Construction & Procurement
The team is led by Patrick Fleming and Jonathan Forrester who oversee a team which always goes beyond the call of duty for clients to provide commercial, practical advice designed to achieve the most cost efficient result. The team are ranked as a Band 1 firm in Chambers and Partners and a first tier firm in Legal 500.
The team handles multi-million pound disputes, mortgage repossession and forfeiture actions on behalf of local and national landlords and property developers.
Throughout the last year, they have defended and pursued the enforcement of Adjudicator’s Awards and has acted for employers, developers, specialist contractors, consultants and industry professionals in High Court disputes. This has resulted in real growth in demand for its advice on procurement disputes.
The team has enjoyed considerable experience of Alternative Dispute Resolution. In particular adjudication, arbitration and mediation. We have been involved in mediations concerning high value, multi-party construction disputes.
Jonathan Forrester & Michael King have successfully completed the Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation training course provided by the Law Society of Northern Ireland.
Julie-Ann McCaffrey is an ADR Group Certified Mediator.
The team also has an extensive and growing non-contentious construction practice and currently advises prominent developers, professionals and contractors on a number of ongoing projects. We are currently advising on non contentious issues relating to the contractual documentation, appointments and collateral warranties for clients in both the public and private sector.