Key Experience

  • Concentrates on high-value, technical and complex international arbitration.

Practice

Brendan Casey is a litigator representing clients in high-stakes international arbitration, often in Construction / Infrastructure disputes with notable experience in the Oil and Gas sector.

Representative Work

  • Representing a major Russian oil company in disputes arising out of an Engineering and Procurement Contract in Uzbekistan. Issues in dispute include liquidated damages; concurrent delay and defects correction.
  • Successfully represented a major Russian oil company in disputes arising out of an EPC Contract on its concession in West Qurna, Iraq. Issues in dispute included complex import / customs compliance; design obligations arising from FEED and clarification / correction of arbitral awards.
  • Represented a U.S. independent upstream oil and gas company in disputes arising out of a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Issues in dispute included availability of security for costs under the UNCITRAL 1976 Rules; cost recovery; and complex Exploration / Development Plans for unconventional plays.
  • Represented a Middle-Eastern joint venture contractor in relation to claims arising out of one of the largest construction projects undertaken in the CIS. Issues included the scope of Employer disclosure obligations and significant Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs).
  • Acted for a Middle-Eastern consortium in ICC arbitral proceedings stemming from breaches of a supply agreement for a large infrastructure project in Turkey. Issues included “unknown” ground conditions and complex civil code interpretation.

Speeches

Languages

English
French