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Welcome to Construction and engineering

A successful construction or engineering project calls for clear thinking, commitment and an ability to balance the different demands while keeping a keen focus on getting the job done.

In a similar way, the legal advice required in the construction sector needs to fit in seamlessly with the job in hand, be on time and within cost parameters.

Our construction and engineering team combines years of experience across a wide range of projects and developments with a pragmatic, skilled approach which always keeps the end result centre stage.

Committed to achieving our clients’ objectives, we never lose sight of the final goal and work to take down walls rather than build barriers to progress.

As a result, our construction and engineering team’s services are in demand from clients across all commercial sectors, including process engineering, pharmaceuticals, housebuilding, chemical engineering, commercial developments, civil engineering and construction materials supplies, with our advice being sought on both commercial matters and dispute resolution.

Whatever the assignment – from a major multi-million pound development to a small-scale project agreement – we have the skills and the experience to deliver the job to our clients’ expectations.

And if matters get difficult, our team’s ability to deploy a wide range of dispute resolution techniques ensures we can choose the right tool to get the job done.

Our range of services includes:

To find out more about our truly constructive approach to legal services, please get in touch.

Independent Verdict

  • "An outstanding team with a fine track record on large-scale construction projects."

    Chambers & Partners

  • "High-quality practice that acts in sophisticated contentious and non-contentious matters for major clients in both the public and private sectors. Notable expertise in engineering and house building projects."

    Chambers & Partners

  • "A well-respected team"

    Chambers & Partners

  • “This firm's work is drawn from both public and private sector clients, and it is particularly noted for its experience in engineering and energy-related matters."

    Client quote, Chambers & Partners

  • "They are prepared to spend time exploring appropriate strategies."

    Client quote, Chambers & Partners

Construction and engineering News and Events

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Construction and engineering briefings, observation and comment

Construction Update: A more proportionate pre-action protocol?

posted: March, 2017

The Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes ('the Protocol') has been in force since October 2000. Its new incarnation came into force on 9 November 2016 and was welcomed by many in the industry who had found its predecessor wanting in some respects.

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