Oman contract law
Kerela State Bar, (October 1996)
Negotiated, structured and counseled joint ventures, strategic alliances
Authored, negotiated, and administered Shareholders Agreements; and subcontracts
Reviewing and negotiating all tender documents including undertaking detailed assessments of critical risks and recommending appropriate mitigation measures.
Providing advice to business units on a variety of legal issues including in relation to tenders, subcontracts, procurement, labour laws.
Briefing and managing external lawyers as required.
Preparing and reviewing claims, notices of dispute, settlement agreements and other legal documents and correspondence as necessary.
Use of FIDIC Contracts Claims and disputes
Drafting / vetting EPC Contracts
Identifying legal / commercial risks.
Drafting Shareholders Agreement,
Drafting Joint Venture Agreement
MAJOR AGREEMENTS FINALISED
Contract for HVAC works – Salalah Airport
Part of the contractor's team to finalize the EPC contract for Muscat Airport Project.
Contract for Construction Support Services with EPCM contractor for industrial plant
Contract for supply & installation of elevators - the Wave Muscat Project.
DEWA Contracts for 132 /11kV substations - dubai
Part of the Client's team to finalize EPC contract for Power plants / water desalination plants.
Power purchase agreement for Oman’s first solar Power plant.
Shareholders agreement for various special purpose project companies
Integrated joint venture agreement for DUQM HOUSING project
Variation Claim worth US$ 13 million against main contractor – Oil field – Polymer Flooding project
Prolonged Suspension & nonpayment claim - Limitless project Dubai
Delay and disruption claims – TV studio
Change of law Claims – Various projects
Claims with JV partner
Sr. Manager Commercial
BAHWAN ENGINEERING COMPANY LLC
Review of Contracts as per FIDIC, NEC 3 & other contract regimes.
Drafting / vetting Engineering Procurement & Construction ( EPC) Contracts
Contractual negotiations with suppliers, contractors etc.
Study of contractual conditions & projecting the legal / commercial impacts.
Preparation of various agreements like Shareholders Agreement, Joint Venture Agreement
Preparation of Request for Arbitration / vetting answers to Arbitration Cases etc.
Managing the insurance team
Reviewing the insurance obligations as per contracts and procuring appropriate insurances.
Managing the logistics team.
Vetting of International Purchase Order terms with relation to INCO TERMS.
Creating awareness on contractual risks among project tendering / execution teams.
Have conducted various in house workshops on Contract-Law, logistics & insurance
Preparing tender documentation.
Reply to clarifications raised by prospective tenderer on contract documents.
Preparation / vetting answers to Arbitration Cases etc.
BAHWAN ENGINEERING COMPANY LLC
Study of contractual conditions
projecting the legal / commercial impacts of contract / tender clauses.
Preparing contract documents.
negotiations with suppliers, contractors and other external agencies.
Drafting of Sub-Contract / Work Orders / letter of intent
Preparation / vetting of bonds, letter of credit terms etc.
Obtaining insurance ( EAR, CAR, CPM, WC etc) as per contract requirement.
Vetting of Purchase Order terms.
MRF TYRES LTD
Advising Various divisions of the company on various corporate and legal issues.
Drafting / vetting Contracts, agreements, M.O.U & other legal documents
Initiating and defending litigation.
Handling of legal aspects relating to purchase / sale of lands.
Initiating registration of trademark and copyrights and protecting company's trademarks
C.M. GEORGE & ASSOCIATES.
Leading a team of lawyers.
Appearing before Various Courts, and other regulatory authorities
Drafting /filing/handling of Suits and the Execution matters ensuing out of the same.
Interacting with clients, taking instructions and preparing them for trials etc.
Conceiving appropriate legal strategies, after assessment of case history.
Bachelor of Laws
University of Mysore
Bachelor of Commerce
University of Calicut
Claims and disputes under FIDIC
Antonino de Fina, University of Melbourne
Use of FIDIC Contracts
David Heslett in partnership with FIDIC
Robert C. Bordone - Harvard Law School
Avoidance Of Delay & Disruption