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HFW continues to grow its construction practice with two new partners joining at the end of February 2017

23 February 2017

International law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) continues to expand its construction practice with the recruitment of Beau McLaren who has joined as a Partner in Dubai and Ben Mellors who has joined as a Partner in London.

Beau McLaren, who joins from Dentons, has worked in the Middle East for over 10 years. He will be based on our Dubai office and involved in work across the region, via HFW’s other Middle East offices in Saudi, Kuwait and Beruit.

Ben Mellors, who joins from Beale and Company Solicitors LLP, co-wrote the leading book on the FIDIC form of contract (FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice), the most commonly used contract for international infrastructure projects. He has considerable experience working on disputes on projects in the Middle East and Africa.

Max Wieliczko who leads HFW’s construction practice said: “We are delighted to welcome Beau and Ben to our international team. Their skills and experience build on our existing offering to clients, particularly in regards to our expertise within international arbitration, dispute resolution and contractual issues.”.