Tom Wilson is a member of the firm’s Global Board, Co-Chairs our Global Infrastructure Group, serves as managing partner of our UAE offices, and heads our construction and arbitration practices in the Middle East. Among the leading construction disputes lawyers in the region, Tom represents public and private owners, international contractors, and original equipment manufacturers in resolving disputes over the construction and operation of infrastructure assets. Tom has considerable experience resolving disputes through arbitration and alternative dispute resolution and serves as advocate in arbitration proceedings of all types, and in the DIFC Courts. Chambers Global notes that Tom is praised for his “dynamic approach” to dispute resolution.
Tom also advises on project delivery systems, contract negotiation, contract compliance, and risk management; and serves as project counsel to clients executing complex projects. As project counsel, Tom works closely with clients to avoid or achieve early resolution of disputes through structured negotiation and mediation, often during the pendency of the project. Tom is also recognised, as a “key figure who understands the oil and gas industry very well” in The Legal 500 EMEA and is included in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Construction 2018.
Work As Arbitrator