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Jodie Martyndale-Howard, Associate

Jodie works alongside Paula Boast and advises on local and international construction claims management, disputes, litigation and arbitrations throughout the Middle East region.

Jodie Martyndale-Howard, Associate

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Jodie has worked advising on Contractor to Employer and Sub-Contractor to Main Contractor claims relating to issues from delays, variations, termination, as well as design and quality issues.
In addition, Jodie assists with drafting of construction contracts such as EPC Turnkey, Design & Build as well as subcontracts, using both bespoke forms and regionally recognised standards including the FIDIC 1999 and 2017 suites


  • Advising a major Bahraini Contractor in respect of an arbitration under the BCDR Rules as well as claims in the Court of Urgent Matters, First Instance and Court of Appeal by a subcontractor.
  • Advising a major Bahraini Contractor in respect of various claims relating to projects in Bahrain and the UAE including the production of extension of time claims, proceedings in the UAE Courts and potential arbitration proceedings.
  • Advising a consortium in respect of claims arising out of the development and construction of an IWPP plan in Bahrain.
  • Advising a major Greek contractor in respect of its claims relating to a major mixed use development in Cyprus including in respect of potential UNCITRAL Arbitration proceedings.
  • Advising Bemco in their ICC arbitration proceedings relating to Dukhan Road East Project regarding variations, termination and counterclaims.
  • Assisting with providing analysis of claims for a construction dispute in relation to Employer delays coupled with Contractor quality issues arising out of design.
  • Providing advice in relation to delays and possible termination of construction contracts to include assessment of claims arising out of said termination.
  • Assisting with claims and disputes in the courts of England & Wales involving Middle Eastern registered companies and nationals.