The Dispute Resolution Question Time 2019

The GCC’s top legal experts returned to Construction Week’s Dispute Resolution Questions Time  2019 conference in Abu Dhabi to demystify the root causes of construction claims, share insights on dispute avoidance and resolution mechanisms, and debate the benefits of alternative dispute resolution methods. Partner Antonios Dimitracopoulos shares his views during the panel discussion.

BSA announces the launch of Spanish and Latin American Desk

The renowned regional law firm, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, introduce the firm’s second foreign desk in a market leading affiliation with Spanish based law firm, Lupicinio International Law Firm BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP is delighted to announce the unveiling of its latest venture, a Spanish and Latin American Desk,…

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 The talk was attended by post graduate MSc students, most of whom were from the construction industry which was followed by a…

SAGIA Implements A Fast Track Registration Process In A Bid To Attract Sizable Foreign Investments

In an attempt to address recent criticisms targeted at its complex and time-consuming registration procedures and in order to attract significant foreign investments, perceived as a means of counterbalancing a decrease in oil prices and deficit in budgets, the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (“SAGIA”), has embarked upon a comprehensive overhaul of the framework governing…

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, obligations they impose on the main contractor; and • How subcontractors can pursue payment when faced with…

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 of trust is essentially the cause of  damaged relationships…