Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering Peace of mind, through experienced, trusted legal advisers

With a wealth of specialist experience between them, our Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering team provide reliable legal support to help bring your projects in on time and with minimum cost and disruption. The team advises on a broad range of contracts, projects and disputes.  We are legal specialists in construction, oil and gas, renewable energy, manufacturing, process engineering, utilities, transport and infrastructure.

The team works with clients on projects in the UK, mainland Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East in both private and public sector.

From risk avoidance through training, legal updates and contract advice, through to recovery of retentions and full-blown disputes, we can guide you. Whatever the scope of your project we offer a commercial, strategic approach from lawyers that won’t let you down.

We provide a “turn-key” service, advising on all aspects of infrastructure transactions. In addition, we have expertise in the major industry standard form construction and engineering contracts (including FIDIC, NEC, IChemE and JCT). We advise on all other commercial, financing, real estate and regulatory aspects of a deal including; advice on procurement, planning and environmental issues.

We believe in delivering transactions on time and in budget. As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are always seeking ways to run and manage deals more efficiently. This means we take a pragmatic approach to risk allocation and seek balanced commercial outcomes. Project management is also key to our service. We seek to become an integral part of our clients' project teams, ensuring that we share in the responsibility for the overall success of the deal.

We focus on:

  • Understanding your priorities and risk
  • Making sure your contracts  place you in the best possible position
  • Handling disputes effectively and efficiently

We advise on:

  • Engineering procurement and construction contracts, bespoke and standard form, including NEC, JTC, FIDIC, IChemE
  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • English Court proceedings
  • Mediation
  • International construction disputes
  • Negotiation and review of ancillary contract documentation
  • Risk management and contract advice
  • Seminars and legal updates


Key Contacts

Sarah Innes
Ammar Al-Tabbaa
Elizabeth Selby
Helena Orwin
Gary Carter
Chris Groves
Kevin Connell
Julie Forsyth
Stephanie McDonald
Jocelyn Taylor
Chris Scott
Jonathan Rogers
David Curd

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