Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior

تحت رعاية معالي رئيس مجلس الوزراء وزير الداخلية الشيخ عبدالله بن ناصر بن خليفة آل ثاني

23 – 25 September 2019

Doha Exhibition &
Convention Centre
11 AM - 7 PM Daily


Alexander Whyatt

Speaker Name

Alexander Whyatt

Managing Associate

Simmons & Simmons

Alexander is an English qualified solicitor who specialises in construction law and dispute resolution. Alexander has been based in Doha since 2014, advising on both Qatari and English law. He previously spent six years practicing construction law in London, and has also worked within the legal team of a major building contractor.
Alexander regularly acts for government bodies, building contractors, engineers and professional consultants in Doha, the wider Gulf region and in Europe. He is experienced at advising on a diverse range of issues such as delay, disruption, variations, damages, payment, enforcement and contract interpretation.

International arbitration under ICC, LCIA and local rules is Alexander’s specialism, and he has led and assisted with a number of arbitrations in the region and internationally. He has also supported clients through Dispute Adjudication Boards, expert determinations, adjudications and mediations.

Alexander has significant experience with contract drafting and negotiation, and regularly works with FIDIC, Ashghal, NEC and bespoke forms of construction contracts.

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