CONSTRUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE & ENERGY
At Lex LLC, construction, infrastructure and energy is consistently one of our core areas of practice. The firm regularly advises clients, on a worldwide basis, in drafting and reviewing construction contracts, joint venture agreements, consortia agreements and turnkey contracts.
We represent owners, contractors, suppliers, engineers, architects and developers from all over the world in construction disputes, in international arbitration and ADR proceedings.
Our team of highly experienced lawyers regularly advise clients regarding the structuring, financing and negotiation of all sizes of construction and infrastructure projects throughout Qatar and the Gulf region, in a variety of contexts, such as participation in general, local and selective public tenders, as well as direct negotiation and drafting of contracts.
This includes projects and contracts such as:
- EPC contracts
- Turnkey contracts
- Outsourcing agreements
- Management service agreements
- Cost-sharing schemes
- Joint ventures and consortia
- Licenses and concessions
- Public private partnerships
- Asset transfers
- Privatisation agreements
- Public procurement
- Technology transfer agreements
When concerning the energy law area of practice, Lex LLC have developed and built an extensive international practice within the energy sector. This includes the oil, gas and electricity sectors, including that of renewable energy.
The firm often provides advice in regards to structuring, financing and negotiating on a range of transactions in Qatar and the Gulf region that includes:
- Licenses and concession agreements
- Upstream investment agreements
- Joint ventures
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Bidding processes
- Public procurement
Lex LLC are also significantly placed to provide further, specialised advice on matters of international investment and trade law, WTO regulations as well as regulatory and institutional reforms. Our team of highly experienced lawyers also possess extensive experience in the prevention, management and resolution of energy disputes. Lex LLC also has the ability to manage complex and voluminous cases, leading large teams of lawyers and experts as well as cooperating with clients in-house advisors and the like.
MEET OUR TEAM
FOUAD EL HADDAD
Fouad is the Managing Partner of LEX Qatar. He is a Lebanese-qualified lawyer with more than twenty years of experience practicing in Middle Eastern jurisdictions and in-depth knowledge of Qatari law.
Dr Marcus Boeglin is an Of Counsel at LEX Qatar. Dr Boeglin has more than forty years experience specialising in Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate & Construction Law and International Arbitration & Mediation.
GRACE EL HADDAD
Grace El Haddad is an Of Counsel at LEX Qatar. Grace has twenty years experience practicing in most Middle Eastern juridictions. Specialising in construction, Grace has advised on major infrastructure projects.
Mira Hanna is a senior associate at LEX Qatar. Mira has more than ten years of experience in general law related matters. Her main areas of practice are civil and business, corporate and commercial laws.
Saoudy Galal is an associate at LEX Qatar and has more than ten years experience in general corporate and commercial matters. His main areas of practice are corporate & commercial law, real estate and leases.