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Ulrich Jünemann Head of the International Construction Team at HOCHTIEF

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Ulrich Jünemann has been In-house legal counsel with the HOCHTIEF Group since 1995. During this time, he has acted as legal counsel in a leading role within the company in the execution of major international building, civil engineering and infrastructure projects (up to values of US$1.50 billion), mainly in South Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Ulrich has experience in all methods of project procurement including traditional, PPP and PFI. He has a broad experience of working with standard and bespoke forms of construction contracts and especially, FIDIC-based contracts, mainly Red-and Yellow Book. His experience encompasses all phases of project implementation, from the tender stage, through to project close-out including contract negotiations, procurement and main and subcontract implementation. He also has extensive experience in dispute resolution procedures under litigation, mediation, adjudication including statutory adjudication, arbitration (including ICC/UNCITRAL Rules) and under Dispute Adjudication Boards (example FIDIC) standing and ad-hoc and also DRB procedures. In 2004, Ulrich was appointed as head of the Hochtief Legal International department. In 2014 (to 2016), he was deployed by the Hochtief company as Head of Legal to the operations in Santiago/Chile dealing with a substantial number of complex, hydro and conventional power mega projects. From 2004 until 2014, Ulrich Jünemann was a Member of the European International Contractors “Working Group Contract Conditions” advising members on international forms of contracts, dispute procedures etc. and working in liaison and cooperation with international contracts drafting committees such as FIDIC Contracts Committee including contractor review and recommendations in respect of the post 1999 FIDIC “rainbow” suite of revised FIDIC contracts.

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