Marc Sukkar specialises in construction law and all forms of dispute resolution. Marc represents owners and employers, developers, architects, engineers, designers, contractors and subcontractors on projects, mega projects and complex cross border transactions relating to a broad range of construction and infrastructure works. In addition, Marc has extensive experience in providing advice on common and civil law matters within Australia, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. Information about the projects that Marc has acted or advised on can be found here.
Marc has advised government and private entities, members of Middle Eastern Royal families, high net worth individuals and some of Australia’s top 100 companies appearing before Australian and international courts, the ICC, in ad hoc arbitrations, mediations and adjudications relating to luxury developments and high value construction disputes.
Prior to establishing Ferrer Lawyers, Marc was a partner with US law firm, Holland & Knight and Lalive in Qatar, a Swiss law firm. In Australia, Marc previously practiced construction law with various leading law firms for over a decade. Internationally, Marc served as head of construction, projects, energy and dispute resolution for Salam International Investment Limited in Qatar and head of projects and disputes for Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of the Qatar Foundation, in charge of all legal affairs and contracting disputes for the Msheireb Downtown Doha mega project.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London)
MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, with merit (King’s College London)
LLM Oil and Gas Law, with distinction (RGU)
Diploma in Law, with merit (USYD)
Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice (UTS)
Notarial Practice Course (College of Law)
Diploma in Building & Construction (Building), MBA
Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building), TAFE
Statement of Attainment Internal Waterproofing, MBA
Demolition Supervision 1 & 2, TAFE