Construction

Our construction 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

Meet the team

Mike Waring Partner T:+44 (0) 1242 541 006 M:+44 (0) 7741 242 898
Tom Phillips Partner T:+44 (0) 1242 541001 M:+44 (0) 7894 174009
Deborah Ritchie Partner T:+44 (0) 1332 497610 M:+44 (0) 7824 862252
Andy Bailey Partner T:+44 (0) 1782 338835 M:+44 (0) 7803 951103
Kate Clarke Partner T:+44 (0) 1782 338848 M:+44 (0) 7813 098229
Steve Webb Solicitor T:+44 (0) 1242 545017 M:+44 (0) 7436 106100
Krystal Gibbins Trainee Solicitor T:+44 (0) 1242 524848
Rebecca Jenkins Trainee Solicitor T:+44 (0)1242 524848