Marc represents stakeholders in various industries relating to complex cross border transactions; construction and infrastructure; corporate affairs; sophisticated financial, cyber, money laundering and white collar crimes; and global asset identification and recovery in family law matters.
Prior to establishing Ferrer Lawyers, Marc was a partner with LALIVE in Qatar a network partner of LALIVE Switzerland and US law firm, Holland & Knight. Marc previously practiced in Australia with various leading law firms (1996-2008) and served as head of construction, projects, energy and dispute resolution for Salam International Investment Limited in Doha (2010-2011) and head of projects and disputes for Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of the Qatar Foundation, in charge of all legal affairs and commercial disputes for the Msheireb Downtown Doha mega project (2011-2012). Information about the mega projects that Marc has acted or advised on can be found here.
|2017 – 2019
|Chairman of Tria Australia, part of the Tria Group, Spain www.triaingenieria.com/
|2010 – 2014
|Senior member of the legislative committee of the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre and ADR Committee to carry out a review of adjudication with a comparative analysis of best international practice and under the direction of its ADR Committee draft laws, rules and regulations for the State of Qatar to be promulgated by the Emir, Heir Apparent and Prime Minister in the area of adjudication in the construction industry.
|2010 – 2011
|Commissioned by the Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland, Engineers Ireland, the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland and the Society of Chartered Surveyors to carry out a review of adjudication laws and best international practice and draft the Construction Contracts Bill for Senator Feargal Quinn of House of the Oireachtas.
|Thomson Reuters, lead author and contributor.
Published and distributed by Wildy, Simmonds & Hill of London this treatise offers a comprehensive coverage and systematic study of the principles, rules and legal aspects that regulate arbitration in the Lebanon with a comparative analysis of English and French arbitration laws and other leading arbitral rules.
Marc has written extensively on construction law and related topics including:Construction
- Privity of contract
- Property defects and subsequent third party purchasers
- EU procurement rules
- Most forms of international construction contracts
- Challenging and enforcing adjudication decisions
- Mediation in the GCC
- Dispute boards
- Impediments to arbitration in Lebanon
- Jurisdictional challenges
- Setting aside and enforcement of awards
- Allegations of fraud
- Barriers to renewable energy
- Risk management in international oil and gas contracts
- Environmental aspects of oil and gas law
- CSR, M&A and corporate governance
Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru/Sociedad Peruana de Derecho de la Construcción/Solución de Controversias en el Sector de la Construcción
|22 – 23 May 2013
|Statutory Adjudication in New South Wales, Australia
|Adjudication and other ADR methods: are these the best practices to follow elsewhere?
Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution - American Arbitration Association
|13 – 14 February 2013
|Abu Dhabi, UAE
|3rd Annual William C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot
United Arab Emirates University College of Law
|Abu Dhabi, UAE
|Essentials of Arbitration and Litigation
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London & Australia)
- Society of Construction Law (Australia & UK)
- King’s College Construction Law Association