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Charles Lilley

Partner, Construction & Engineering

Charles specialises in construction and engineering claims and disputes. He has worked for clients from all sides of the construction industry and has experience in litigation, adjudication, arbitration and mediation as well as in project advisory and forensic investigation work.

Charles has worked on a number of projects in the Middle East and in February 2009 was one of the first wave of employees to move to Abu Dhabi to help start-up BLP’s new office there and to promote the firm’s international Construction & Engineering capabilities.

Expert Insights

In this article, BLP partner, Charles Lilley discusses the introduction of new arbitration rules in Abu Dhabi, highlights the key provisions of these new rules and potential transitional difficulties that might arise.[…]

UAE law The UAE is comprised of 7 Emirates, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and is a civil law jurisdiction. The UAE Constitution provides that Islamic law (Sharia) is the main source of legislation in the UAE. It also lists sectors in relation to which the federal government (based in Abu Dhabi) has exclusive power […][…]

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