Gerhardt Will, Counsel, is an English Barrister with extensive experience in large construction contracts and arbitrations, particularly in the fields of power infrastructure (nuclear, wind and biomass).
Having first practiced as a Barrister in London, Gerhardt became one of the leading experts in the field of power infrastructure (nuclear, wind and biomass) legal matters. He managed one of the world’s largest construction arbitration disputes, and has conducted arbitration and ADR proceedings in jurisdictions as varied as Germany and Brazil.
Prior to joining Obeid & Partners, Gerhardt practiced as General Counsel of Areva UK and General Group Counsel of Areva SA.
Gerhardt holds a Master’s degree in Law degree from the University of Cambridge in England. He holds a diploma in Arbitration Law from the College of Law, London, and a Master of Arts from the University of Cape Town (English Literature). He was a Harmsworth Entrance Exhibitioner and a Diplock Scholar of Middle Temple, London, and a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar at the University of Cambridge.
Gerhardt is a member of the Middle Temple, and is an associate tenant at Cornerstone Barristers, London.
Gerhardt is fluent in English and has a professional working knowledge of French and Afrikaans.