April Baynes


April is an Associate in the International Construction team based in Dubai, having joined the firm in February 2015. Prior to coming to Dubai, April was an associate and practiced construction law at Eversheds LLP in the UK, and specialises in both contentious and non-contentious construction law.

April has acted on behalf of a wide range of clients including: developers, employers, contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers, and is experienced in advising clients on the settlement of construction disputes involving court proceedings, adjudication and mediation. April also regularly acts for Claimants and Respondent's in arbitrations that are subject to institutional rules, such as ICC and LCIA.

As well as contentious matters, April has experience drafting various types of standard form contracts including the FIDIC, JCT and NEC3 suite of contracts, along with other construction documents including: bespoke consultancy agreements, novation agreements, warranties and forms of security.

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