My role

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.

My experience

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.

My specialisms

  • Construction dispute resolution
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Public procurement law
Standard of proof in suicide cases
Standard of proof in suicide cases

A long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified that a lower standard of proof should apply than previously thought before an Inquest can return a conclusion of suicide.

Managing absenteeism in education
Managing absenteeism in education

In a challenging economic climate with continuing budget cuts and increasing expectations of staff, sickness absence remains an ongoing problem that is important to address.

Contract management pitfalls
Contract management pitfalls

Social housing providers will routinely have a number of construction projects underway at any one time. It is essential for client teams to understand and avoid key contract management pitfalls.

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