Emma RileySenior Associate
Works with clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors advising and assisting in resolution of disputes.
I am an experienced lawyer specialising in construction and public procurement related disputes and investigatory work helping clients to resolve issues in a cost effective way. I have particular expertise within the public and social housing sectors but also a wide range of experience in handling general commercial disputes and complex debt recovery.
I have experience in all standard forms of construction contract and advise on a wide range of disputes including disputes over final accounts, defective works, contractor administration, professional negligence as well as challenging and defending public procurement processes.
My experience includes resolving disputes through mediation, arbitration, adjudication and court as well as delivering training on dispute avoidance and management.
Providers need to be alive to the risk of contractors becoming insolvent and how to limit the resulting inevitable disruption.
Housing associations must continue to deliver core functions effectively and compliantly notwithstanding the uncertainty over the standards to which you will be held in the future.
Over the last few years the meaning of “asset management” has changed from being all about repairs to understanding that assets might not stay in an organisation forever.
The Grenfell Tower tragedy has understandably prompted a fundamental reconsideration of how building safety is approached for High-Rise Residential Buildings.
Results from the latest three-yearly valuation of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) are starting to trickle through.
The potential for Brexit with or without a deal causes uncertainty, and credit rating agencies do not like uncertainty.
Let’s face it, Wills are underappreciated and often overlooked. In fact, around 54% of the British public do not have one!
A recent case throws light on the scope of the exemption for “land transactions” from the need for an OJEU tender process.
A leaked report into maternity services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust revealed by The Independent has been described as the “largest maternity scandal in NHS history”.
The Pensions Regulator is showing its determination to improve the prudent management of Local Government Pension funds by digging deep into the internal workings of these funds.
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