Angus is a partner based in London and a member of the construction and engineering disputes team.  He has a strong interest in supporting the firm's Asian clients within the construction/engineering sector, and recently delivered a series of client seminars in Tokyo, explaining the 2017 updates to the FIDIC forms of contract.

Having trained with the firm, Angus qualified into the construction and engineering disputes team in 2007.  From 2010 - 2012 he was based in the Hogan Lovells Tokyo office, for most of that time on secondment to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) as International Counsel. While at MHI he provided dispute avoidance, regulatory and contract negotiation/drafting advice on more than 90 different projects including nuclear power, renewable power, conventional thermal power, chemical plants, rail transportation systems and other heavy machinery projects. 

Angus returned to the firm as a partner in 2017, following five years working in the London office of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe, Ltd (MHPS-EU), latterly as General Counsel and Company Secretary in charge of a team in London and Duisburg, Germany.

Education and admissions

Education

Pembroke College

M.A., Cambridge University

Memberships

Society for Construction Law

Bar admissions and qualifications

England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising an EPCM contractor in a major airport project in the Middle East.

Advising a German engineering company in mediation and English High Court proceedings relating to an accident at sea aboard an ultra-deepwater drillship.

Advising a biomass power plant owner on alleged defects by contractors.

Advising a machinery/heavy equipment supplier on alleged defects in gas turbine and steam turbine equipment in the Middle East.

Advising an EPC contractor on criminal prosecutions in local courts during project execution in Africa.

Advising a power plant maintenance contractor on its liability for delay LDs and pass-through of claims to its site labour sub-contractor.

Advising an EPC contractor on a power outage and consequential losses in South-East Asia caused by its sub-contractor.

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