Simon Pratt is a leading commercial litigation and dispute resolution lawyer in South Africa, with extensive experience in construction and engineering, insurance, insolvency and liquidations, and general commercial litigation.
Acting for South African-based listed (and large unlisted) construction companies, he also represents companies providing auxiliary services in the construction and mining industry.
With extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution procedures, and recognized by Legal 500 EMEA in this area, Simon has conducted significant arbitrations for major local and international corporate clients (both listed and unlisted).
Simon provides engineering and construction law advice and conducts adjudications and arbitrations on various bespoke contracts and on the standard form engineering and construction contracts. These include the FIDIC, NEC and JBCC suite of contracts, as well as the general conditions of contract for construction works sanctioned by the South African Institution of Civil Engineering.