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Katherine is a senior associate in HFW's international construction team.
She has extensive experience in renewables, heavy engineering and infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas, with a particular focus on dispute avoidance and dispute resolution. She is involved in a range of matters, including offshore wind, hydro power, road building projects, bridges, energy from waste, process plant, commercial and residential projects. Katherine has experience in all aspects of dispute resolution, including arbitration, litigation, adjudication and mediation. She has a particular interest in in dispute avoidance and ADR.
Prior to joining HFW, Katherine spent several months on site with a contractor on a project in Qatar, providing strategic commercial advice and working alongside local lawyers to bring and defend claims in the Qatari Courts and using Qatari ADR channels.
Katherine is a member of SCL, TeCSA and National Association of Women in Construction. Clients say: "Katherine Doran has a good understanding of both construction and business allowing her to provide an overall approach, rather than simply the application of the law" (Legal 500) and "She is a very good, astute lawyer. She picks up on the relevant details…in negotiating and drafting contracts… I find her very good in terms of analysing disputes and dealing with specific aspects of them." (Acritas Stars)
Katherine is qualified in Scotland and is accredited as a construction law specialist by the Law Society of Scotland.
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