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Construction and engineering projects are often regarded as complex, involving a tangled web of advisors and contracts, and with a potential pitfall around every corner.

Whether our client is procuring or supplying, we aim to simplify the process and navigate the pitfalls. 

Our specialist construction lawyers work with you to provide pragmatic advice from advising on the procurement strategy, drafting and negotiating contracts with appropriate risk allocation, to being on call to provide clear advice on issues during and after construction.  Our advice will help you avoid problems but if they do arise, we will seek to minimize their impact and help you resolve them, if necessary by bringing or defending claims.

We have a track record of assisting clients to a successful conclusion on regeneration schemes and mixed use developments, new build and refurbishment projects, fitting out of new premises, long term repairs and maintenance contracts and complex engineering projects. 

We can help you with:

  • contracts (whether industry standard such as JCT, NEC, TPC, FIDIC, etc or bespoke forms): procurement strategies, drafting and negotiation, key risk reviews and contract audits
  • construction contract disputes: adjudication, arbitration, mediation and resolution through the courts
  • public procurement: choice of procedure, drafting or reviewing tender documents, advice during the procurement and defending or bringing challenges

 

 

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