19 on expert analysis of delay.
  • IBA (July 2020), Virtual:  Risk allocation within international construction projects.
  • IBA (June 2020), Virtual:  Co-moderator of live discussion of the impact of Covid-19 on international construction projects.
  • GAR Live Women in Arbitration (December 2020), LondonModerator of panel on Arbitration in Africa.
  • GAR Guide to Construction Arbitration 2nd edition (December 2020). Author Chapters on Bonds & Guarantees and Construction Arbitrations in the Nuclear Sector.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2019), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: International construction arbitration: A practical guide.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2019), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: Chair Day 3.
  • 7th East African International Arbitration (September 2019), Nairobi. Oxford Union style debate: ISDS is good for Africa and the reforms are working (argued in opposition to the motion).
  • In-house seminar at Bowmans (August 2019), Nairobi. Masterclass on cross-examination in international arbitration.
  • 1st ICC Arbitration Day Tanzania (June 2019), Dar es Salaam.  Advocacy in international arbitration.
  • GAR Live Energy (July 2019), LondonThe GAR Live ‘Ask the Arbitrators’.
  • GAR Live Construction Disputes (April 2019), Paris. Co-chair of second GAR Live Construction conference.  Moderated sessions on third party funding of investment disputes and diversity of construction tribunals.
  • Capacity building seminar for the Government of Tanzania (December 2018), Dar es Salaam.  Introduction to the new forms of FIDIC contract.
  • In-house seminar at Covington & Burling LLP (December 2018), London. Introduction to construction arbitration.
  • IBA (October 2018), Rome:  Termination issues: terminating construction contracts under common and civil law (co-chair)
  • GAR Guide to Construction Arbitration 2nd edition (October 2018). Co-author Chapter on Bonds & Guarantees; author Chapter on Construction Arbitrations in the Nuclear Sector.
  • In-house seminars at Dentons and Allen & Gledhill (September 2018), Singapore. Masterclass on cross-examination in international arbitration.
  • 3VB, CIArb Singapore and Women in Arbitration conference (September 2018), Singapore. Diversity: does it really matter?  Moderator of panel discussion re: cultural and gender diversity in construction disputes.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2018), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: International construction arbitration: A practical guide.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2018), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: Chair Day 3.
  • 6th East African International Arbitration (August 2018), Addis Ababa. Pre-dispute risk mitigation – Energy, Trade & Infrastructure Sector: Common causes of disputes in the energy and infrastructure sectors
  • ICC Institute Advanced Training (June 2018), Hong Kong. Oral advocacy in international arbitration: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (Cross Examination).
  • 2018 London Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China (June 2018), London. The Implications of COC, Take-or-pay, Price Review and Other Customary Energy Contract Clauses under Chinese Contract Law.  Commentator to Leslie Zhang, United Energy Group Limited.
  • In-house seminar at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (June 2018), London. Masterclass on the cross-examination of experts in international arbitration.
  • 3VB, SCL Singapore and Women in Arbitration breakfast panel event (May 2018), Singapore. International Construction Disputes: Are we falling behind our peers?  Moderator of panel discussion re: cultural and gender diversity in construction disputes.
  • GAR Live (May 2018), SingaporeThe GAR Live Question Time.
  • In-house seminars at Clifford Chance and Navigant (May 2018), Singapore. Masterclass on the use and cross-examination of experts in international arbitration.
  • ESIL lecture: the prevention and settlement of hydroelectric industry related disputes under international law: a multi-layered approach (April 2018), London.  Commentator to Prof. Attila Tanzi, University of Bologna.
  • GAR Live Construction Disputes (April 2018), Paris. Co-chair of first GAR Live conference to focus on the construction industry.  Moderated sessions on construction arbitration and the new FIDIC forms of contract.
  • Asian International Arbitration Centre (March 2018), Kuala Lumpur. Masterclass on the use of experts in international arbitration.
  • In-house seminars at Allen & Overy, Baker McKenzie, WongPartnership LLP, Ashursts and Jones Day (March 2018), Singapore. Masterclass on the use of experts in international arbitration.
  • Petrofac In-house seminar (February 2018), London. Bonds and guarantees; Legal update (privilege; arbitration vs. litigation; consequential loss, limitation of liability and indemnities.
  • ENKA Construction In-house seminar (February 2018), Istanbul.  The FIDIC 2017 forms of contract.
  • Petrofac In-house seminar (January 2018), Aberdeen. Bonds and guarantees; Design risk.
  • In-house seminars at Clifford Chance, Shimizu Construction, Rajah & Tann, WongPartnership LLP (December 2017), Singapore.  The FIDIC 2017 forms of contract.
  • CARDS International Arbitration conference (December 2017), Singapore.  The use of experts in international arbitration.
  • The FIDIC 2017 forms of contract (December 2017), Singapore. Presentation to SCL Singapore.
  • The FIDIC 2017 forms of contract (December 2017), Kuala Lumpur. Presentation to SCL Malaysia.
  • Skrine In-house seminar (December 2017), Kuala Lumpur.  The FIDIC 2017 forms of contract.
  • FIDIC International Contract Users Conference (December 2017), London. Panellist: Arbitration and ADR.
  • ICC YAF Conference (November 2017), Dubai.  Key note speaker.
  • GAR Live (November 2017), Dubai.  Panellist: Projects in peril.
  • ArbitralWomen (November 2017), Dubai.  Co-host.
  • Derecho de Construcción: Análisis dogmático y práctico (November 2017).  Author Chapter on concurrent delay.
  • University of Stuttgart, School of Engineering, Masters in International Construction Law (November 2017), Stuttgart.  Damages and defects under the common law.
  • Allen & Overy In-house seminar (October 2017), London.  Sanctions and embargoes: impact on contracts and arbitration.
  • IBA (October 2017), Sydney:  David & Goliath: Contracting with powerful entities which refuse to negotiate terms and/or impose subcontractors/suppliers: can anything be done? (panellist)
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2017), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: A practical guide to negotiating international construction contracts
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2017), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: International construction arbitration: A practical guide
  • GAR Guide to Construction Arbitration (September 2017). Co-author Chapter on Bonds & Guarantees; author Chapter on Construction Arbitrations in the Nuclear Sector.
  • University of Stuttgart, School of Engineering, Masters in International Construction Law (July 2017), Stuttgart.  Damages and defects under the common law.
  • ICC Asia Arbitration Annual Conference (June 2017), Singapore.  Chair: Comparative Analysis of Developments in International Arbitration in Asia.
  • Shimizu Construction In-house seminar (June 2017), Singapore.  FIDIC Update.
  • Qatar & Middle East Arbitration Summit (June 2017), Qatar.  Current developments in international arbitration.
  • Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution Conference (March 2017), Edinburgh University.  Chaired sessions on mediation and enforcement of multi-tier dispute resolution clauses.
  • Chilean Society of Construction Law (January 2017), Santiago. Concurrent delay
  • Fenwick Elliott in-house seminar (December 2016), London. Nuclear new build construction: Managing risk and disputes
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Scotland (October 2016), Glasgow.  Proving (and disproving) loss for cases involving complex quantum.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2016), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: A practical guide to negotiating international construction contracts
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2016), Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge: Claims & Disputes: A practical guide
  • Squire Patton Boggs in-house seminar (May 2016), UK. A practical guide to negotiating international construction contracts.
  • Jenner & Block in-house seminar (March 2016), London. Proving (and disproving) loss in international arbitration.
  • Fenwick Elliott in-house seminar (February 2016), London.  FIDIC Update
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in-house seminar (February 2016), London.  FIDIC Update
  • University of Stuttgart, School of Engineering, Masters in International Construction Law (November 2015), Stuttgart.  Damages and defects under the common law.
  • Fladgate in-house seminar (November 2015), London.  A practical guide to negotiating international construction contracts
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in-house seminar (November 2015), Dubai.  FIDIC Update
  • Addleshaw Goddard in-house seminar (November 2015), Dubai.  FIDIC Update
  • IBA (October 2015), Vienna:  See, Spot, Run. A construction lawyer’s primer on the all-important ICC 2012 rules of arbitration (panellist)
  • Construction Law International journal, Vol 10 Issue 3: International Contracting: When sanctions bite
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2015), Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge: A practical guide to negotiating international construction contracts
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2015), Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge: Claims & Disputes: A practical guide
  • Construction Law: Contracts and Dispute Management 2015 (May 2015), London. Recent Cases, Lessons Learned
  • World Nuclear Association New Build Licensing conference (April 2015), Prague. Managing the Licensing Risk in Construction Contracts.
  • Webinar, ReutersThomson (January 2015).  The challenges of decommissioning in the North Sea.
  • Webinar, Lexis Nexis (November 2014).  Latest developments in international construction projects.
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2014), Downing College, Cambridge: Claims & Disputes: A practical guide
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2014), Downing College, Cambridge: Current Trends in International Contracting
  • Construction Law: Contracts and Dispute Management 2014 (May 2014), London: Contracting with a State
  • Santiago Chamber of Commerce (April 2014), Santiago, Chile.  Engineering and construction disputes in the power sector
  • Barros, Letelier & Gonzalez in house seminar (April 2014), Santiago, Chile.  Major Projects: Contracting and Disputes
  • Contributor to International Construction Arbitration Law (2nd ed, 2014)  (Kluwer, Jenkins)
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2013), Downing College, Cambridge: Claims & Disputes: How do they work in practice?
  • Commercial Law Summer School (August 2013), Downing College, Cambridge: Commercial and Contract Dispute Resolution [with Adam Constable QC]
  • International Dispute Resolution Institute workshop (August 2013), London: Negotiation skills; International sanctions regimes and international arbitration.
  • Construction Law: Contracts and Dispute Management 2013 (May 2013), London: Economic sanctions and international construction projects; Project managing construction arbitrations on international projects.
  • NYU International Arbitration Association Symposium (April 2013), New York: The challenges facing legal counsel in international construction arbitration.
  • Kings College MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution (November 2013), London:  International sanction regimes and international contracting; Investment treaty arbitrations
  • Construction Law Summer School (September 2012), Downing College, Cambridge: Claims & Disputes: How do they work in practice?
  • Construction Law (May 2012), London: Successfully Negotiating and Drafting Construction Contracts.
  • FIDIC GAMA (May 2012), Livingstone: Engineering as a Driver of Sustainable Social and Economic Development (The Legal Perspective).
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers workshop (October 2011), Abu Dhabi: Managing risk in complex project: a legal perspective.
  • International Dispute Resolution Institute workshop (September 2011), London: Mediation.
  • 8th International Workshop on Arbitration and ADR in Africa (June 2011), Johannesburg: An introduction to construction contracts and dispute resolution mechanisms; International contracting: contractual rights and obligations vs. mandatory rules.
  • Sorbonne University Masters programme (February 2011), Abu Dhabi: Negotiation skills: construction contracts.
  • FIDIC Middle East Contract Users’ Conferences 2011 (February 2011), Abu Dhabi: Advance Dispute Resolution Strategies in the Middle East; Developments and challenges in DAB Procedures.
  • FIDIC International Contract Users’ Conferences 2010 (December 2010), London: FIDIC in the Middle East and Africa; FIDIC EPC/Turnkey contracts – Recent Experience.
  • ICC Conference on the Efficiency of Complex Dispute Resolution Clauses in the Current Economic Climate (September 2010), Bucharest: Complex construction disputes in the current economic climate.
  • 7th International Workshop on Arbitration and ADR in Africa (June 2010), Accra: Contractor claims in a changing economic climate.
  • Construction Superconference (December 2009), San Francisco: Nuclear new-build.