Ben specialises in non-contentious construction matters. He acts for both public and private sector clients including local authorities, property developers and owners, funders, contractors and construction professionals.
He acts for a number of developers in connection with the design and construction of office buildings, retail parks, supermarkets and mixed-use schemes.
His recent experience includes:
Advising a technology contractor on a £70 million EPC contract and sub-contracts for an energy from waste facility forming part of a PFI;
Advising a developer on contracts for the conversion of office premises into a major serviced apartment scheme in the City of London;
Advising a private healthcare provider in relation to the development of a dementia care campus via two-stage tender and using Building Information Modelling - he is experienced in dealing with numerous industry standard contracts including JCT, NEC, IChemE and PFI.
"Ben Thomas specialises in non-contentious construction advice, including waste-to-energy projects. He is described as "exceptionally diligent"." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Construction, Bristol