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Amy Roberts


Level 15 Burj Daman
Dubai International Financial Centre
Burj Daman
PO Box 506873
United Arab Emirates
Languages English

Amy Roberts specialises in construction dispute resolution. Amy has experience acting for a variety of clients across the supply chain, including employers, contractors and subcontractors, in both the public and private sectors. Amy has experience of advising clients in relation to formal legal proceedings, including court actions and adjudications, and alternative dispute resolution forums.

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Amy has written for:

  • The Civil Engineering Surveyor
  • Scottish Construction 
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  • 2018 – Notary Public
  • 2016 – Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Glasgow
  • 2015 – LLB (Hons) with Business Management, University of Glasgow 
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Middle East Arbitration & Mediation Landscape 2024 – More of the Same,...
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CMS Construction Focus On: review of 25th anniversary of the Construction...
The CMS Construction team invites you to the “Construction Focus On the Construction Act: 25 years on” webinar taking place on Tuesday 6 June 2023 at 09:30. In this one-hour session, we will be reflecting...
Building Safety Act 2022: the Scottish perspective
The recently enacted Building Safety Act 2022 (the “Act”) makes large changes to the law in England and Wales in relation to construction projects, health and safety regulation and leaseholder rights...
Conflict avoidance in the Scottish construction industry
The Scottish Government has issued a new Construction Policy Note CPN 2/2021: Conflict avoidance – early intervention to avoid disputes. This CPN sets out support from the Scottish Government for conflict...
Does the prevention principle apply where the Employer has an absolute...
The prevention principle The prevention principle is frequently bandied about in the context of construction disputes. Put simply, the prevention principle has the effect that a party which prevents another...
JCT DAB 2021: Dispute Adjudication Boards and the Construction Act
Earlier this month, the JCT released their Dispute Adjudication Board Documentation 2021 (“DAB 2021”). This publication builds on the existing CIArb rules for Dispute Boards published in 2014, but...
Putting off the evil day: contractual response periods and the crys­tal­lisa­tion...
A recent TCC decision has considered the effect of contractual response periods on the crystallisation of a construction dispute for the purpose of adjudication. This case considers the response period...