Our construction team provides a full range of legal services to assist you in delivering projects in the most timely and cost effective manner. We provide practical solutions through our thorough understanding of the commercial pressures facing the construction industry and our clients.

We act for developers, asset managers, funders, owners, contractors, sub-contractors, government bodies, public authorities and private clients. We advise in relation to projects in the energy, infrastructure, marine engineering and shipbuilding, mining, hospitality and leisure, healthcare, technology, real estate, PRS and transportation sectors.

Our non-contentious team provides expertise in procurement, the structuring of projects, the negotiation of the full suite of contractual documents, development funding arrangements and risk allocation. Our contentious team provides expertise in risk management, dispute avoidance and the full spectrum of disputes resolution including adjudication, litigation, arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

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.

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