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Philip Norman



Philip Norman

Philip Norman


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Philip is a partner in the London and Dubai offices, who has specialised in dispute resolution for over 25 years.  He focuses on complex, high-value project support and disputes on major energy and infrastructure projects being developed around the world; and to date he has undertaken work involving over 30 different countries for governments, sponsors, main contractors, engineers and designers. 

Philip becomes involved early in clients’ developments and approaches the issues that arise commercially, devising strategies to avoid or resolve disputes.  He has demonstrated strong skills in planning, implementing and managing the process to deliver those strategies; specially on the most difficult and commercially sensitive cases.

Philip is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and often takes appointments as an arbitrator.

Philip has been ranked tier 1 in Chambers and Partners, is recommended by the Legal 500 and is identified as a leading expert by Who’s Who Legal.  Some of his citations include:

Sources respect his "extensive experience with the international construction industry and top-notch preparation and analysis".

Philip Norman has "substantial legal experience and technical expertise, coupled with an eye for detail".

Philip Norman is described by clients as "a very confident litigator" Other sources say that "he is excellent and possesses good commercial awareness".


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Philip has over 25 years’ experience as an international dispute resolution/arbitration lawyer, focussing on complex, high-value energy and infrastructure projects, general commercial and technology work. He is a partner in the London and Dubai offices, and has significant experience in other jurisdictions.

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