Construction and engineering
Experience in a wide variety of claims arising from construction and engineering projects in adjudication, litigation, arbitration and ADR. Recent experience includes:
Acting for the residents of a luxury apartment building in a dispute arising from varied and significant defects in the façade against both the main contractor and specialist sub-contractor.
Major energy provider
Acting for a major energy provider in a dispute with its sub-contractor including a counter-claim for defects in enabling works carried out to install a district heating network.
Precious metal refiners
Acting for a company specialising in precious metal refining in relation to claims arising from a defective boiler designed and installed at one of its refineries by a specialist boiler company.
Major energy provider
Acting for a developer in adjudication defending a claim brought in adjudication on the basis of an alleged failure to provide a pay less notice within the required timeframe
Acting for a major energy provider in defending a claim brought in adjudication by its sub-contractor on the basis of an alleged failure to provide a pay less notice within the required timeframe.
Acting for a major energy provider in defending a claim brought in arbitration by its former claims consultants regarding fees allegedly due under a success fee agreement.
Delay and disruption claims
Acting for a luxury hotel in London in defending claims brought in adjudication by its fit-out contractor for extensions of time and associated loss and expense.
Acting for ABB Ltd in a £50 million dispute with its sub-contractor BAM Nuttall Ltd arising from compensation event claims under a NEC3 contract for power upgrade works to the London Underground. Acting in adjudication and in subsequent TCC application – see ABB Ltd v BAM Nuttall Ltd  EWHC 1983 (TCC)
South African contractor
Advising a South African main contractor on two disputes in adjudication arising out of works to two power plants near Johannesburg. The disputes concerned claims under a NEC3 form of contract relating to compensation events.
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Recent experience in rail disputes includes:
Acting for a franchisee in an £8 million claim for under-funding pursuant to its franchise agreement.
Acting for a franchisee in a contractual dispute regarding provision of transport for its staff.
Acting for a franchisee in relation to claims arising from damage caused to rolling stock due to an accident caused by a falling tree.