April Baynes


April is an Associate in Trowers & Hamlins' Dubai office and  specialises in both contentious and non-contentious construction law across the MENA region.

April regularly advises major international construction and project companies and has represented a diverse range of clients, including employers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors in arbitration, adjudication and other forms of litigation,  in relation to an extensive range of contentious issues in the region. Consequently, April has extensive experience of advising and representing clients under a wide range of arbitral institutions including ICC, LCIA, UNICTRAL, and DIAC.

April's practice also covers non-contentious constrution and project law and she has prepared and advised on numerous construction documentation including PPP's, IWPP's, IPPs, EPC, Concesion Agreements, O&M Agreements  and other commercial and/or anciillary agreements.

Prior to joining Trowers & Hamlins LLP  and moving to Dubai in 2015,  April worked in the Construction Team at Eversheds in the UK.

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