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MIDDLE EAST &  AFRICA

Julian Cohen was called to the Bar in England in 1990 and joined the London construction practice of Pinsent Masons in 1993. He moved to Hong Kong in 1998 with the firm, leaving as a Partner in 2009. He started practice at the Hong Kong Bar in 2010 and founded Resolution Chambers in 2021.

Julian has an ongoing and long-term commitment to the Middle East and Africa. He first started work in the region in 2009. 

 

Between 2009 and 2011 he was based in in the United Arab Emirates dealing primarily with disputes and arbitrations involving Dubai and Abu Dhabi construction, engineering and energy projects.

 

Julian is familiar with Common Law, Civil Code and Sharia Law based jurisdictions and arbitrations.

 

He is also recognised as one of the world’s leading construction lawyers. Julian is ranked by legal directories as being one of Hong Kong’s leading construction barristers (Doyle’s Guide and The Legal 500) and a top arbitration practitioner (Who’s Who Legal: China and Hong Kong).

 

Julian teaches and speaks internationally.

Julian Cohen’s work as advocate, adviser & arbitrator has included disputes involving:
 

Dubai (U.A.E.)
Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Oman
Kuwait
Sierra Leon

Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
Iran
 

Egypt
Turkey
Mali
Benin

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COMMERCIAL DISPUTES

Agency & Distribution Agreements, Joint Ventures, Professional Services.

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CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Building Projects, Capital Works & Infrastructure Projects, Civil Engineering Projects.  

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ENERGY

Hydro-electric, Solar, Oil & Gas, Oil Rigs & Platforms, Oil & Gas Pipelines, PetroChemical Facilities.

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TRANSPORTATION

Airports, Canals, Rail, Roads.