Recognised as a “Leader in his field” by Chambers Global, 2013
Recommended by Legal 500, 2013
Recognised by The International Who’s Who of Lawyers, 2012
Recognised by PLC Which Lawyer, 2012
“Construction expert Anthony Edwards is singled out for his vast domestic and international experience. He demonstrated an excellent understanding of the issues at hand and integrity in dealing with us as a client, always explaining the risk involved and the pros and cons of any issues being discussed. His legal knowledge and skills are beyond question." sources say Chambers Global, 2013
Anthony is a “smart litigator with an eagle eye” Legal 500, 2012, he “represents a number of Hadef & Partners’ most significant clients in construction related disputes” Chambers Global, 2012
After 35 years specialisation, Anthony is a leading advisor in engineering and construction law. He acts for developers, funders, contractors, major sub contractors and consultants across the entire commercial development spectrum.
Anthony undertakes contract drafting and amendments and advises on procurement methodology as well as on bond, guarantee, warranty and insurance documentation. In the UAE market, Anthony advises extensively on the FIDIC model forms of constructor contracts and consultant appointments.
He represents clients in all aspects of dispute resolution, including in court, in arbitration, conciliation, mediation and adjudication, both on shore and internationally. In Dubai, he is a registered advocate in the DIFC Courts and a panel arbitrator at DIAC. Anthony specialises in time, cost and quality issues, including delay and penalty damages, extensions of time, loss and expense, variation, payment and final account claims and in relation to design and workmanship failures, defects and maintenance period matters.
Anthony holds a law degree and MA from Cambridge University and is qualified as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. He is a member of the English Law Society.