How can we help you?

Our dual qualified team is recognised as leaders in their field and who are well known within both construction and legal industries. The team led by Henry Hathaway provide commercial, clear and concise advice on construction projects. Our objective is to identify and foresee the common and most complex issues and to provide tailor made resolutions and strategies in the most cost-effective way.

We work with clients including funds, local authorities, developers, employers, contractors, designers, subcontractors and many more. We provide advice and services in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters:

Non-Contentious matters:

  • Drafting of Development agreements and contract formation including review and advice/negotiation.
  • Consultant appointments
  • Performance bonds
  • Collateral Warranties
  • Health and Safety
  • Insurance
  • Contractual issues at project set-up such as tendering process and contract review/drafting.
  • Procurement and regulatory issues including public procurement
  • Joint Ventures and corporate structures
  • Drafting and advising on standard form and bespoke contracts, professional appointments, collateral warranties, performance bonds, parent company guarantees
  • Advice on project management issues
  • Health and Safety and Employment law

Contentious matters:

  • Pre-Action advice on payment disputes and advice relating to the development of claims or defending of claims
  • Dealing with Construction Claims and Payment related issues and insolvency
  • Representation throughout any negotiations including formal conciliation.
  • Adjudication
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Breaches of contract including defects under the contract and monetary claims
  • Professional negligence
  • Product Liability