Construction - London (Firms)
Basic facts about the department
- 7 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Advises on engineering, building and development projects, alongside disputes. Significant and expanding focus on renewable energy projects, including issues relating to wind, solar and waste to energy.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"They compare very favourably against other firms in regard to value for money and level of service."
What's new? Alan Woolston has joined the practice from Field Fisher Waterhouse.
Work highlights Advised Viacom International Media Networks on the refurbishment of its London headquarters, in Camden.
Acted for Hitachi Zosen Inova on the design and construction of several waste to energy plants in the UK.
Practice head Gillian Birkby advises a range of clients on the drafting of contracts and contract-related disputes. She has recently been instructed by a number of high-profile clients in arbitrations and projects work.
Alan Erwin specialises in transactional matters, specifically acting for clients on the negotiation and drafting of construction and engineering contracts. He is "one of the most methodical lawyers I've come across," notes an observer.
Alan Woolston handles both non-contentious and dispute avoidance work. He is well versed in advising on high-value projects work.
Significant clients Association for Project Safety, Base Contacts, Becks Interiors, British Steel Pension Fund, Construction Industry Council.