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Gavin M. Witcombe

Baker & McKenzie Limited
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Gavin Witcombe is a partner in the Firm's Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice Group in Bahrain, where he has practiced since 2009. Mr Witcombe has 25 years of experience practicing law and has presented on construction issues at various conferences including Qatar Projects 2012. He is a member of the Australian-Bahrain Business Group and the Society of Construction Law (Gulf Division).

Practice Focus

Mr. Witcombe practices in all areas of construction law. He is involved in front-end engineering and construction work, including major infrastructure, mining and processing projects. He has acted for government departments, owners, financiers and contractors in drafting and negotiating contract documentation. He also has extensive experience in litigation and other forms of dispute resolution including mediation, expert determination, arbitration and adjudication.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Western Australia - Member
  • Society of Construction Lawyers - Gulf Division
  • Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia - Member
  • Australian - Bahrain Business Group - Member


  • Western Australia~Australia (2006)
  • High Court of Australia~Australia (2006)
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales~Australia (1985)


  • University of Sydney (LL.B.) (1985)


  • English

Previous Offices

  • Sydney