Rita is a senior construction and projects lawyer specializing in large scale international construction, infrastructure and energy projects (including Public Private Partnerships) in a wide range of sectors including energy, renewables, petrochemicals, water, transportation, healthcare and education.
Rita has assisted clients with the entire tendering process, contract negotiations and project financing, along with post completion issues such as variations, refinancing and disputes. Further, Rita holds significant experience acting for gas buyers in numerous disputes under long term gas sales agreements. She is experienced in drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements throughout the procurement and execution phases of a project, and regularly acts for contractors, funders, developers, employers, and consultants worldwide.;Rita's practice has an international outlook, with a particular focus on the Middle East. It involves contentious and non-contentious matters, and she can assist in the preparation of all legal or contractual documents both in English and in her native German.Rita has a pragmatic and commercial approach to providing legal advice and is focused on working with clients to achieve their objectives.
Christopher works cross-sector, advising national, regional and international private and publically listed companies, on their corporate transactions and company law. He specialises in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, company restructurings, and company route-to-market issues in the UAE and wider GCC.
Senior Practice Development Lawyer
Melissa is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales with over eleven years' post-qualification experience in dispute resolution.
Angus specialises in the infrastructure and energy sectors and advises clients on dispute avoidance and resolution of high value and complex claims on major projects throughout the Middle East.