Kerur was named by the publication in the number one position for lawyers. With more than 25 years of experience, he has advised both government and private sector clients on public and privately procured infrastructure and development projects, primarily in the Middle East and India. He has advised on some of the most important airports, road and rail networks, power plants, commercial and residential developments, oil and gas facilities, water supply plants, hotels and education facilities throughout the Middle East and Indian subcontinent.
Kerur has also driven the firm’s strategy in the region for over four years and has played a pivotal role in the growth of the business in the UAE.
This is the fifth consecutive year that Kerur has been named to this list.
Reed Smith advises on projects of all types and sizes, particularly real estate (including commercial, industrial, and mixed-used developments) and public-private partnerships.
Every year since 2020, Reed Smith has been ranked by the Legal 500 EMEA guide in Tier 1 for United Arab Emirates Construction. The firm was also named as UAE Construction Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Middle East Awards in 2022.
To compile the Power List, Construction Week consults with a panel of industry experts across the MENA region to rank the individuals and their respective organisations based on a point system. Questionnaires are also distributed to gather further information on achievements in the preceding 12 months.