What can Alexandra do for you?
Alexandra is a solicitor specialising in construction and engineering law. She advises on all the whole lifecycle of a construction project.
- Advising on procurement strategy to ensure that projects are set up taking into account client's aims and appetite for risk
- Drafting and negotiating construction contracts, appointments and collateral documents, including all standard forms of construction contract
- Advising on construction disputes, which includes managing tricky issues as they arise to minimise the risk of disputes
- Alternative dispute resolution via mediation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation
Supporting my clients' ambitions
Examples of Alexandra's work:
Representing a local authority defending a £40m claim by a national contractor via adjudication, and successfully defending the positive adjudication decision through arbitration
Advising on contractor and consultant frameworks for a public sector client to deliver over £1bn of works
Part of the successful team in the Supreme Court case of Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc regarding the limitation period for claims for repayment of adjudication awards
Advising a Trust on the procurement of a contractor for a £170m new hospital using the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract and a pre-construction agreement based on the NEC4 Professional Services Contract
Representing the successful contractor in Mears Ltd v Costplan Services (South East) Ltd, regarding the meaning of practical completion under a building contract
What do others say?
Alexandra has been named in both Legal 500 and Chambers for a number of years.
She is named as a rising star in Legal 500 and as a Star Associate in Chambers
The latest edition of Chambers says "Alex Pike has shown an in-depth understanding of the construction issues affecting our client and the subsequent disputes that this has entailed"
What else should you know?
Alexandra is a member of TeCSA and the Society of Construction Law.
Outside of work, Alexandra enjoys travelling to brush up on her language skills (Italian and French) and experience new cultures.