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Burges Salmon LLP

Construction

3 ranked lawyersBand 1South WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Powerful force in the market providing a broad range of clients with support on transactional and litigious matters. Regularly involved in big-ticket projects in an array of sectors, with particular areas of expertise including renewable and nuclear energy schemes, water infrastructure and major transport projects across the South West. Able to handle both domestic and international matters, with experience in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Strengths

A client says: "It's a strong team that works well together handling complex matters in short and demanding timescales."

Work highlights

Acted for Transport for Wales on all construction aspects of a major national rail infrastructure project in the UK to transform the Wales and Borders franchise and South Wales Metro.

Notable practitioners

Marcus Harling regularly advises on procurement and construction aspects of commercial developments and transport projects. He represents clients including developers, government bodies and universities.

Richard Adams specialises in contentious construction issues, advising on major contractual disputes along with claims for defects and delays. He has experience handling arbitration and adjudication proceedings as well as litigation.
"Richard is very practical, with strong case management skills, and provides clear strategic direction for the team." "He is all over the brief and knows every detail. He also has a desire to reach a sensible commercial outcome."

Steven James regularly acts for clients in various sectors on both transactions and disputes relating to major construction projects. He has experience advising on matters relating to nuclear and renewable energy sites as well as utilities and transport infrastructure.

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Construction

Burges Salmon LLP

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Location

1 Glass Wharf

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS2 0ZX

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

South West

Construction


Marcus Harling
Band 1
Richard Adams
Band 3
Steven James
Band 2