Our Construction and Engineering sector expertise

Our lawyers have extensive experience across a wide range of sectors, including commercial, residential (including social housing and care homes), retail, leisure, and process engineering sectors.

We understand the complexities and nuances of different sectors, allowing us to provide targeted and effective legal solutions that address your specific needs.

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Our expertise in the Construction and Engineering sector

Our expertise in the Construction and Engineering sector

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£19m trade contract

Advising a sub-contractor in respect of a £19m trade contract in the City of London including risk profiling the contract and workshop on working within the contract terms in practice as it was a bespoke contract. Part of the purpose for this was so that the client was aware of the potential areas where disputes might arise during the project to enable them to be able to mitigate against them.

Contract and risk support

Acting for and working with in-house legal team of a global science and chemical company in connection with its projects to deliver its facilities in England and in Europe. This has included supporting the business units in choosing the most appropriate forms of contract and providing training on procurement and risk as necessary.

Termination of joint venture agreement

Advising a client in respect of its liabilities and ability to terminate a joint venture agreement regarding the removal of public telephone boxes throughout the UK. This involved a close interpretation of the agreement, collation of information from the client’s project manager and drafting a robust letter of termination. By understanding what the client wanted to achieve the termination was not challenged and therefore costly litigation was avoided.

Contract support for commercial client

Regular contact with the project manager and external contract administrator of commercial client, providing advice on matters such as contract interpretation in relation to extensions of time, damages, delay and disruption and supporting the client in any negotiations in order to avoid escalation of disputes.

Extension of time claim

Advice to client in connection with unfavourable evaluation of an extension of time claim, including working with the professional team on a successful rebuttal.

Frank Bouette
Helen Mead
Adam Williams
Peter Rainier

News and insights

Penalties for breaching environmental legislation

Insights

An overview of the environmental regulator’s approach to the enforcement and prosecution of environmental offences which outlines the potential penalties and other implications for a businesses who breaches environmental legislation

25/02/2015

Enforcing possession orders – how not to do it

Insights

We explain how not to enforce possession orders, as shown in London Borough of Southwark -v- AA [2014] EWHC 500 (QB)

29/09/2015