Within Construction Cleaver Fulton Rankin is a First Tier Firm

May 24, 2013


Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s market-leading team of lawyers deliver commercial and practical comprehensive advice, designed to achieve the most cost efficient result, to a diverse range of public and private clients. Led by Director Patrick Fleming, the construction team specialises in providing advice across the spectrum of non-contentious matters such as building contracts, appointments, bonds and collateral warranties. On the contentious side, the team also has considerable experience in advising clients on dispute avoidance and handling multi-million pound dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration, litigation and adjudication.

Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s dedicated lawyers have a wealth of experience. Throughout the last year Patrick Fleming was the lead adviser to the Titanic Quarter Limited in the construction of the recently completed Titanic film studios. He advised Harcourt Construction (NI) Limited as contractor on one of the largest and most prestigious construction projects across Northern Ireland – Titanic Belfast. The practice is currently advising Castlereagh Borough Council on the refurbishment of the Dundonald International Ice Bowl.

The team has considerable experience in alternative dispute resolution and have been involved in numerous mediations ranging from areas such as public procurement challenges to disputes over defects in building contracts. The team is currently advising the Northern Ireland Science Park on its development of the North West Regional Science Park. Cleaver Fulton Rankin is also delighted to be ranked at first tier in Chambers UK, for the second year in this area of law, which notes, “This well-respected firm offers expertise in construction matters relating to educational and residential premises, pharmaceutical service centres and entertainment facilities. Clients benefit from the comprehensive service provided by the construction team’s association with the firm’s corporate, property, planning and licensing departments”.