About Harriet Jenkins

Harriet Jenkins is an experienced disputes lawyer within the firm’s Construction and Dispute Resolution practice. She has been based in the Middle East since early 2013, having moved from the UK where she was based for the first five years of practice. She specialises in international arbitration, particularly in relation to construction matters within the MENA region, and has advised clients on complex infrastructure, energy and building disputes arising in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Ethiopia and Georgia. Harriet has represented clients on disputes before internationally renowned arbitral bodies, including ICC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, SIAC, as well as on domestic arbitrations within the GCC. In addition, she has litigated numerous disputes in the High Courts of England and Wales, and has worked alongside local co-counsel on disputes in the local courts. Harriet has experience working with clients on a project counsel basis assisting with dispute avoidance, as well as in achieving favourable commercial settlements on their behalf. She has effectively managed disputes through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation, expert determination, and Dispute Adjudication Boards.

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