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Education construction and capital projects

Our expert team has extensive experience of advising on a wide range of construction and capital project issues, including obtaining regulatory and stakeholder approvals, the political drivers for funding streams and the need for tight project and risk management to ensure that the provision of education isn’t disrupted.

We advise across the breadth of organisations engaged in construction and capital projects in the education sector, including education providers, local authorities, building contractors and consultants. As a consequence, we have developed a wealth of practical experience and knowledge to offer you.

In addition to our experience of putting the right contract and arrangements in place, we have significant experience of advising on dispute resolution and the management of claims handling, having successfully advised numerous organisations on handling and settling claims. Our experience ranges from small-value disputes to complex high-value claims and all forums for dispute resolution, including adjudication and arbitration, expert determination, mediation and court proceedings, allowing us to provide you with effective, expert support, regardless of your circumstances.

We provide:

  • Construction and engineering contracts – we draft, review and negotiate all standard and bespoke forms of contract and construction security documents.
  • Construction due diligencefor both purchases and leases of commercial property.
  • Dispute and claims resolution – our expert team is available whenever you require support with claims handling and the management of disputes.
  • Cost v. risk analysis – we provide reports to identify and explain your rights and remedies under contracts.
  • Advice on the Priority Schools Building Programmenow known as ‘PF2’.
  • Training – we provide a comprehensive range of training, including general workshops and interactive sessions on standard-form contracts, to more focused training on specific issues areas and contract management.

We have been recognised for the work we do

Chambers and Partners Ranking 2018

Chambers and Partners UK 2017 – Ranked Practice Areas

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