Construction and engineering

From allocating contractual risk to resolving disputes, our expertise and genuine sector knowledge means we give you sound, commercial advice on construction and engineering law.

Construction and engineering projects are always made up of multiple moving parts and often performed under challenging circumstances. Whilst each project is different, similar issues are likely to arise. Our construction and engineering lawyers will support you at every stage of your project from inception, through design, construction and commissioning period up to and after completion of the works.

We have an in depth understanding of how the industry works so you get first class legal advice, with practical and commercial solutions

Our experience

Our experience includes:

  • procurement
  • consultant appointments
  • all the main standard form contracts including JCT, NEC,FIDIC,MF/1, ICE, IChemE and LOGIC as well as all the consultant standard forms
  • FM (Facilities Management)
  • ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)
  • modern methods of construction
  • fire related issues
  • adjudication 
  • specialist litigation in the Technology and Construction Court and appellate courts
  • domestic and international arbitration 
  • alternative dispute resolution

Our clients

Our clients include public and private sector employers to consultants, contractors, sub-contractor, and specialist suppliers and manufacturers.

  • Bruntwood
  • Cantillon
  • Homes England
  • South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
  • Royal Northern College of Music
  • University of Birmingham 
  • University of Cambridge
  • Urban&Civic

Legal resources you may find useful

  • A dedicated LinkedIn showcase page on construction and engineering law.
  • Our construction and engineering blog will keep you up-to-date with insights and changes to the law.
  • Mills & Reeve gives construction advice to clients within the North West in the arts sector; Royal Northern College of Music, Contact Theatre and Hallé. Find out about their projects and how Mills & Reeve have provided support to them.

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