We understand that time, cost and
appropriate risk allocation are crucial to the success of any
construction project. Failure to address these issues can result in
costly disputes. Where disputes do occur, we understand the need to
find a speedy and commercial solution.
Clients come to us for our in-depth
understanding of the building and engineering industries and
construction law. Our clients range from employers, contractors,
developers and funders to consultants and government agencies.
The Construction Group
comprises two partners and seven assistant solicitors,
engaged in both contentious and non-contentious work.
We have been advising on major
commercial developments and projects for many years, from the
development and construction of commercial, residential and
mixed-use premises and leisure centres, to chemical and industrial
plants and other infrastructure projects such as power stations,
offshore structures, pipelines and wind farms.
In recent years, we have also been
acting for public bodies and private sector contractors on PFI
projects for new accommodation, housing, transport links,
technology services and other infrastructure developments.
Our contentious advice includes
advising on all aspects of dispute resolution in relation to
construction and engineering projects.
We represent our clients in the High
Court, before all major arbitral bodies, in mediation and in
Our experience includes:
- hotel and restaurant
- retail parks
- leisure centres
- office blocks
Our experience also includes
contentious issues arising in relation to a wide range of
other infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas, such as:
- industrial and manufacturing
- power stations
- offshore structures