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Rob Morson is the head of Construction and partner in Bowman Gilfillan’s Corporate Department. He specialises in construction and engineering law and is the Corporate Department Construction and Engineering Practice Area Manager. Rob also heads up the Bowman Gilfillan Construction Law Group.
Rob was admitted as an attorney in 1996 and has practiced in both the commercial and litigation fields. He has advised employers, contractors and consultants on contracts (both standard form and special purpose), disputes and other matters in connection with, inter alia, energy, port, mining and process plant projects (including waste treatment, cement, paper and acid plants and aluminium smelters), equipment supply, erection & refurbishment projects, fabricated steel supply and line-pipe supply projects and industrial and commercial property transactions. Rob has extensive experience in the use of FIDIC, NEC, JBCC and other standard forms.
Rob is ranked by both PLC Which Lawyer and by Best Lawyers in the field of Construction Law in South Africa.
Rob is currently advising clients on various process plant, mining and energy projects and is the lead lawyer to Eskom in connection with the new Medupi and Kusile Power Stations. Other clients for whom Rob acts include Airports Company South Africa, the City of Johannesburg, Barloworld, BHP Billiton, ENRC Pretoria Portland Cement and Xstrata Coal.
Specialists in all facets of business law, Bowman Gilfillan provides a comprehensive range of legal services designed to meet clients’ needs, and exceed their expectations.
As one of the oldest and largest law firms in Africa, we’re able to draw on a wide base of skills and expertise at all levels of experience and seniority to provide technically correct legal advice that makes business sense.
Our commitment to strategically sound advice requires that Bowman Gilfillan’s practitioners clearly understand client needs in the context of the broader issues at stake. By balancing these dynamics, and by applying our legal expertise, we provide effective, appropriate and efficient advice to solve the challenges our clients face. And to help create opportunities that move their enterprises forward.