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About: Construction

Winckworth Sherwood’s recognised leading construction specialists advise a diverse client base on a variety of construction and engineering issues. We often work closely with the wider Real Estate team as well as the teams in Social HousingEducation, and Leisure & Hospitality, and Litigation. Our experts can assist you in the following key areas:

Development

  • Main contracts and sub-contracts incorporating standard forms as well as bespoke agreements for specialist situations
  • Framework arrangements
  • Collateral warranties, third party rights schedules and notices, bonds and guarantees
  • Consultancy appointments and step-in rights
  • Novations and assignments
  • Community Infrastructure Documents
  • International Contracts

Asset Management

  • Repair and maintenance contracts incorporating standard forms as well as bespoke agreements for housing stock
  • Construction aspects of leisure management agreements

Dispute Resolution

  • Resolution of final accounts, delay claims, valuation disputes, failures to achieve design or performance standards
  • Insured risk and insurance coverage claims
  • Litigation in Technology and Construction Court (TCC) and all other UK Courts
  • Arbitration in the UK and Internationally under the International rules, such as ICC, LCIA.  Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, AAA
  • Adjudications under both statutory rules and contractual conditions: enforcements
  • Mediation and Dispute Boards

Insolvency

  • Contract terminations, novations, re-negotiations when insolvency occurs
  • Contract reviews and audit for banks, receivers, administrators and liquidators

Regulatory

  • Wide ranging commercial affairs for regulated utilities in procurement and dispute resolution issues
  • Representations to the relevant regulators of health & safety
  • Sustainability and data protection legislation

Materials and Products

  • Supply and distribution contracts
  • Product liability claims and risk management

Key Contact



Eleanor
Kilminster

Partner and Head of Construction, London

Tel: +44 (0)20 7593 5145

Eleanor Kilminster

Partner and Head of Construction, London

Tel: +44 (0)20 7593 5145

Key Contact

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10 November 2020 | 10.00am

Heat Seminar with Switch2 Energy – The role of 4th and 5th generation heat networks in meeting net zero goals

Heat network specialist Switch2 Energy and lawyers Winckworth Sherwood are hosting two webinars to help housing providers plan and deliver[…..]

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