Sasha’s expertise falls within the scope of construction, engineering, energy and commercial law. She advises employers, contractors and professionals in the construction industry on bespoke contracts, and various standard forms of contracts being NEC, FIDIC and JBCC and project specific contracts, including EPC, operations and maintenance and EPCM contracts. This experience includes advising on, drafting, reviewing and negotiating these contracts.
In addition to her front-end construction and engineering experience, Sasha represents parties involved in dispute resolution procedures including litigation, mediation, adjudication and arbitration, under ICC rules, Association of Arbitrators, Arbitration Foundation of South Africa and UNICTRAL Rules. Sasha also has experience on performance guarantees, retention guarantees, parent company guarantees, and advance payment guarantees.
Sasha has further acted for engineers, quantity surveyors, and architects whereby providing advice on project insurance policies, professional indemnity including public liability insurance claims.
Zimbabwe Power Station
Advising the developer of a 660MW coal-fired power station in Zimbabwe on all aspects relating to the construction and operation and maintenance contracts.
South African Mining Companies
Advising the two top-tier mining companies in South Africa on all aspects, particularly in respect of cost and delay issues out of the design, construction and operation and maintenance contracts.
Bespoke and Standard form contracts
Advising developers, owners, contractors, professionals and suppliers on various projects, on bespoke contracts as well as standard form contracts, which include FIDIC contracts (red, yellow and silver books), NEC2, NEC3 and JBCC. This experience spans over various sectors, such as mining, energy and civil construction.
Litigation in connection with a water treatment sewage project in Plumtree District, Zimbabwe.
Natural Gas Pipeline
Litigation (acting on behalf of the insurers) in connection with the Queensland Curtis Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline.
Bakwena Platinum Toll Highway
Litigation in connection with the rehabilitation of the Bakwena Platinum Toll Highway (Pretoria, South Africa to Botswana border road rehabilitation)