Karam is one of the firm’s founding partners and heads its infrastructure and projects practice. He is currently the firm’s administration partner.
Karam generally practises civil and commercial litigation. While a significant part of his area of practice involves building and construction law, the nature of the commercial disputes that he handles is diverse and covers a wide area of the law.
On the non-contentious front, Karam regularly advises clients on various legal and regulatory issues, and on documentation such as bonds, letters of intent, guarantees, warranties, indemnities, deeds of assignment, insurance policies, the various types of building and consultancy agreements, public-private partnership (“PPP”) projects and numerous types of commercial contracts. The contentious side of Karam’s practice regularly sees him appearing in the courts of law, before arbitral tribunals or in adjudications. Karam is also active in promoting non-confrontational dispute resolution procedures where he negotiates settlements on behalf of clients and/or represents them in mediations.
Karam is ranked as a Market-Leading Lawyer for Dispute Resolution by Asialaw Profiles, 2016-2019. He is also ranked as a Market-Leading Lawyer for Construction and Real Estate by Asialaw Profiles, 2018-2019.