Our fully integrated engineering, projects and construction team work against the backdrop of our firm's strong sector focus. We act for government bodies, lenders, contractors, owners and developers. We advise on projects and disputes in the energy and infrastructure, marine engineering and shipbuilding, mining, hospitality and leisure, healthcare, technology, real estate and transportation sectors.
Our team is valued for its commercial focus and in-depth market knowledge. We help our clients structure projects and analyse risk. We negotiate and draft documentation and tendering procedures. We undertake transactional due diligence and, where necessary, provide advisory support and clarity when projects are in development. We offer the full spectrum of forms of formal and informal dispute resolution including litigation, international and domestic institutional and ad-hoc arbitration, adjudication, dispute boards, expert determination, mediation and negotiation.
We provide everything you need to deliver successful projects from conception to completion and beyond.
Notable deals / highlights
Advised the Highways Agency on its innovative Category Management procurement framework with a combined estimated value in excess of £20bn across the five frameworks based on the NEC3 forms of contract.
Advised the Ministry of Communications in Turkmenistan on the civil works contracts for the construction of two satellite control base stations in the country by a Dubai-based contractor under the FIDIC form of contract.
Acted for the successful party in a number of reported decisions in the Technology and Construction Court, including the recent case of Jerram Falkus Construction Ltd v Fenice Investments Inc [No 4] providing authority on a number of provisions of the JCT forms of contract.
Advised Solaris Developments and B&W Energy on a number of renewable energy projects, including advising on contracts for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of three major solar-powered installations on Thames Water sites.
Advised BP on a number of projects, including in relation to a high-profile fuel storage plant and the construction of a new facility using modular construction technologies.