Dawid Welgemoed

Email: dwelgemoed@keatingchambers.com

Tel: +44 (0)20 7544 2600

Dawid Welgemoed is an Advocate/Barrister in South Africa (Johannesburg Bar, Maisels Group) and an International Member of Keating Chambers, London. He specialize in all aspects of Engineering, Construction and related issues. He has extensive domestic and International experience in high value and complex disputes in High Courts, Arbitrations and Adjudications. He has been Counsel on matters, amongst others, relating to:

  • a gas pipeline in Oman (ICC)
  • a highway in the Middle East (ICC)
  • advising a multinational contractor on turbines ($40 000 000,00)
  • to advise on the world’s largest oxygen production plant, (many hundreds of millions USD)
  • a complete hospital (value $900 000 000)
  • review of a multinational tender for a new power plant (value $150 000 000.00)
  • Two Power Stations, acted for an international engineering venture. Claims of several hundred million USD
  • High Voltage Power Lines ( For an International Joint venture – value of claim $460 000 000.00)
  • multiple disruption Claims on a power plant ($20 000 000.00)
  • a Diamond Mine ( Value of claim $150 000 000.00)
  • a copper mine in Zambia (ICC)
  • a Desalination plant in Cape Town
  • Water reticulation systems
  • Numerous pipeline disputes – Marion island
  • Nuclear material (acted for a Chinese law firm)
  • many matters involving roads construction
  • a Sports stadium
  • Locomotive repairs (Merger valued at R1 billion)
  • Racing cars
  • Several shipbuilding matters
  • Buffalo Genetics
  • a Floating harbour (several Hundred million USD)
  • High value residential houses
  • Housing developments
  • Credit models ( R1 billion/ per annum)
  • Banking electronics
  • Bridge Construction
  • Electricity software
  • multi discipline engineering disputes
  • International fishing quotas and fishing rights
  • several mining matters in the value of many hundred million USD
  • He has been counsel of choice for the family of a Nobel Peace prize winner and several International High Value clients
  • He has been a guest lecturer on aspects of construction law, adjudication and arbitration in several countries
  • Acted for Omani, Chinese, British, Singaporian, German, Japanese, Indian, and Swiss International clients
  • He was Counsel in numerous Professional Indemnity Claims for Architects, Engineers and Contractors
  • General Commercial work includes, amongst others, Cross border Swiss Trust litigation,and advising on a credit model in excess of R1 billion
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