Profile: Ermelinda Beqiraj

Ermelinda Beqiraj

Ermelinda Beqiraj

Partner

Specialism: Forensic services disputes

Ermelinda advises clients and their legal advisors in disputes arising from breaches of contract, transactions (including breach of warranty claims) and investment treaties, in a range of sectors including: energy, mining, telecoms, financial services, construction, transport, healthcare and consumer products. She has a particular focus on disputes arising in emerging markets, particularly Central & Eastern Europe.

Ermelinda is also experienced in advising clients during the sale or purchase of businesses, in respect of the preparation and review of completion accounts or earn-out statements, as well as throughout the expert determination process.

Highlights of Ermelinda's experience include:

  • Assisting a client in the assessment of damages arising from the breach of a PPP contract for the construction of a railway in South Korea (ICC Arbitration).
  • Providing assistance to a multinational company involved in international arbitration (under LCIA rules) related to delays and disruption to the construction of a grain processing plant.
  • Providing assistance to a Swiss multinational company involved in international arbitration (under ICC rules) related to delays and disruption suffered during the construction of a power plant in Greece.
  • Assisting a large Russian conglomerate in international arbitration proceedings related to the dissolution of a joint venture agreement and establishing whether the assets transferred to the joint-venture had been overstated through fraud or other malpractice.
  • Advising the acquirer of a luxury goods business in relation to a major Completion Accounts dispute.
  • Advising the vendor of an engineering business in relation to disputed earn-out accounts.

Principal industry sector experience:

  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Retail and Consumer
  • Industrial Products