Partner

Construction

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Partner

Construction

Expertise

Jocelyn is a highly experienced construction solicitor (dealing with both contentious and non-contentious matters), having practised for more than 35 years. She is known for sensible pragmatic advice under pressure, and for working with clients to deliver solutions to complex solutions within a fixed budget.

In addition to her client work, Jocelyn is a former Vice Chair of the Society of Construction Law and a Regional Coordinator for Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.  She also sits on the Committee and is a former Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Midlands) and has been a visiting Fellow in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University.

Jocelyn Advises

  • Owner managed businesses to international corporates
  • Developers
  • Contractors
  • Sub-contractors

Experience Highlights

  • 2004 to 2012 Elected Council member, and for 2011 Vice Chair of the Society of Construction Law
  • 1999 to date Regional Coordinator (Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire / South Yorkshire) Society of Construction Law
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • 2008 to date member of the Committee for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Midlands branch), Chair (until 2016)
  • Member of the Adjudication Society
  • Member of the Derby and District Rail Forum
  • Member of Derby Interact

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Consultant, Everyman Legal, 2011–15
  • Partner, Nelsons Solicitors, 2000–11
  • Consultant, Geldards LLP, 1998–2000
  • Sole Practitioner, J E Taylor, 1994–2000
  • Partner (Head of Construction), Eversheds, 1988–94
  • Associate Solicitor, Slaughter and May, 1984–86

Education

  • 1981 Law Society Finals
  • 1980 Cambridge University Postgraduate LLB 2.1 (now re-designated LLM)
  • 1976–79 University of Sussex (BA Hons Law)

Professional Qualifications:

  • 1983 admitted as a solicitor
  • 1996 Fellowship awarded of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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UK Contact

+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
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Germany Contact

+49 30 220 131-000 centralservices@gunnercooke.de