Michael is highly experienced in the drafting and negotiation of building and engineering contracts and associated documentation for a wide variety of projects including: construction of public buildings, offices and industrial premises; hotels; retail developments; residential developments including student accommodation; road and infrastructure works; and plant and renewable energy projects including off-shore works.
He also provides advice in relation to contentious construction matters representing clients in adjudication and providing a specialist resource for the firm’s Litigation team.
As well as acting for clients within the construction sector (contractors, sub-contractors and professionals), he also acts for their employers and parties having an interest in projects (both private and public sector organisations) covering a wide range of industry sectors including commercial real estate (investors and developers); retail and leisure (occupiers/operators); banking (development and acquisition finance providers); housing (for private sale or social rent); and energy (renewables and natural resources).
Clients for whom Michael has acted include: Scottish Government; Scottish Prison Service; Scottish Court Service; Forestry Commission Scotland; Glasgow 2014 Limited; Highlands & Islands Enterprise; Global Infrastructure; Natural Power Consultants Limited; Glasgow Housing Association Limited; River Clyde Homes; Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership; HSBC; Clydesdale Bank plc; Allied Irish Bank; and Co-Operative Bank plc.
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession lists Michael as a “Leader in the Field” in Construction Law, where he has been recognised for his years of experience in contentious and non-contentious construction matters. Michael is listed by Legal 500 as a “Recommended Lawyer” in Construction.
Michael is also a Law Society of Scotland Accredited Specialist in Construction Law.
“Michael Conroy heads the construction department, advising public and private sector clients on contentious and non-contentious mandates.”
“Michael Conroy heads the practice from Glasgow and is experienced in the drafting and negotiation of building and engineering contracts.”
"He's a very thorough lawyer who is easy to talk to and understands the market."
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