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Dan is a partner in our Construction and Engineering Group and advises on both contentious and non-contentious work. He has specialised in construction law since 2007 and acted on a wide range of projects including residential, student accommodation, build-to-rent, commercial, infrastructure and sports stadia. Dan's client base includes developers, contractors, specialist sub-contractors, funders and local authorities.

Dan advises on the drafting and negotiation of all forms of construction documentation including but not limited to building contracts (both major and bespoke forms), professional appointments, novation agreements, collateral warranties, performance bonds, guarantees and other associated project documents.  He also has significant experience in drafting and negotiating construction related provisions in agreements for lease, forward funding agreements, development agreements and such other similar documents.

Dan also advises on construction related disputes with a particular experience in the adjudication arena.


Dan’s experience includes:

  • Acting for a number of student accommodation providers (including listed companies) on some of the largest student schemes in the UK.
  • Acting for Caddick Developments on a number of schemes including the regeneration of SOYO, Leeds.
  • Acting for Opus Land in respect of a number of logistic hubs in the north of England.
  • Acting for One Medical Group on a number of new medical centres constructed nationally.
  • Acting for Moda Living in respect of a number of build-to-rent schemes across the UK including the recent £260m scheme in Hove (824 homes).
  • Advising on forward fund agreements in the student, build-to-rent and logistic sectors.
  • Acting for national developers on retail and regeneration schemes across the country.
  • Acting for Local Authorities on new office space and town regeneration projects;
  • Acting for a number of sport clubs (including a number of Premier League football clubs) on stadia works and new training grounds.

What people say

  • Dan provides an exceptional service, always considering the commercial and practical aspects in any legal advice provided. I would recommend Dan to any client needing a strong construction lawyer

    Legal 500, client quote