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13 Nov 2023

Simon Palmer joins Stephenson Harwood as consultant


Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its construction disputes practice with the arrival of consultant Simon Palmer, who joins the firm in Dubai.

Simon is a lawyer with more than 35 years of experience acting on complex, high-value, and cross-border construction and engineering disputes. He has represented many of the leading international developers, consultants, sponsors, contractors and sub-contractors headquartered in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. He will split his time between Dubai and London.

"We are excited to welcome Simon to the firm," said Rania Tadros, Dubai office managing partner, Stephenson Harwood. "Simon's knowledge of the region and expertise not only deepens our bench strength, but enhances the support we are able to provide our clients."

"The construction industry is an important part of the Middle East economy, and Simon's first-rate relationships and experience in the region will round out our already stellar team," said Paul Thwaite, co-head of Stephenson Harwood's commercial litigation practice.

Stephenson Harwood's construction and engineering dispute resolution team matches extensive industry knowledge with highly regarded technical expertise and a reputation for commercial and practical problem solving. The team is relied upon by clients during the construction phase to manage problems on live projects and to prevent disputes arising.



Rania Tadros

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