Antonios Dimitracopoulos

Partner,
Dubai, UAE

T. +971 4 528 5555
E. antonios.dimitracopoulos@bsabh.com


Antonios is a partner and head of our Arbitration, DIFC & ADGM Litigation practice, based in our DIFC office.

He has been practicing in the UAE for more than twenty five years and is an accredited Fellow (FCIArb) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Registered Arbitrator with the Dubai International Arbitration Centre.

As a practising Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings in England & Wales) he is also a DIFC and ADGM Courts Registered Practitioner (Part 2) with rights of audience before the DIFC and ADGM Courts.

He specialises in commercial disputes resolvable by arbitration and DIFC/ADGM litigation, with an emphasis in construction.

Market sources comment that Antonios is excellent, and has a strong understanding of the market and the local culture, having been in the UAE for 27 years

Areas of expertise
services
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
industry
  • Energy
  • Construction and Engineering
  • International Trade, Transport & Maritime
Highlights of experience
  • Dubai based contractor in DIAC proceedings for a AED 200 million claim for unpaid invoices and prolongation costs against major local real estate developer and defending counterclaim for liquidated damages in excess of AED 180 million.
  • Dubai based contractor and MEP subcontractor in DIAC proceedings for a AED 178 million claim for unpaid invoices, disputed variations and eight EoTs with associated prolongation costs against Abu Dhabi real estate developer in relation to a hotel development on the Palm Jumeirah.
  • Dubai based contractor in DIAC proceedings for a AED 300 million claim for unpaid invoices and prolongation costs against major local real estate developer.
  • Dubai based contractor in AED 105 million DIAC arbitral proceedings in relation to EoT, prolongation costs, loss of profit and head office overheads cost arising from a Dubai residential project.
  • Dubai based MEP subcontractor in a AED 75 million DIAC arbitration in connection with claims for EoT, prolongation costs, value of disputed variations and unpaid/under-certified work in progress, arising out of the construction of a major petroleum company headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
  • Abu Dhabi based main contractor in ADCCAC arbitration proceedings brought by the MEP subcontractor in connection with various claims and counterclaims totaling AED 220 million, arising from a design and built subcontract for the upgrade infrastructure of a sewerage plant.
  • Abu Dhabi based main contractor in ADCCAC arbitration proceedings against a government department in connection with claims arising from the overvaluation of liquidated damages and EoT claims of AED 50 million, under a contract for the design and construction of a wildlife park and resort.
  • Dubai based main contractor in DIFC-LCIA arbitration proceedings against a private developer for payment of AED 42 million of profit under a side agreement to the main construction contract.
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