Sasha Baker
Name: Sasha Baker
Firm Name: Hogan Lovells
Country: South Africa
Practice Area: Litigation

Telephone: +27 11 523 6233
Fax: +27 11 286 6901
Email: sasha.baker@hoganlovells.com

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Professional Biography:

Sasha Baker focuses on construction and commercial litigation. She represents parties to construction contracts in dispute resolution procedures including litigation, mediation, adjudication and arbitration. Her non-contentious construction practice includes providing advice in regard to EPC and EPCM contracts in various industries, as well as on performance guarantees, retention bonds and advance payment bonds.

In addition, Sasha advises employers, contractors, suppliers and professionals in the construction industry on various standard forms of contracts including NEC, FIDIC and JBCC. She has conducted multiple adjudications and arbitrations involving NEC form of contract. Professional indemnity insurance is another important aspect of her practice; she has advised on project insurance policies, professional indemnity and related insurance, as well as public liability insurance claims. Sasha has acted for numerous professionals such as engineers, quantity surveyors and architects, and has dealt with some of the largest professional indemnity insurance claims.

 

Hogan Lovells:

Change is happening faster than ever, and legal challenges come from all directions. To stay ahead, organizations need to anticipate what’s next. Hogan Lovells understands this and works together with its clients to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers around the world. With 2,500 lawyers on six continents, Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world’s most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions, and governments. The firm provides practical legal solutions that help clients identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Whether a client is expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, Hogan Lovells can help. The firm’s lawyers are straight talking. They understand and solve the problem before it becomes one. And they deliver clear and practical advice that gets the job done.

A fast-changing and interconnected world requires fresh thinking combined with proven experience. That’s what Hogan Lovells provides. Progress starts with ideas. And while imagination helps at every level, the firm’s legal solutions are aligned with each client’s business strategy. The firm’s experience in cross-border and emerging economies gives it the market perspective to be the global partner of choice for its clients. The team at Hogan Lovells brings a diverse variety of backgrounds and experience which delivers a broader perspective. This ultimately makes for more rounded thinking and better answers for clients. Giving back to communities and society is fundamental to good business. And, it’s part of the firm’s core. Everyone at Hogan Lovells is asked to volunteer at least 25 hours a year as part of their normal work duties.

 

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