Andrew Sarraf is an Australian qualified senior associate. Clients turn to him for his experience in acting for owners and contractors on construction and energy projects globally, with a particular emphasis on international arbitration. Andrew has represented clients in a wide range of high value and profile matters arising out of projects in the Middle East, the USA, the UK, Asia and Australia in disputes under the ICC, LCIA, DIAC, AAA and ad hoc rules.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Andrew worked at a leading US disputes firm in London.

Spoken Languages

  • Arabic
  • English


  • Representing a state-owned entity in a large-scale multi-billion pound, London seated, Qatari law governed, arbitration (ICC Rules) in respect of the construction of a large hospital in Doha, Qatar.*
  • Acting for a contractor in an English law governed, ICC dispute relating to the exclusive off take of large quantities of seamless steel products in Saudi Arabia.* 
  • Acting in an AAA arbitration on behalf of the Owner of a large hospital project in Los Angeles, California in respect of disputes concerning delays and defects to the project.*
  • Representing a UK based subsidiary to a major global power company in relation to an English law governed, LCIA arbitration arising from the management and operation of various solar power sites across the United Kingdom.*
  • Acting for a state-owned entity in two separate ICC arbitrations in respect of the construction of a railway project in the Middle East.*
  • Acting for the Owner in an ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of a solar power plant in Qatar.*
  •  Advising a Malaysian entity in relation to the construction of a medical facility in Malaysia.*

*experience gained prior to joining Mayer Brown



  • Australia


  • High Court of Australia
  • Supreme Court of Victoria