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Simon Pratt_Lawyer_Johannesburg

Simon Pratt *

Partner Fasken
Clients appreciate our multidisciplinary and team approach, particularly with regard to large construction projects.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 1986
Language(s) English
Office(s) Johannesburg
*Fasken Martineau is incorporated in South Africa as Bell Dewar Inc. (Registration No. 1995/004675/21). The term ‘partner’ in relation to Fasken Martineau is used to refer to a partner of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP who is also a director, employee or consultant of Bell Dewar Inc. with equivalent standing and qualifications.

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.

  • The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa, The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa
  • Chambers & Partners, Chambers & Partners
The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa Recognised as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 EMEA in Construction (2015 - 2017 edition) and Dispute Resolution (2017 edition).
Chambers & Partners Chambers & Partners Recognised in Chambers & Partners as a leading lawyer within the field of Construction and is commended by his peers for being "a very good construction litigation attorney" (2016 - 2017 edition).
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  • Diploma, Alternative Dispute Resolution University of Pretoria
  • LLB Rhodes University
  • BA Rhodes University


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