Courtney is a Legal Director in the Infrastructure, Construction & Energy (ICE) disputes team based in Dubai. She has worked in Dubai since October 2008 specialising in international arbitration and construction disputes since 2010. Courtney has strong experience of acting on a range of disputes particularly construction industry claims for time and money, variations, defective work, incomplete design and wrongful termination on major construction and infrastructure projects.
Her experience includes representing main contractors and subcontractors as claimants and respondents in complex arbitrations concerning high-profile projects in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Courtney has also acted as Project Counsel supporting clients throughout the day to day execution of the works on a number of projects, most recently, for a subcontractor working on a major infrastructure project in the UAE and a Dubai government entity constructing part of an offshore wind farm grid connection.
As a disputes specialist, Courtney regularly advises on general commercial disputes and enforcement prospects and project manages the work carried out by local advocates in onshore court proceedings.