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Laura Warren



Laura Warren

Laura Warren


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Laura is listed in Who's Who of Construction Lawyers as a leading construction lawyer and by Global Chambers as a Band 1 international dispute resolution lawyer. 

Laura's non-contentious construction workload includes acting as project counsel and advising on major infrastructure projects in Qatar, advising on Qatar law issues as well as drafting and advising on standard form and bespoke contracts and appointments for construction projects in Qatar.  Her contentious workload includes advising on international and domestic arbitrations, mediations, expert determinations and proceedings in the local courts. 

Laura has been recognised as a Thought Leader in Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders - Construction 2020 and is recommended in the top tier of all leading independent legal directories including Chambers Global and Legal 500.

Laura is Coordinator for the Society of Construction Law in Qatar.  Laura is originally a scientist having studied natural sciences at Cambridge University. She then obtained an LLB degree from London University and has been practising in the Middle East for over 15 years.

  • Advising a major international contactor in high value Qatar seat ICC Arbitration proceedings with Employer in relation to a major infrastructure project;
  • Acting for a joint venture contractor in an ICC arbitration arising out of a prestigious road project in Qatar commenced by its Subcontractor;
  • Acting for an international contractor in relation to a complex, high value ICC arbitration proceedings arising out of its termination as Contractor at a large infrastructure project;
  • Acting for an international contractor/JV in an arbitration in relation to claims arising out of a large infrastructure facility;
  • Acting for international contractor in relation to five subcontractor brought arbitrations arising out of large infrastructure projects in Qatar;
  • Acting for international contractor JV in relation to ICC arbitration against employer in relation to high profile health care complex;
  • Acting for international contractor in relation to claims brought against it by subcontractor at commercial and residential complex;
  • Acting for international consultant in relation to QICCA mediation in relation to residential project;
  • Acting for an international consultant in an ICC arbitration commenced by its sub-consultant in relation to services provided; and
  • Acting for a UAE based security company in an ad hoc arbitration under Qatar law in an arbitration commenced against it by its Qatar based agent.

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Laura Warren is a Senior Partner in Clyde & Co's Middle East Construction and Dispute Resolution Group, based in the Doha office. She is responsible for the Qatar's offices construction and disputes practices and has been based in Doha for over 12 years.

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