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Construction Contracts and Disputes Webinar

09 January, 2024 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Dubai Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Hadef & Partners, is pleased to invite you to a webinar on “Construction Contracts and Disputes”, on Tuesday, 09 January 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM GST via Zoom.

This webinar examines key issues faced by parties in construction contracts, the use of FIDIC standard terms, and their amendment in terms of potential disputes. The event will also provide practical advice on arbitration in construction disputes and the steps to arbitration.

Organized by:

Dubai Chambers in collaboration with Hadef & Partners


The participants will gain a better understanding of:

  • The incorporation of FIDIC terms into construction contracts in the UAE
  • The amendment of FIDIC terms to fulfill a party’s objectives
  • ‘Best practice’ in managing disputes and saving money
  • What Courts and Arbitrators are looking for


  • James Harbridge (Partner and Head of Engineering and Construction, Hadef & Partners) 

    James Harbridge is a partner in the Dispute Resolution team, specializing in construction arbitration and litigation. James also has a broad commercial disputes background, predominantly in international arbitration. He qualified in England in 1995 and has worked exclusively in the Middle East's dispute resolution market since 1999.

    Prior to joining Hadef & Partners, he worked as a partner for a number of international law firms. Before moving to UAE in 2016, he spent many years living and working in Muscat, Oman and he retains close ties with the country.

Date: Tuesday, 09 January 2024
Time: 11.00 AM - 12.30 PM GST
Venue: Online - Zoom
Duration: 90mins

Participation Fee (Excluding VAT):

  • Dubai Chambers’ Member: AED 150/-
  • Members of Business Group and Council: AED 200/-
  • Non-Profit Organization: AED 250/-
  • Non-member: AED 300/-

* 10% discount available for groups of three or more

Registration: Please click here to register.


Location: Online

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