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Whether involved in a small scale renovation or extension or a large scale development our specialist team offer a commercial and practical approach to assist in resolving disputes.  We work closely with all manner of individuals and businesses, helping to quickly indentify key issues that are threatening your project and developing a strategy that best meets your objectives, giving clear and comprehensive advice in how to minimise the risks moving forward.

We have experience dealing with disputes arising from many of the Standard Form building, construction or engineering contracts such as JCT, NEC and other industry approved  contracts as well as more bespoke agreements, and whether you are a property owner, employer, builder, supplier or a professional consultant such as an architect, engineer, or quantity surveyor our specialist team is on hand to proactively guide you through the heavily regulated dispute resolution process.

This can include direct negotiation, mediation, adjudication, and arbitration, as well as expert determination or litigation through the courts.  Our wide ranging experience in dealing with industry specific construction and engineering contracts, in addition to more bespoke contractual agreements, means we can assist you with the following:

Defects or Delays

Losses and expenses

Late Payment

Retention claims

Extension of time

Liquidated Damages


Contra-charges and Costs to Complete

Loss of Profit

Final Account dispute

Our Team

Adam Hollis

Adam Hollis

LLP Member and Head Of Department
Peter Kidd

Peter Kidd

Senior Associate Solicitor
Lucy Steadman

Lucy Steadman

Evie McCormick

Evie McCormick


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