Martin Preston is a construction and projects partner based in Dubai.
Martin specialises in non-contentious construction and project finance transactions. Martin is also responsible for our climate change practice in the Middle East.
Martin has advised government authorities, lenders, project companies, employers and contractors on a wide range of projects encompassing wastewater, schools, roads, power stations, process plants and pipelines throughout Europe, South Africa and the Middle East.
Martin advised the sponsors TAV Havalimanlari Holding A.S, Saudi Oger Limited and Al Rajhi Holdings (the TIBAH Consortium) on the financing and construction of the US$1.2 billion expansion of Madinah Airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is the first full PPP (Public Private Partnership) project in Saudi Arabia and one of the largest infrastructure projects in the Middle East in 2012.
Martin is recognised as a key individual by Chambers & Partners Legal Directory 2013, which comments ‘Martin Preston's broad construction practice extends beyond the Middle East to Africa’.
Martin has been based in Dubai since 2001.