Cristopher Farrar focuses his practice on drafting construction, engineering and architectural agreements, as well as service and operation-related contracts and oilfield transactions. Cristopher represents clients in a wide range of sophisticated and complex project development matters related to commercial, energy, oil and gas, power, renewable, manufacturing, chemical, pipeline, offshore, and infrastructure. He has extensive experience managing major matters involving capital improvements and large asset-based transactions ranging from $25 million to more than $8 billion.
Having served as in-house counsel for international engineering and construction companies, Cristopher is a trusted advisor and consultant on the development of construction projects by leading clients through the development and negotiation of project documents. He has significant experience on a broad range of transactions throughout the entire project cycle – from selection of the proper delivery system through punch list completion. He has drafted and negotiated bespoke agreements, including unique contractual agreements, as well as AIA and FIDIC industry forms. Cristopher has handled agreements for major projects in North and South America, the Middle East, Europe, Russia and Africa.
He regularly assists clients in resolving disputes through change orders, variations, litigation and all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Cristopher works closely with clients to identify and mitigate risks and resolve any disputes efficiently and effectively.
Cristopher frequently presents at conferences and seminars on topics related to risk allocation in construction contracts. He has also been recognized by Thomson Reuters and the Legal 500 for his experience and expertise.