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Niel Coertse

Cornelius Coertse is counsel at the firm’s Doha office. He is a member of the Construction and Infrastructure practice group. 

This is a temporary biography. A complete biography will be available soon. 

Prior to joining the firm, Cornelius served as a construction engineering and projects senior associate at the Dubai and then Qatar offices of an international law firm. Through this role, Cornelius drafted various construction law related opinions under UAE, Bahraini, and Qatari laws, and provided clients with claims and contract management advice in relation to ongoing projects in the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, and Cyprus. In addition, Cornelius represented clients in ICC and DIFC-LCIA arbitrations, and reviewed claims and correspondence prepared by clients and/or claims consultants. He also advised clients on dispute avoidance and risk mitigation strategies, as well as peer-reviewed junior associates’ work.

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