Our team has extensive knowledge of the construction sector and provides clients with practical, strategic and commercial legal advice.

We act for national and regional contractors and commercial / residential developers on a wide range of non-contentious and contentious matters.

Our areas of expertise

Non-contentious construction

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising upon construction
    contracts and ancillary documents
  • Building contracts (in standard and bespoke form)
    Professional appointments
  • Collateral warranties
  • Performance bonds
  • Parent company guarantees
  • Construction finance documents
  • Maintenance contracts

Contentious construction

  • Dispute avoidance and dispute management strategies
  • Manoeuvring disputes to negotiated settlement
  • Alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") mechanisms
  • Representing clients in formal actions of adjudication,
    arbitration and court proceedings in the Technology and
    Construction Court
  • High value technical disputes
  • Disputes on heavy infrastructure, power generation,
    rail and renewable energy projects, on a national and
    international scale

Key contacts

Mike Waring Partner T:01242 541006 M:07741 242898
Tom Phillips Partner T:01242 541001 M:07894 174009
Deborah Ritchie Partner T:01332 497610 M:07824 862252
Steve Webb Solicitor T:01242 545017 M:07436 106100