Gurbinder focuses on resolving contentious construction and infrastructure disputes through arbitration, adjudication, litigation or ADR. He typically acts for employers and main contractors in a wide range of sectors and disputes relating to payment, claims for variations, extensions of time, defects and professional negligence.
Gurbinder is also experienced in acting as “project counsel” on live construction and engineering projects either domestically or internationally, assisting clients in managing claims and avoiding disputes. Legal 500 UK notes that Gurbinder is “an adjudication specialist”, “has an encyclopaedic knowledge of construction law” and “never loses focus of the client’s commercial objectives”. Chambers UK reports that “He is intelligent and helpful. He has very good communication skills and great people skills. He is very strong tactically and at looking for commercial angles”.
Gurbinder is based in Mantle Law’s London office.
Acting for a Contractor in a series of claims against its consulting engineer and subcontractors arising out of structural defects in two new stands in a stadium redevelopment. The remedial works required the stands to be partially deconstructed and rebuilt all whilst safely maintaining minimum attendance capacity for international events.
Acting for an international contracting joint venture in disputes arising out of unforeseen ground conditions in the EUR1.2bn redevelopment of an airport in the Russian Federation.
Acting for an international contracting joint venture as project counsel in the $40bn design and construction of a new LNG facility guiding the client through COVID related delays and mitigation strategy.
Acting for a contractor in claims and disputes arising out of the construction of a $10bn LNG project in Qatar.
Acting for a PPP project development company in claims and disputes with its contractor arising out of significant and widespread fire safety defects in the 4th largest Hospital in Europe.