What can Stuart do for you?
Stuart specialises in transactional work, dispute management and dispute resolution. He focuses on the construction, energy and infrastructure sectors as well as other areas of construction law, including FM agreements, PPP and construction procurement.
Stuart is extremely knowledgeable in all main construction and engineering contracts such as JCT, NEC, IChemE, ICE, ICC, FIDIC as well as numerous bespoke forms.
Supporting your ambitions
Stuart works with clients at an early stage of a project, so that it is procured properly. He uses his experience to help clients avoid 'pitfalls', so that the procurement runs smoothly.
Stuart also advises clients on how to structure transactional and construction documents so that they identify and address all risks appropriately. He often reviews the technical specifications too, to ensure that they are correct.
Stuart has been co-opted onto a number of client project management teams. He has used his knowledge of money, overrun and defects cases to provide practical and pragmatic advice.
What do others say?
Stuart is recognised as a leading individual for construction law. He is noted as an adviser with "sound strategic and technical advice with an approach that engenders calmness and reassurance in times of uncertainty and stress". He is also known as someone who, "has a detailed knowledge of options and contracts, as well as being incredibly pragmatic and practical."
What else should you know?
Stuart heads the firm's Asia desk and spends time working with lawyers and clients based in Asia. He is also a trustee of the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation and he works with a number of local charities. Stuart is also a keen sportsman, although his creaking body means that he now prefers to watch sport, rather than participating in it!