Major Projects are thing of beauty and frustration. We know construction contracting inside out and can quickly give you some help on any issues you encounter. That’s why we offer construction law advice.
We have advised clients on site and can travel to your site office to look at your issues and we are especially good at dealing with delays, variations and claiming back retention.
Construction law is a branch of law that deals with matters relating to building construction, engineering, and related fields. It is in essence an amalgam of contract law, commercial law, planning law, employment law and tort. Construction law covers a wide range of legal issues including contract, negligence, bonds and bonding, guarantees and sureties, liens and other security interests, tendering, construction claims, and related consultancy contracts. Construction law affects many participants in the construction industry, including financial institutions, surveyors, quantity surveyors, architects, builders, engineers, construction workers, and planners.
Our Construction and Engineering expert is John Stocker John has 18 years’ experience of advising on the procurement of major energy, transport, water and other utilities construction and engineering projects. He has also widened his experience by advising a variety of start-ups and public companies encompassing a broad range of clients and industries with particular focus on construction, technology and professional services in the Middle East since 2012.
At SLI we are experienced in the full range of standard form construction contracts including JCT, ICE, NEC and GCWORKS forms and is a particular specialist in advising on the full FIDIC suite of contracts. In addition, he is a market leader in drafting complex bespoke agreements. He is able to advise on highly complex disputes involving detailed technical construction and engineering issues (defective works, delay and cumulative impact claims, errors in basic engineering, claims for loss and expense, disruption, force majeure, termination) and who is highly recommended .