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Publications & Presentations

FIDIC Red Book Contract book cover

The FIDIC Red Book Contract: An International Clause-by-Clause Commentary

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

Wolters Kluwer 2023

Book Reviews


This book is likely to be the authoritative commentary on all aspects of the FIDIC Red Book Contract for years to come.

— Gary Born & Aonkan Ghosh,

Arbitration International, 2023, issue 4

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Extra-Contractual Claims against State Entities (Civil Law)”, Society of Construction Law, December 5, 2023, London

  • Panelist, “Construction Arbitration and Case Law”, FIDIC International Contract Users Conference, November 29, 2023, London

  • Panelist, “The Past, Present and Future of FIDIC Contracts”, Turkish Contractors’ Association and ISTAC, October 17, 2023, Istanbul

  • Keynote speaker, “FIDIC Contracts”, Spanish Society of Construction Law, September 28, 2023, Madrid

  • Panelist, "Multi-Tiered Clauses in Arbitration", ICC International Congress; A Century of ICC Arbitration", July 6, 2023, Mexico City

  • ICC Jurisprudential Debate relating to my book "The FIDIC Red Book Contract: An International Clause-by-Clause Commentary", June 15, 2023, Paris

  • Chairing panel on "Avoiding construction arbitrations", IBA, 8th Biennial Conference on Construction Projects, March 17, 2023, Berlin


Published Articles

  • “Proposal for Enforcement of Agreements of the Parties, Final and Binding Determination of the Engineer and Decisions of the DAAB under FIDIC’s 2017 Rainbow Suite (as amended in 2022)” [to be published in the ICLR in 2024]

  • "Recent French Court Decisions relating to International Contracts and Arbitration", Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação (Brazil), Vol 68, 2021 (co-author)

  • "Seppälä on the Past and Future of Construction Arbitration", Global Arbitration Review 27/28 March 2019

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked as a "leader in construction disputes" and as a "Global Elite Thought Leader" for Construction by Who's Who Legal 2023

  • Listed in Private Practice Powerlist – Arbitration France

  • The Legal 500, 2023


  • Louis Prangey Award, FIDIC’s highest award for meritorious service, 1999

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