What can Stuart do for you?
Stuart's a partner in the projects and construction and engineering team and specialises in transactional work and developing procurement strategies. He deals with government outsourcing projects, construction, engineering and facilities management contracts.
Stuart's extremely knowledgeable in government contracts such as MSC and PSC, and specialises in the NEC suite of contracts. He also works with JCT, MF/1, IChemE and FIDIC.
Supporting your ambitions
Stuart works with government departments and employers at an early stage of a project. He uses his experience to help clients avoid 'pitfalls', so that the procurement runs smoothly.
Stuart also advises clients on how to structure transactional documents so that they identify and address all risks appropriately. Stuart and the team have developed a menu of Z clauses for the NEC suite which can be tailored to suit individual capital works and FM contracts. He also reviews the technical, pricing and governance schedules to ensure that they're correct and dovetail with the main body.
Stuart's also been co-opted onto a number of client project management teams. He uses his in-depth knowledge to provide practical and pragmatic advice throughout the life of a project.
What do others say?
Stuart is named in both Chambers and Legal 500.
The latest edition of Chambers says "Stuart is a very good lawyer with strong commercial awareness and is trusted to give sound advice" and "Stuart Thompson is knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with."
Legal 500 lists him as a leading individual and quotes clients as saying:
'His expertise is invaluable.‘
'He is smart, responsive, witty and all-round a great person to work with.vIn fact it doesn't feel like work at all most of the time. He is my go to man on all building/construction contract related issues.'
What else should you know?
Stuart's a member of the Society of Construction Law and the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association.
He's also a trustee of the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation and works with a number of local charities.