Construction and Engineering Disputes
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Disputes

Despite the best of intentions sometimes a dispute on a construction and engineering project is simply unavoidable. We understand how worrying it can be when you are facing a dispute.

What we do

We leave no stone unturned and quickly get to the root of the dispute. From the outset, we establish your real objectives, the strengths of your case, your prospects of success and seek to minimise costs and disruption to your business.

When time is of the essence, we can provide a 'client hot-line' service giving you immediate access to legal advice on your dispute from someone who is familiar with the background of your project.

What we are known for

We vigorously protect your interests in connection with a full range of construction and engineering disputes whether you are a contractor, sub-contractor, developer, public and private sector property owner/operator, consultant or insurer of construction, engineering and professional risks.

Typically the issues we are involved in include claims for delay and disruption, extensions of time, loss and expense and the cost of remedying defects. We also deal with disputes arising out of claims in relation to performance bonds, collateral warranties, design and build obligations and all areas of dispute arising from PFI contracts.

Remarkable client care

As part of our unrivaled client care programme, we regularly produce know-how documents to assist you in understanding the procedures and issues involved in construction dispute resolution. Click here for a copy of our Adjudication Procedure Flowchart. 

What our clients say

'One interviewee comments: "They are flexible, proactive, well informed and client-focused".' Chambers and Partners UK 2019 Edition, Construction, North East

"They are an integral part of our team. They are placing risk where it can be best managed and interpreting the risks into a contract." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Construction

"They are ideally placed to deliver excellent results." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Construction

"You trust their advice and then it develops into business friendships." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Construction, UK Wide

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