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CONSTRUCTION LAW PRACTICE

Indubitably, every construction project is susceptible to high risks. Regardless of the time, commitment and resources invested in preparation of a construction project, it is seldom that it comes out perfect. More often, clients and contractors get dishevelled in disputes with a high potential for litigation. Due to the construction project’s complex nature, companies take precaution to limit the uncertainties for which they seek the counsel of leading law firms like STA.

STA’s construction law and real estate lawyers are pioneers in the field and provide sound guidance in Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Oman. Our lawyers have a significant understanding of all aspects of the engineering and construction industries, which also includes energy, infrastructure, manufacturing facilities. Our team is principally involved in negotiating contracts, tender documents and preparing bids regularly. Our lawyers are sought for providing strategic and result-oriented advice on the public, private partnership projects, risk management matters and administration transactions. Additionally, they allocate ample time to each case that ranges from issues involving a breach of contract to a property damage claim, litigation and dispute resolution, for results best suited to our clients.

Our lawyers are continually participating in a variety of trade organisations which ensures they are acquainted with the developments and evolving trends within the construction sector. STA’s top real estate lawyers have substantial experience in assisting and advising contractors and owners of construction projects in public and private sectors. Our expertise in this field has widened the scope of our client portfolio which comprises of some of the top companies in the GCC.

STA’s lawyers handle all complex cases with the efficiency which helps them surmount the challenges of the construction industry. For the success of our clients’ construction projects, our lawyers concoct contract documents that unequivocally coordinate the responsibilities and risks of the project. We assist in matters which include zoning and planning, environmental obligations, government and compliance issues, defective workmanship and much more. Since construction projects are prone to disputes that may arise at any stage of the project, our lawyers are well equipped to guide at each stage of the development to our clients. Our team of lawyers in Bahrain have more than sufficient experience in handling all legal matters in the construction sector.

Negotiating and Drafting Construction Contracts

Our lawyers are experts in drafting precise construction contracts. Our lawyers are also profoundly qualified negotiators. We are unparalleled with FIDIC which is the most internationally and domestically used contract form. Our lawyers strive to arrive at the best possible results for our clients through our unique and strategic approach while coordinating the risks and responsibilities to protect the interests of our client.

Claim Prevention and Risk Management

Our best construction lawyers in Bahrain allocate time and effort into understanding every phase of the construction project to foresee pitfalls from every perspective and employ risk management strategies. We also advise our clients on contract provisions which are more effective in protecting their interests from risks involved in this industry. Our risk management advice leads to probable savings for clients as they apply and implement procedures that work both in avoiding inherent pitfalls and also improve the documentation that is related to the same.

Construction Claim and Litigation

Our top construction lawyers in Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have substantial experience in all legal matters pertaining to construction and have successfully represented clients in all level of the court locally, as well as arbitrating internationally and domestically. We assist in delay and defect-related claims, payment claims, performance bonds, professional negligence claims, lien, tender protests, mediation, litigation and arbitration. We also assist in claims related to insurance, environmental, risk regulation and compliance.

We defend our clients obstinately. Our litigation and arbitration lawyers couple their experience and knowledge to bring expertise in representing our client through litigation and dispute resolution. Our lawyers concoct intelligent solutions and resolve all complicated matters professionally and proficiently.

Project Support and Representing Key Players

STA’s dedicated team of top construction attorneys in Bahrain and our other global offices counsel our clients during contract performance. Additionally, we assist in areas including administration of construction project, the appointment of contractors and dispute resolution.

STA has a rich history of representing clients of various kinds like architecture firms, engineers, cost consultants, project managers, and other design experts who work closely with systems like the design and build, design bid and build, fast-track or combination, during all phases of the construction project.

For all your legal concerns, please contact us so we can assist you in our best capacity.

Meet the Team

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Bruce H. Bokor
Bruce H. Bokor

Bruce H. Bokor

Partner , Clearwater Phone Number: (727) 461-1818 ext. 1030
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Clearwater
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Joel D. Bronstein
Joel D. Bronstein

Joel D. Bronstein

Partner , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 898-6691
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(727) 898-6691
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Tara Caney
Tara Caney

Tara Caney

Attorney , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 800-5980
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(727) 800-5980
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Susan W. Carlson
Susan W. Carlson

Susan W. Carlson

Partner , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 898-6692
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(727) 898-6692
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Joseph P. Covelli
Joseph P. Covelli

Joseph P. Covelli

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
Office Location
Tampa
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Michael T. Cronin
Michael T. Cronin

Michael T. Cronin

Partner , Clearwater Phone Number: (727) 461-1818 ext. 1055
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Clearwater
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Elizabeth J. Daniels
Elizabeth J. Daniels

Elizabeth J. Daniels

Partner , Clearwater Phone Number: (727) 461-1818 ext. 1060
Office Location
Clearwater
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Jeffrey M. Gad
Jeffrey M. Gad

Jeffrey M. Gad

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 501-3639
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(813) 501-3639
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Tampa
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Holger D. Gleim
Holger D. Gleim

Holger D. Gleim

Partner , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 898-6694
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(727) 898-6694
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Nicholas J. Grimaudo
Nicholas J. Grimaudo

Nicholas J. Grimaudo

Attorney , Clearwater Phone Number: (727) 461-1818 ext. 1090
Office Location
Clearwater
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Vitauts M. (‘Vit’) Gulbis
Vitauts M. (‘Vit’) Gulbis

Vitauts M. (‘Vit’) Gulbis

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
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Tampa
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Matthew A. Hatfield
Matthew A. Hatfield

Matthew A. Hatfield

Attorney , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 683-1270
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(727) 683-1270
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Michael A. Igel
Michael A. Igel

Michael A. Igel

Partner , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 483-5691
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(727) 483-5691
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs
Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs

Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs

Senior Counsel , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 800-5980
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(727) 800-5980
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Caitlein J. Jammo
Caitlein J. Jammo

Caitlein J. Jammo

Attorney , Clearwater Phone Number: (727) 461-1818 ext. 1115
Office Location
Clearwater
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William Kalish
William Kalish

William Kalish

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
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Tampa
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Michael G. Little
Michael G. Little

Michael G. Little

Partner , Clearwater Phone Number: (727) 461-1818 ext. 1135
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Clearwater
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Michael D. Magidson
Michael D. Magidson

Michael D. Magidson

Partner , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 800-5980
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(727) 800-5980
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Melodie “Dee” M. Menzer
Melodie “Dee” M. Menzer

Melodie “Dee” M. Menzer

Attorney , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 800-5980
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(727) 800-5980
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Philip Nodhturft, III
Philip Nodhturft, III

Philip Nodhturft, III

Attorney, St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 800-5980
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(727) 800-5980
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Michael J. Nolan, II
Michael J. Nolan, II

Michael J. Nolan, II

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
Office Location
Tampa
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Alexandra S. Peterson
Alexandra S. Peterson

Alexandra S. Peterson

Attorney, St. PetersburgTampa Phone Number: (727) 800-5980
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(727) 800-5980
Office Location
St. PetersburgTampa
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Peter A. Rivellini
Peter A. Rivellini

Peter A. Rivellini

Partner , Clearwater Phone Number: (727) 461-1818 ext. 1200
Office Location
Clearwater
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Joseph W.N. Rugg
Joseph W.N. Rugg

Joseph W.N. Rugg

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
Office Location
Tampa
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Philip M. Shasteen
Philip M. Shasteen

Philip M. Shasteen

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
Office Location
Tampa
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Thomas D. Sims
Thomas D. Sims

Thomas D. Sims

Attorney , St. Petersburg Phone Number: (727) 551-4652
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(727) 551-4652
Office Location
St. Petersburg
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Grant C. Sittig
Grant C. Sittig

Grant C. Sittig

Attorney , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
Office Location
Tampa
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Patrick A. Traber
Patrick A. Traber

Patrick A. Traber

Partner , Tampa Phone Number: (813) 225-2500
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(813) 225-2500
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Tampa
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