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Ellis Baker
Head of Construction & Engineering Practice Group at WHITE & CASE


Ellis Baker is Global Head of White & Case’s market-leading Construction & Engineering practice. He is a leading authority on construction law and lead author of FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice, the principal construction text covering the whole suite of major FIDIC forms
of contract. Ellis is independently recognised for both his project and disputes work and is one of the few individuals ranked Band 1 for both the “Construction: International Arbitration” and “Construction: Contentious” categories by Chambers UK. He is also the only lawyer named as a Leading Individual in both the “Construction: Contentious” and “Construction: Non-Contentious” categories by Legal 500 UK. Ellis has advised developers, contractors, consultants and lenders
on projects in more than 30 countries across five continents, including power stations, oil & gas installations, mining & metals facilities, process plants, transport infrastructure and commercial developments. Originally a barrister, Ellis also acts as lead advocate for the disputes on which he is instructed.

Agenda Sessions

  • COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Construction & Engineering Industries – Reflections on Construction Law, Contract Administration Challenges, and FIDIC's Response