Construction law advice in Scotland, the UK and beyond

Our construction and engineering team are trusted advisers to developers, contractors and consultants, funders and end users of the full range of construction and engineering projects. This includes residential, commercial real estate (offices, retail, hotel and mixed use developments), renewable energy and infrastructure projects.

Led by Partners recognised as leading practitioners in their field, we deal with all aspects of such projects in the UK and beyond from advising on procurement processes and contract structures to providing strategic guidance during the delivery of a project.

We provide assistance with contract drafting, negotiation, interpretation and assembly for all types of industry standard form and bespoke contracts.

We also provide strategic advice and representation in relation to construction disputes - and can represent our clients at each stage, from negotiation and mediation through to adjudication, arbitration and litigation.

Clients include public and private sector developers, national and international contractors, consultants, sub-contactors, funders, owners, purchasers and tenants, as well as investor owners, purchasers and tenants of completed projects.

Our construction team were key members of the legal team responsible for the successful delivery of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014. We provided critical input on all contracts required for the preparation of Games venues – including the transformation of Hampden Park into a world-class athletics arena complete with ‘floating’ track.

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Why choose us?

We are acutely aware of the commercial as well as the legal considerations facing the construction and engineering sector.

Competitive bidding and pricing, supplier engagement, contract administration, claims management, whatever challenges you face - we are well equipped to advise and help you achieve reasonable packages and resolutions which will protect your business and minimise exposure to risk.

Our team works closely with specialist colleagues in real estate, banking & finance, renewable energy, infrastructure & projects, corporate and planning & environmental to offer a one-stop shop service to our clients on a wide variety of projects.

Our key services include:

  • Ancillary document management
  • Back-to-back drafting
  • Bid reviews
  • Contract assembly
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Dispute avoidance
  • Dispute resolution
  • Procurement advice

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