This is an online event hosted by CIArb's Qatar Branch, taking place on December 15 2021 at 3.30pm UK time/6.30pm Qatar time, GMT+3. Please check your local time zone.
The webinar will address the following subjects: • Understanding the fundaments of a contract in construction from inception to closure. • Identifying key terms of a contract and avoiding common mistakes. • Importance of the contract review and negotiations stage for avoidance of future disputes. • Variations risk management. • How a robust claim avoids disputes and safeguards respect and relationships.
Legal Manager KEO International Consultants Doha, Qatar
Paola is a trilingual Senior Legal Practitioner and Construction Claims Consultant with over 21 years’ experience in MENA and the GCC. Member of the Beirut Bar Association. Started her career in the year 2000 as a lawyer with international law firms in Lebanon then relocated to Qatar in 2008 with a major Construction Claims and Project Management Company where she provided valuable advice on legal, contracts, management, procedures and strategies for landmark projects, and obtained a wealth of construction contracts and project management experience. In 2014, she focused her career on claims, contracts risk management and dispute avoidance by transferring to the claims dedicated division within her company. In 2019 she joined KEO International Consultants as their head of legal (Legal Manager) where she leads and manages the legal, contracts and claims departments and oversees the day to day corporate and projects matters through all KEO offices located in Kuwait, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, KSA and Bahrain. Paola worked with and represented renown contractors, employers and consultants on major developments and liaised with local and international legal counsels and technical experts and contributed to winning major claims and complex arbitration and litigation cases.