Deonn Fourie

Head of Operations, South Africa

BLC, LLB and AAArb

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Deonn is a partner and admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa who specialises in all aspects of Construction, Mining and Engineering Law. He is an associate member of the Association of Arbitrators of Southern Africa. He has for the last 17 years been involved in construction disputes involving major projects, prior to being employed by a successful Durban legal practice where he was head of the civil litigation department. He specialises in all aspects of construction related court litigation, adjudication, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution procedures. 

He has a wide range of knowledge and expertise in respect of all aspects related to contractual claims, disputes and matters related to construction agreements such as NEC, JBCC, GCC, FIDIC as well as bespoke agreements. 

Deonn assists various national and international clients in the building, construction, mining, engineering, petrochemical, oil and gas disciplines with effective and successful resolution of disputes in various forums, from contract conclusion phase to completion phase.

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