Timothy Baker is a Director in our Dispute Resolution practice and in the International Arbitration sector. He has experience in construction, infrastructure, energy disputes, commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution (mediation/arbitration), insurance, insolvency prceedings (including business rescue) and Africa/English law disputes.
Timothy specialises in high-end, complex, contractual and commercial disputes. He is adept in all forms of litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including arbitration and mediation.
Timothy has considerable experience in the construction/infrastructure/energy space. He also handles disputes and enforcement of claims in African jurisdictions, in particular where the contracts in question are subject to English law. He is also experienced in all aspects of insolvency, in particular liquidations and business rescues, and insurance claims (with a focus on subrogated claims/third party recoveries).
In addition, Timothy has experience negotiating and advising on various forms of construction contracts, including NEC, GCC, JBCC and FIDIC-based EPC and O&M contracts, in particular in relation to infrastructure/energy projects. His disputes experience is invaluable in assessing and negotiating key terms and risk items relating to such projects.
Timothy is dual qualified (South African attorney; solicitor of England & Wales), and has experience in the English courts.
Timothy joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Director in 2017.