Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Projects

Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Projects
Business Legal Services
I am looking to protect my business interests
with a new construction project. Can Irwin
Mitchell provide me with the right legal
At Irwin Mitchell, our team of experts specialising in
construction and infrastructure projects can ensure your plans
run as smoothly as possible. We can guide you through the
process, identifying any legal issues that might happen along
the way.
As one of the largest and most
successful providers of legal business
services in the country, we have a team
of specialist lawyers that can provide
high quality advice and assistance at
any stage of a retail office, residential,
leisure or industrial project.
Construction & Engineering
Our Construction and Infrastructure Projects Group
works across a wide range of projects including office
developments, logistics parks, waste, PPP and PFI,
energy and infrastructure projects, hotels, shopping
centres, education and community infrastructure,
residential and urban regeneration in the UK, Europe
and Middle East.
Irwin Mitchell have experts specialising in
everything from procurement strategies and dispute
resolution to contract preparation, negotiation and
administration; the group can also help you with
contract structures including traditional, design and
build, EPC contracts, construction management,
consultants’ appointments, guarantees and bonds.
Construction & Engineering
Our team is vastly experienced and have an
impressive track record of success. We offer a
specialist service to guide you safely through any
disputes arising out of construction and engineering
projects including:
• Claims for extensions of time and variations
• Claims by contractors for loss and expense arising
out of delayed or disrupted work
• Claims by employers for defective works or
liquidated damages for late completion of works
• Claims against professional consultants for
negligent design or over-certification
•Claims by contractors and professional
consultants for unpaid fees
• Advice on procurement including disputes in
relation to PFI and PPP schemes.
We can also help you understand the obligations
under your contracts and provide advice and
representation during any court, arbitration,
adjudication or mediation proceedings. We have
developed bespoke dispute resolution procedures
that are aimed at helping our clients manage
difficult situations during the course of long term
commercial relationships.
Our clients
Our Construction and Engineering Infrastructure
Projects Group acts for developers, funders, property
investment companies, owners, occupiers, consulting
engineers and architects, financial instructions,
government entities and contractors across a wide
range of construction matters. Recent transactional
experience includes:
• Gazeley: advised on the construction aspects of
the development of a production and warehouse
facility for leading drinks manufacture AG Barr PLC
at Magna Park, Milton Keynes
• Sheffield Hallam University: advised on the
completion of the University’s Heart of the
Campus development and various other schemes
for the University
• Peveril: advised on the construction aspects of a
sale to an investment purchaser
• Ca u d we l l Pro p e r t i e s : advised on the
development of luxury residential flats in Mayfair
• Redevco: advised on Redvaco’s redevelopment of
a City office block
• Clore Duffield Foundation: advised the
Foundation on the development of the Jewish
Community Centre for London
• Advised London’s leading business school on its
new teaching facilities
• Acted for a subcontractor in a claim for unpaid
fees where the contractor was alleging defective
• Acted for the employer in a claim against a
specialist contractor whose incorrect advice led to
remedial works being required, causing significant
losses and delay to the development
• Acted for an employer in a claim against its
architect where it had over-certified the value
of works that had been completed before a
contractor went into liquidation.
“Sheffield-based Julie Morrissy of Irwin Mitchell has a
loyal client following, and is regarded as being “extremely
experienced in construction law.” Her clients include
Volkerrail Group and Sheffield Hallam University.”
- Chambers & Partners, 2015
If you would like any further information on our services, please contact:
Julie Morrissy
T: +44 (0)114 274 4393
M: +44 (0)7918 671 665
E: [email protected]
Vanessa Greaves
Associate Solicitor
T: +44 (0)207 400 8712
M: +44 (0)7407 733 377
E: [email protected]
The Sheffield team has also taken roles on key
development projects in the region including:
• Chesterfield Waterfront regeneration
• Sheffield Lyceum refurbishment.
0370 1500 100
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Irwin Mitchell LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales, with number OC343897, and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
All Scottish cases will be handled by a separate Scottish legal practice, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP, which is regulated by the Law Society of Scotland.