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Construction, Engineering, and Projects

Our global team has an unrivalled understanding of the construction and engineering industry. Our project-focused contract risk management analysis, state-of-the-art dispute resolution and litigation skills, and deep industry knowledge will bring your most intricate projects to completion.

We work with owners, developers, contractors, consultants, engineers, project managers, and government entities on high-value infrastructure projects across all key sectors, guiding them through different procurement techniques and assisting with the most complex contract tenders, negotiations, and drafting.

We are keen to help you avoid disputes, a commitment shown by our early case assessment service, Prism, which won the 2016 British Legal Award for Legal Services Innovation.

Representative experience

A top-tier firm in the Chambers & Partners Global legal directory.

We innovate to reduce costs – our early case assessment service, Prism, won the 2016 British Legal Award for Legal Services Innovation.

Acted for a contractor who received a large award in a dispute involving a residential and golf course construction project in Colorado.

Acted for a Japanese contractor on a construction dispute at a water and power plant project in Algeria.

Acted in a London LCIA arbitration relating to the construction of an energy facility by an international energy company.

Acted in an EU procurement claim, following the award of the new Eurostar trains contract, a Top 20 case in The Lawyer magazine.

Advised a main contractor on design and delay disputes at an offshore wind farm in adjudication, arbitration, and court proceedings.

Advised an EPC contractor on delay and disruption claims under a light rail telecommunications equipment design and installation PFI contract.

Advising a leading property company on the landmark redevelopment of King's Cross, London.

Drafted and negotiated the contracts for the procurement of new state-of-the-art printing facilities for a major global news corporation.

Examined issues such as step-in rights, concurrent delay, and design interfaces for a contractor working on power stations in Southern Africa.

For global contractors, we drafted FIDIC contracts for the design, build, and operation of Middle Eastern water treatment and desalination plants.

Quickly settled (for 90% of the damages claimed) in a multimillion dollar international construction arbitration involving offshore production.

Regularly advised a designer and project manager on contract risk management for a major transport hub over several years.

Represented a contractor on claims involving the design and construction of a chemical plant, one of the Top 100 verdicts of the year.

Represented a contractor who designed and built a large automated airport cargo handling facility in litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Settled disputes of sums exceeding US$100m with the design and build contractor of a major Hong Kong transport project following mediation.

Worked alongside the owner and operator of a power plant in Trinidad to resolve construction delays.

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