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Beau McLaren

Beau McLaren

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Beau McLaren is a partner in our Dubai office focused on construction disputes in the Middle East.

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Profile & Experience

Beau McLaren is a partner in our Dubai office focused on construction disputes in the Middle East.

Regions covered
Full Profile

Beau has been based permanently in the UAE since 2007. During this time, he has advised on a range of construction projects and commercial disputes in the Gulf region and further afield.  He has experience of transport, infrastructure, power and healthcare projects, as well as more generic building and construction projects. 

Beau represents and advises parties at every level of the supply chain, from procurement through to contract management, and has significant experience of a wide variety of project contractual arrangements across a number of types of project, including PFI/PPP schemes.

In addition to his front-end work, Beau advises clients on bringing and defending complex and high-value claims arising out of construction projects. Beau has experience of all common forms of dispute resolution, such as mediation, adjudication and court litigation, but has a particular focus on construction-related arbitration. He regularly represents his clients in international and domestic arbitration proceedings and has extensive experience of proceedings under most institutional rules, including the DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ADCCAC, ICC and LCIA rules, as well as proceedings under the UNCITRAL rules and ad hoc proceedings. Beau also sits as an arbitrator and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Experience

Beau has considerable experience of commercial disputes across the Middle East, with a focus on construction-related arbitration. He has extensive experience of both international and domestic arbitration proceedings, as well as local and DIFC court proceedings and special tribunal proceedings.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Qualified in England and Wales

Sectors

Sectors

  • Infrastructure

Services

Services

  • Commercial Disputes

  • International Arbitration

  • Projects & Construction

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