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Providing complete legal support

Within the large and complex sectors of construction & infrastructure, energy, and mining, the Global Construction & Infrastructure Legal Alliance offers its clients a variety of services to aid and assist with any case, project or issue. Its five member firms are well-known experts within their respective areas of expertise and their combined experience and knowledge provides our clients with an extensive package of integrated services that can successfully manage even the most complex and high-profile cases and projects. 

GcilA's lawyers and practitioners are highly skilled and well-experienced within their respective areas of expertise. Services that we offer include claims management, dispute resolution, contract management, construction insurance, concession and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects and others. Our lawyers are regularly recognized by institutions such as the Legal 500 guide, Chambers and Partners USA and France and Who’s Who Legal as some of the best practitioners and leading advocates in their respective areas of expertise. Our extensive international experience in the respective service areas is documented in our portfolio list. Explore our experience and discover which major projects, cases and training programs were managed and held by member firms of the Global Construction & Infrastructure Legal Alliance (GcilA).

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If you have found the service that you require to successfully manage your project or to help you resolve your issue and settle your case, than do not hesitate to contact us and we will discuss the ideal approach to successfully manage your project or take care of your case.

Dispute Resolution

Disputes of any kind are rarely gratifying or preferable, but sometimes they simply cannot be avoided. 

The team at the Global Construction & Infrastructure Legal Alliance (GcilA) takes great pride in providing our clients with the most innovative approach to any problem they might encounter when it comes to the management and resolution of disputes.

Concession & PPP Projects

As part of our expertise, the Global Construction & Infrastructure Legal Alliance (GcilA), concession and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects represent one of the largest areas of intervention.  

Concessions and PPPs are complex projects that require GcilA's in-depth understanding of the institutional, legal and socio-economic framework, so that we can ensure a sucessful project for all clients.

Advisory Services

We encourage clients to contact us at the earliest stage in any project, dispute, or case, so that we can help the client immdiately. 

GcilA understands that some clients might not need immediate legal support, which is why we offer advisory services to any of our clients who require prompt and immediate consultation.


GcilA is a strong believer in avoiding, mediating and resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution (ADR). 

However, if it comes to the point where one party files a law suit, we have the experience and expertise to advise and assist our clients through the complicated process of litigation in court.


The Global Construction & Infrastructure Legal Alliance (GcilA) offers its clients an experienced team of international claims experts.  

GcilA focuses on the key factors for effective and efficient claims preparation and management including investigation of key issues in a dispute and preparing appropriate documentation.

Contract Management

GcilA has a team of highly-skilled and experienced experts in contract management that have had a long involvement in this service area.

Systematically and efficiently managing contracts for the purpose of maximizing financial and operational performance and minimizing risk requires a keen and precise negotiation and implementation.

Government Contracts

GcilA is experienced in working with governments in the partners' respective countries and other countries worldwide.  

We specializes in all facets of government contracting, including procurement, contract administration, claims preparation and evaluation, negotiations, dispute resolution and litigation.

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GcilA's Marc Frilet recognized by @whoswholegal as one of the leading #construction #lawyers in France.
Seminar 24 June: Intl. #Construction #Law: Bridging Common And Civil Law; is standardisation possible? More at:
Take a look at Watt Tieder's most recent newsletter including a two-page spread about GcilA.
ICLA holds it's inaugural seminar in Paris. Speakers include GcilA's Marc Frilet, Jack Tieder & Wolfgang Breyer.
New Project Spotlight: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. #litigation #construction
GcilA developed a unique Knowledge Center that aggregates over 600 documents, files and presentations. Read more:
Join us for our workshop in November. Speakers include Michel Démarre, Marc Frilet, Wolfgang Breyer, and more. #law
Take a look at the upcoming events with #GcilA participation. #construction #training
Breyer Rechtsanwälte joins the Global Construction & Infrastructure Legal Alliance! - #construction #law #Alliance
Our member firm Karila Société d’Avocats launched its brand new website, available in English and French.
New Project Spotlight: Watt Tieder represented SWAI in arbitration proceedings in Taiwan | | #disputes #arbitration
The @MEDEF_I hosts the formal launch of the International Centre of Excellence on PPP policies, law and institutions.
CBIC & CICA conference on infrastructure/PPP in Brazil. GcilA's Marc Frilet and Chris Wright were expert speakers.